2018/2019 TALKS DIARY

All talks are held in the Cross Gates Methodist Church Hall at 8 pm on the last Monday of each month and are open to the general public. There is a charge of £2 which includes refreshments after the talk.

29th January
Illustrated talk by Jackie Dupelle
"Views of the Fulneck Moravian Settlement"

26th February
Illustrated talk by Neil Redfern, Principal Inspector of Ancient Monuments, Historic England.
"Heritage Management: Preservation or Creativity"

26th March
Illustrated talk by Roy Cressey
"Shipping of the Yorkshire Ouse"

30th April
Illustrated talk and video by David Teal
"The History of the Maypole at Barwick in Elmet"
Followed by Pie & Pea Supper

25th June
Tri-annual General Meeting followed by an
Illustrated talk by Lucy Moore
"Women in Leeds 1914 - 1918"

24h September
Illustrated talk by Bobbie Miller
"Quarries: Arts and Heritage"
an illustrated talk about some of the Quarry Arts projects, including Musical Rocks and Quarry Tales.

29th October
Illustrated talk by Michael Turner
"World War One Pilots & Bramham Moor Airfield"

26th November
Illustrated talk by John Pease
"The Story of Thomas Green & Son, makers of Lawn Mowers and Road Rollers"

Meetings - 2019

28h January
Illustrated talk by Mike Turpin
"From Antiquarians to Archaeology"

25th February
Illustrated talk by Michael Meadowcroft,
"The Fascinating Politics of Leeds - the Men & Women who changed the city"

25th March
Illustrated talk by Oliver Cooper
"Fifteen Years of Archaeological Investigation at Thorpe Park"

29th April
Illustrated talk by Ann Lightman (Friends of Lawnswood)
"Behind the Chapel"
Followed by Pie & Pea Supper

24th June
Illustrated talk by Derek Martin
"Pedestriennes: 19th Century Female Athletes"

30th September
Illustrated talk by Jacki & Bob Lawrence
"Stalwarts of Leeds"
A look at the lives of Leonora Cohen and Sir Montague Burton

28th October
Illustrated talk by Ken Cothliff
"The History of Leeds/Bradford Airport"

25h November
Illustrated talk by Jane Ellis
"How well do you know Leeds?"
A light hearted interactive discussion on aspects of Leeds