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Mytholmroyd Historical Society | Events

Programme of Events for 2020

The programme of events is suspended until the trip in August.

  • 8th August, (Saturday), Annual Excursion – The trip is to the Macclesfield Silk Museum and the adjacent Paradise Mill and Buxton. Paradise Mill involves a guided tour, which takes about one hour, of what is regarded as Europe’s largest known collection of Jacquard silk handlooms in their original setting. You will see all stages of silk weaving, from cocoon, to the finished fabric. Leaving Mytholmroyd Community Centre car park at 8:45am. Leave Buxton around 5:30pm. Price £24.50.
  • 11th September – Speaker, Amy Binns – Changing times, changing heroines
  • 9th October – Speaker, Kim Pearson – More on the Wainstalls waifs
  • 13th November – Speaker, Peter Thornborrow – Halifax in 50 buildings, Part 1
  • 11th December – AGM followed by member’s evening and refreshments
  • Members have free membership of Hebden Bridge Local History Society Library.

Please contact Dianne Harwood 01422 350886 for further details.