Talks and presentations are given regularly between September and May at Church House on Old Main Street (just by the Parish Church) in Bingley. The postcode for SatNav users is BD16 2RH. Click here to see a photo of Church House. In the three summer months of June, July and August we usually arrange a local history walk nearby.

There is a charge of £2.50 for each event, but no membership or joining fee. All welcome!


Speaker or
Walk Leader



Programme for 2023/2024

8 Jun 2023

Derek Barker

Northcliffe Walk

Meet at car park area on Cliff Wood Avenue, Shipley BD18 3DE, 7pm start

13 Jul 2023

Morton Archive Group

Glimpse of East Morton - Walk

Meet in Congregation Church car park - when coming up Morton Lane from the canal, turn right after St Luke’s Church before the telephone box BD20 5RS, 7pm start

10 Aug 2023

Susan Hart

Church Lands and Bailey Hills - Walk

Meet in Main St car park opposite Martinez Wines BD16 2HZ , 7pm start

14 Sep 2023

John Dewhirst

Bingley’s part in the sporting revolution of the nineteenth century

Church House, 7:30pm

12 Oct 2023

Dave Weldrake

The Lost Kingdom of Elmet

Church House, 7:30pm

9 Nov 2023

Barry Lerner

The fall and rise of Bradford Beck

Church House, 7:30pm

14 Dec 2023

Allan Mirfield

The People's Pride of Place

Church House, 7:30pm

14 Dec 2023

David Davis

Life and Leisure from 1945 to 1959

11 Jan 2024

Geoff Twentyman

A Sanitary Man in the 1960s

Church House, 7:30pm

8 Feb 2024

Glyn Watkins

Bishop Blaise’s Woolly Bradford History

14 Mar 2024

Derek Barker

Northcliffe Heritage Project

Church House, 7:30pm

11 Apr 2024

No Talk

XXX No talk XXX

9 May 2024

Stephen Caunce

You Always Remember Your Co-op Number: The Amazing Rise of the People’s Own Shops

Church House, 7:30pm


Please note: All events are subject to change without notice, due to circumstances beyond our control.




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