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 for each event, but no membership or joining fee. All welcome!


Speaker or Leader



08 Jun 2017

Kate Toch (Friends of Deveonshire Park)

Walk - Keighley’s Hidden Gem, the story of Devonshire Park

Meet at the gates at Spring Gardens Lane/ Vernon Court BD20 6LA at 7pm

13 Jul 2017

Visit Keighley Bus Museum - By Bus!

Meet on Keighley Road, outside the Parish Church at 7pm

10 Aug 2017

Robert Whitehead

Walk - Through Castlefields and back along the towpath

Meet next to the Fire Station on Main Street at 7pm

14 Sep 2017

Alex Fellowes

Yorkshire Luddites

Church House, 7:30pm

12 Oct 2017

Denise Adlard

The Workhouse

Church House, 7:30pm

09 Nov 2017

Stuart Downey (Archivist to Clayton History Group)

History of Clayton

Church House, 7:30pm

14 Dec 2017

John Whitaker

The history of Whitaker’s Chocolates in Skipton

Church House, 7:30pm

11 Jan 2018

Ian Dewhirst

The Butterfields of Cliffe Castle

Church House, 7:30pm

08 Feb 2018

Alan Cattell

Barry Watson, Bingley's World Record Channel Swimmer.

Church House, 7:30pm

08 Mar 2018

Alan Hall

Aspects of Bradford’s History

Church House, 7:30pm

12 Apr 2018



10 May 2018

Allan Mirfield

AGM, plus Rejuvenation and Regeneration of Prince of Wales Park, 1857 to 2017

Church House, AGM 7.15,
speaker 7.30pm


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

Other events - Heritage Open Days

Details of events over the weekend of 7-10 September 2017 can be found on the Heritage Open Days site




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