Our current series of talks is listed below. For more detail about any of these events, please contact Bob Horne on 01422 201269 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2 October 2019

Journey with Gentleman Jack

Christine Booth on the lives and loves of Anne Lister.

6 November 2019

Our Villages Built of Stone 

Ian Philp explores how local stone-quarrying shaped our environment, and even Blackpool's.

4 December 2019



Part Two of Maria Glot's history of the model village, following her earlier visit in 2016.

15 January 2020

Morning Star

Follow Bob Horne on his local paper round of nearly 60 years ago, as he explores its historical associations.


4 March 2020

 Exploring Our Streets

John Brooke guides us round the area, and explains the history behind the signs and symbols to be found.


Meetings are held in Lightcliffe CE Primary School on Wednesday Evenings from 7.30 - 9.30 pm. This includes a refreshments interval at 8.15 pm.

Membership subscription £6. Non-members £2 per meeting.