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On behalf of the society, may we take this opportunity to wish all members and friends a Very Merry Christmas & a Happy and Healthy New Year.
The first meeting of 2019 will be on the 9th January when Alan Stansfield will deliver a talk entitled “The Local Fallen of 1918.” This is the final chapter of a series, diligently researched by Alan, which have been delivered on this topic.
All our meetings are open to both members and non members. There is a small charge for non members.
December saw the return of the ever popular Chris Helme, a local historian, who delivered a seasonal presentation entitled, “Memories of Christmas Past.” All those who attended this festive gathering had the added advantage of participating in our free raffle. Many thanks to all who kindly donated prizes.
The November’s talk with the Reverend Colin Sherwood entitled “There’s Nowt So Queer As Folk!” was, as expected, both lively and informative. Some new members attended this event and were made welcome by the society.
The Summer Programme is shown on the Society Syllabus page. Members, old and new, will be very welcome.
The Society’s History Room at The Library in Coronation Street, Elland contains the Society’s archives, including photographs, documents, artefacts and publications relating to old Elland.
The History Room is open on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.