Calderdale Industrial Museum has talks planned around the topic “The Making of Calderdale”.
Find out about what occurred in our region with regards to workforce, historic connections with the rest of England, industrial changes, resources, that helped build where we live.
Wednesday 15th February :
Wainstalls Waifs: their journey from workhouse to independence’ by Kim Pearson.~
An update on the girls from Liverpool who came to work at Calvert’s Mill in Wainstalls.
Wednesday 15th March : ‘Water, Coal, Wood and Iron: the recipe for a new economy in 1750’ by Dr Stephen Caunce.
Follow up talk on the early years of the Industrial Revolution in our area.
Future talks announced on 3D Printing (4th April) with demonstration during the talk and Edward Crossley’s Telescopes (10th May). More information on these will follow nearer the time.
The talks are by members of CIMA and experts in their subject.
All talks are open to members of the public as well as members of the museum, and start at 7.30pm. Non members are charged £4 on the door, so please bring your membership cards. Tea & coffee will be available from 7pm for a donation.
Calderdale Industrial Museum : Square Rd, Halifax HX1 1QG (Opposite Halifax Central Library, next to the Piece Hall entrance)