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TALKS

The Upper Wharfedale Field Society organise talks and lectures on a wide range of subjects by members and guest speakers.

Talks are normaly held at the Octagon Theatre: Devonshire Institute
Town Hall in Grassington. Please see our calendar for any forthcoming talks.

The Upper Wharfedale Field Society organise talks and lectures on a wide range of subjects by members and guest speakers.

Talks are normaly held at the Octagon Theatre: Devonshire Institute
Town Hall in Grassington. Please see our calendar for any forthcoming talks.

Forthcoming Talks

Here’s what is coming up soon.

Abstract: The Hardangervidda in south central Norway is Europe’s largest high mountain plateau, with an average elevation of 1100 metres. Its highest point, over 1800 metres above sea-level, is a permanent ice cap.  The plateau has many rivers and lakes, and some interesting glacial features, and makes for superb walking in Summer, and skiing in

Abstract - The first settlers of Britain after the end of the Ice Age found their way to Yorkshire 11,000 years ago. Don Henson will talk about what the University of York's fieldwork at the internationally important site of Star Carr in the Vale of Pickering has revealed about the way of life these hunter-gatherers.

Abstract.  The valley of Eller Beck in Skipton Woods was the focus for the industrialization of the town during the late eighteenth century. The talk examines the uses of water power, the extraction and transport of limestone, the way in which these activities shaped the woodland landscape, and their legacy for the modern tourist economy.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Herb Paris

    Botany: Fruits Ferns and Fungi

    September 3 @ 10:00 - 17:00
  2. meeting around table

    Ornithology: Planning Meeting

    September 5 @ 19:30 - 21:30