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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 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.

Abstract.  Skansen is on a 75acre site in central Stockholm. It shows life through the ages from all over Sweden. It is open throughout the year. There are over 150 buildings from the 16th century to the 20th century. The buildings are all in their original condition and have been moved to Skansen from all

In most but not all years since 2002 Richard Hargreaves  has been trekking, on foot or mountain bike, in the Prokletije/Bjeshkët e Nemuna mountain range which straddles northern Albania, southern Montenegro and western Kosovo/a.  It is a unique, spectacular landscape, relatively unspoilt by European standards.  In this talk, using slides from many years of travel

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Upcoming Events

  1. Bird Group: Old Moor Wetlands

    October 17 @ 08:30 - 17:00
  2. Copyright: UWFS

    Walk: Yockenthwaite Buckden circuit

    October 19 @ 09:30 - 17:00
  3. The Green Man Fountains Abbey

    Vernacular Buildings: Halifax Piece Hall

    October 24 @ 10:00 - 17:00