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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.

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Here’s what is coming up soon.

The introduction and spread of invasive alien species (IAS) is of major concern for a range of stakeholders, with impacts ranging from ecosystem function alteration, predation of native species, direct human health concerns and increased flood risk.

Abstract.  This talk looks at the evolution of civic architecture and in particular how these buildings came to symbolise the wealth and importance of towns and the civic pride of their citizens. Originally basic, functional buildings, they began, in the 18th Century, to be more imposing structures. This led to the great masterpieces of grand

Abstract: Grimwith Reservoir is situated on the River Dibb, a tributary of the River Wharfe, some four miles east of Grassington. The illustrated account describes its development from the construction of the first reservoir on the site in the mid-1800s, to provide compensation for water abstractions taken for supply from other areas of the River

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