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Programme 2023/24

Public Meetings - 7.30pm Church House

Thu Oct 26    The Greening of Denton Hall Estate                                                                                         

                 Illustrated talk -  Karl Milner                                                              

Thu Nov 23  1860s Ilkley - the start of the transformation

                Illustrated talk - Ilkley Local History Hub   Ilkley Arts Festival                                                         

Thu Feb 22  Local issues   - zoom     

Mar 28  5pm Design & Conservation Awards

Thu Apr 25 AGM & talk: Ilkley Bid - Helen Rhodes  

River055 2021 05 31 17 19 28 UTC  

Local History Hub - 2.45pm for 3pm

Sep 30 Zoom - West area of The Grove

Oct 28 Walk - Denton Road and West Holmes    Meet at the Old Bridge, Middleton   

Nov 25 Zoom - reprise of Denton Road and West Holmes walk

Feb 24 Zoom - 1860s Ilkley - the start of the transformation


Further info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Heritage Walks - 90 minutes 

Sat July 29  2.45pm  The West Area of The Grove - Alex Cockshott     meet in Castle Yard, Manor House  

Sun Aug 13  2pm    Ilkley Cemetery   - Friends of Ilkley Cemetery   meet Ashlands Road entrance

Thu  Sept 14 2pm   Heber's Ghyll & West Grove Road Villas  -  Alex Cockshott   meet bottom Heber's Ghyll -  90 minute walk visiting the gardens of Heber's Mount and walking down Heber's Ghyll Drive to the site of the former Heber's Ghyll Hydro                                                        Heritage Open Day event

Thu  Dec  28th 11am  Christmas Heritage Walk: Ben Rhydding  -  Helen Kidman   meet at Ben Rhydding Station -   60 minute walk discovering some of the interesting history of Ben Rhydding, finishing at the Wheatley Arms.  Do wear strong footwear as pavements are not always gritted.



Monthly meetings of the Local History Hub will  continue  on the last Saturday of each month. For details see Local History Hub page https://civicsociety.ilkley.org/local-history-hub.html

Friends of the Cemetery have working parties on Tuesday afternoons. For details contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.