Coming up in September…

There is plenty happening in Keighley in September that might be of interest to people…

Saturday 2nd September 10am-4pm – Keighley Show (Marley Fields). The History Society has a stall where you can see some of the stories we tell and find out more about the History Society. You can join as well.

Thursday 7th September 7pm – Tour of Ingrow St. John’s churchyard and church. The booklet on the history of the church, which is celebrating is 180th anniversary this year, will be available to buy (£3).

Saturday 9th September 10am – Heritage Open Day: Colin Neville giving a talk on notable local artists (Keighley Library).

Saturday 9th September 2pm – Heritage Open Day: Tim Neal giving a talk on local artist Stanley R. Boardman (Keighley Library). There is also a display of Stan’s 1920s Boy paintings at Cliffe Castle showing until Sunday 10th September.

Saturday 9th/Sunday 10th September – Heritage Open Days: Ingrow St. John’s Church will be open with a display celebrating weddings past, present and future.

Sunday 10th September 10am-4pm – Heritage Open Day: East Riddlesden Hall is free to visit on this day.

Wednesday 13th September 7pm – History Society Talk (Zoom). Eddie Kelly will be presenting his talk on “Lost & Forgotten Inns & Public Houses of Keighley”. The meeting will be on Zoom and open to History Society members. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent to members a couple of days before the meeting.

Saturday 16th September 2pm – “How Keighley Celebrated the Coronation in 1953” (Cliffe Castle). The History Society’s Tim Neal will be giving his talk in the museum. Book a place by contacting the Cliffe Castle Support Group.

Saturday 16th/Sunday 17th September 11am-4pm – Heritage Open Days: Free entry to the museums at Ingrow Station on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

Sunday 17th September – Heritage Open Day: Guided tour of the Carriage Works and a rare opportunity to visit the workshop at Rail Story (Ingrow West Station on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway). Tours on the hour from 11am to 3pm.

Wednesday 20th September 2pm – Tim Neal: Stanley R. Boardman – His Works and His Life (Lees Methodist Church, Cross Roads with Lees). Tim Neal will be giving his talk on the artist.

Author: Admin Tim

Tim is a committee member of the Keighley and District Local History Society, with responsibilities for archiving the physical and digital collections, and managing some of the social media channels. He moved to Keighley about 15 years ago and joined the Society to learn more about the area.

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