3 DECEMBER 2022 We have many Christmas traditions, many of them plant or food based. Botanist Ian Brand takes us on a seasonal tour, encompassing… Read More »Ian Brand: The Twelve Plants of Christmas
8 OCTOBER 2022 World renowned epidemiologist Professor Sir Michael Marmot did not mince his words as he presented evidence to show how government policies have… Read More »Sir Michael Marmot: The Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity
Saturday 12th March 7:30pm at Hebden Bridge Town Hall It was good to be back, after two years of lock-down, in the Waterfront Hall with… Read More »Kate Lycett: Telling Stories. Painting a Narrative.
Saturday 12th February 7:30pm online via Zoom Prof Esmail will give a brief overview of how the current problems being experienced in General Practice have… Read More »What is happening to General Practice?: Professor Aneez Esmail
Chris Renwick teaches Modern British History at the University of York; and in 2017 he achieved fame beyond the confines of the academic world with… Read More »Chris Renwick: Liberalism and the British Welfare State; its Past and its Future
Tim Birkhead launched the 2018/9 Season in great style to a hall filled to capacity. Tim delivered his information packed talk in jargon free plain… Read More »Tim Birkhead: The Most Perfect Thing; the Inside (and Outside) of a Bird’s Egg
Our warm shared memories of favourite children’s television colours our attitude to the BBC – the well-meaning Auntie of the nation, provider of our popular… Read More »Tom Mills: The BBC: Public Servant or State Broadcaster?
Or how Plato can help us deal with Donald Trump: Professor Angie Hobbs 24th March 2017 Angie Hobbs is the first academic to be appointed… Read More »Philosophy, Democracy and the Demagogue
12th November 2016 With an artist as prolific as Picasso there are always new ways to approach his work, perhaps as many ways of looking… Read More »Dr Nicholas Cullinan: Picasso’s Portraits
Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Hallé Orchestra 1st October 2016 One of the oldest cultural societies in Hebden Bridge is undergoing something of… Read More »Sir Mark Elder: Are conductors really necessary?