Event marking Heritage Open Days commemorating the former home of Ethel Carnie Holdsworth, organised with Calder Civic Trust and the owners of the cottage at Slack Top. A short screening, exhibition at Heptonstall Museum will be followed by a walk and a blue plaque unveiled.
Continuing our series of Poetry @ The Museum, we are delighted to welcome back Michael Crowley who will be reading from his collection First Fleet. Joining… Read More »Poetry @ The Museum : Mike Crowley & Chris Preddle
Join us for a fascinating talk from Alan Fowler, economic and social history lecturer, celebrating the unusual success of Sam Fitton, a former mill worker turned cartoonist who illustrated the successful workers’ newspaper, The Cotton Factory Times.
Author, Rebecca Smith joins us to discuss her book “Rural: The Lives of the Working Class Countryside”, just published by William Collins.
A rare opportunity to hear and explore the life and works of Ethel Carnie Holdsworth. This unique event will be an intimate performance of her prose and poetry and an opportunity for audience Q&A. Any donations will support Friends of Heptonstall Museum, a community asset transfer group and registered charity.