Heritage Events with David Glover in June

Local Historian David C. Glover will be delivering Heritage Walks with topics around various aspects of life in Halifax this month. There are two local flavour walks as part of Halifax Flavourfest and a fundraiser for St. Augustine’s Church.

David Glover from the Discover Brackenbed Walk : https://wp.me/p1719b-gKC

A Taste of West HalifaxHalifax Flavourfest Local History Walks

Walk 1 – 16th June at 19:00hrs: https://fb.me/e/1MRFsmqLw

Meet at Halifax Gibbet. Walk past t the site of two local murders and the site of the Hanson Lane Bomb,  the little-known Model Village at West Hill Park, Alms-houses, the birthplace of Speaker Whitley, People’s Park, Francis Street and finishing at the gates of Lister Lane Cemetery.

Free event, please book through Eventbrite

Walk 2 – 19th June : https://fb.me/e/1zlqFvHar

Meet opposite 3 Victoria Road, Halifax, HX1 5PT.
Rediscover vanished facilities and buildings including the Halifax Cattle Market & Fairground, ‘St Helena’ Debtors’ Gaol, St Augustine’s Church, The Workhouse, and the site of the first Halifax Slasher attack of 1938. Concludes with a tour of Lister Lane Cemetery – now a European Cemetery of Significance.

Free event, please book through Eventbrite

These are gentle walks and last about 2 hours. You are invited for a complimentary drink at Cha Cha Chai afterwards. Please wear suitable footwear.

Pellon Lane to Lister Lane via St Augustine’s Church
Fundraiser for St Augustine’s Church

Sunday 26th June at 2:30pm

Start at St Augustine’s School, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

Tickets £8.00 on the door or from Shelagh Hirst on 07941 460905

A nostalgic slideshow of past photographs presented with a fascinating commentary by David Glover. Refreshments will be provided.

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