Don’t miss the PLACE spring conference, to be held on Saturday 9th March in Queens Hall, Burley-in-Wharfedale. The conference is entitled, ‘A Noble Scene of Industry’: Cultural Landscapes of Yorkshire Textile Manufacture.
There will be four talks during the morning:
- George Sheeran – Introduction: Yorkshire textiles – types, processes and locations
- Colum Giles – Halifax and its area: a textiles landscape 1500-1900?
- Alan Petford – Settlement, society and textiles: Saddleworth 1750-1900
- Nigel Grizzard – ‘From Loom to Bedroom’: changing the use of Yorkshire’s mills.
In the afternoon there will be a guided walk around Burley-in-Wharfedale, led by Terry O’Connor.
The cost of the conference (including coffee/tea but not lunch) is £20.00 (£15.00 for unwaged/retired). Please make cheques payable to ‘PLACE’. To reserve your place, please contact:
Dr Margaret Atherden, PLACE Office, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX
Tel: 01904 766291 E-mail: [email protected]