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Colne Valley – A History of a Pennine Landscape

Thu 10 Mar, 7:30 pm8:30 pm

About the event

nThe Friends of Marsden Library (FOML) present a reading by Robert Vincent, author of Colne Valley – A History of a Pennine Landscape.

This book is a tribute to the visual strengths of the Colne Valley’s landscape and a narrative of its development. It is inspired by the author’s experience of living for over 30 years in a house whose built form reflects the Valley’s centuries-long dual economy of domestic cloth making and small-scale farming, and whose stones were quarried from the hillside where it stands.

From affection for his family home at Harts Hold grew a wider understanding, and a deeper appreciate, of the landscape as a whole. The book shares both the enthusiasm and the learning that developed during that journey.

The book is published by Huddersfield Local History Society.

Doors 7pm. Refreshments available.

Free (booking recommended)
Book tickets

Age guidance: all ages (under 16s should be accompanied by an adult)

For access information, please contact the venue on: 01484 844587

Please note this event is being organised and run by Marsden Mechanics, please contact them for any queries regarding the event or bookings.

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Date:
Thu 10 Mar
Time:
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
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Venue

Marsden Mechanics, Peel Street, Marsden HD7 6BW
Marsden Mechanics, Peel Street
Marsden, West Yorkshire HD7 6BW United Kingdom
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Phone:
01484 844587