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Malham Smithy

Malham smithy circa 1938, with Edgar Armstrong shoeing "Captain", George Hayhurst and Tom Yeadon snr. standing in the doorway.








Regular monthly meetings are held at Malham, usually on the evening of the third Thursday of each month.

Lectures and general meetings are held at Malham Village Hall commencing at 8 pm. Walks and visits usually commence at 7.30 pm at the place specified in the programme.

All are invited to attend, membership costs £13 pa and non members are charged £3 per meeting.

For more information contact: Sue Lugton, Secretary; or Colin Lugton, Treasurer & Membership Secretary: tel: 01729 830201


21st April

The History of Cheese in the Dales
Andy Swinscoe

19th May

'Hic Abundant Leones’: A History of Early Maps
Dr Bill Shannon

16th June

Investigations at Victoria Cave from 1873 to date- the making of a digital archive”.
Tom Lord

21st July

Some Aspects of Northumbrian Christianity in North Craven: St Alkelda, holy wells and rood crosses
Kathleen Kinder

18th August

Visit to Ribchester Roman Museum
7.30pm at Ribchester Roman Museum

15th September
Airton Meeting House; history from the walls and other sources
7.30pm at Airton Friends’ Meeting House
20th October

The Vikings in Yorkshire
Professor Joyce Hill

17th November

Navvy life at Batty Green - Who were the men who built the Settle- Carlisle Railway?
Dennis Brickles

15th December
Annual Dinner
Newfield Hall, 7pm for 8pm
19th January
Members Evening
16th February
Regional Datestones
Dr Mike Slater
16th March

Followed by Wine and Cheese

Sample a multimedia slideshow of the talk Kirkby Malham and the West Derham Connection given by Mike Spence in June 2008. (Broadband only)



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