Categories and Listings

Area: Yorkshire (West)

Category Leeds

Member of the Gardening and Horticultural Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Leeds

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Leeds

Member of the Local History Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Keighley

Member of the Yorkshire Beekeepers Association Grouping

Category Batley

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Batley

Member of the Local History Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Shipley

Member of the Local History Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Shipley

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

'Formed around 1974/1975 ... We welcome everyone who has an interest in astronomy whether they are absolute beginners or are extremely knowledgeable ... We pride ourselves in the quality of our speakers who are always either a professional or some well-known amateur.'

'An annual arts event and year-round cultural outreach programme that hosts respected authors, poets, speakers, musicians and artists from Bradford, the UK and around the world. Founded in 2014, BLF is now a key event in the UK cultural calendar and the most diverse literature festival in the country.' Normally held Late June.

Category Bradford

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Rail Transport

'We were founded in 1945 after a Bradford gentleman put an advert in the Telegraph and Argus and as of 2020 we had approximately 50 members.'

Category Arts and Crafts

'Established in 1893, the Bradford Textile Society is the oldest textile society in Britain, if not in the world. Despite all the changes which have taken place in the textile industry since its formation, the Society continues to thrive. Its monthly programme of meetings from October to April provides an opportunity for everyone with an interest in textiles to meet and discuss a range of textile-related topics with an invited speaker.'

'Café Psychologique is a space to talk about life over a drink from a psychological perspective. It builds on the philosophy of Café Scientifique to take ideas out of universities, laboratories and clinics to make them accessible to people in everyday life. Like Café Scientifique there are trained professionals to provide a resource to the café, but no lectures or seminars. Instead, ideas are dropped into the group to stimulate thought and discussion.'

Category Castleford

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Local Heritage

'Aims to promote the community's heritage and culture to build a strong, successful community. We use natural as well as cultural heritage as a vehicle for regeneration and improving educational opportunities. We have promoted access to the waterways, local woodland and other green spaces, developed educational opportunities and community involvement in natural and industrial heritage projects and celebrations.'

Category Africa

'Our Centre began in 1964 as the African Studies Unit, and has grown from a small cataloguing enterprise to a research centre with an annual African Studies Lecture, a regular seminar programme and an annual African Studies Bulletin.'

Category Leeds

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Leeds

Member of the Gardening and Horticultural Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Leeds

Member of the Council of Christians and Jews Grouping

Category Dewsbury

Member of the Local History Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Shipley

Member of the Gardening and Horticultural Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

'We have one of the broadest portfolios in the arts and humanities, as well as the creative arts and technologies, among the Russell Group of research-intensive universities.'

Category Halifax

Member of the Yorkshire Beekeepers Association Grouping

Category Halifax

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Arts Festivals

'Started in 1993, the Festival is an Annual Celebration of our town’s creativity and unique landscape. We are one of Yorkshire’s longest running arts festivals with a reputation for delivering big names in a local setting. There have been festivals and pageants in Hebden Bridge going back hundreds of years and the Arts Festival is at the heart of this rich and diverse continuum.' 

Category Holmfirth

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire - West Grouping

Category Holmfirth

Member of the Local History Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

'An award-winning annual Festival with community, accessibility and inclusivity at its heart. Join us for a celebration of books and authors, poetry and performance. Meet your favourite authors, discover new talent, hone your own skills or simply enjoy the entertainment on offer.' Normally held Late March.

Category Yorkshire (West)

Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology Grouping

'The Festival is held over 17 days at the start of October in this miniature Victorian spa town at the foot of Ilkley Moor. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Ilkley is only fifteen minutes from the Leeds-Bradford airport and a stone’s throw from Haworth, Harrogate, Leeds and Bradford.'

Category Keighley

Member of the Local History Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Keighley

Member of The Inter Faith Network for the UK Grouping

Category Europe

'We are a multinational, non-profit-making group dedicated to sharing personal experiences and knowledge of the people, culture, traditions and language of Germany and German-speaking countries. We welcome anyone with an interest in Germany, Austria, Switzerland or the German language. We hold monthly meetings between September and June. We feature high quality guest speakers covering a wide range of subjects with a German connection. Occasionally our own members are happy to speak.'

Category Leeds

Member of the Yorkshire Beekeepers Association Grouping

'The Leeds Geological Association was formed in 1874 following a series of extra-mural lectures on Natural Sciences given by Cambridge University. The aim of the Association was to further the knowledge and experiences of geological matters by, wherever possible, study of the rocks and landscape of the local area. This very much remains the same today, although as knowledge of the subject has expanded, topics now range from the earth’s core to planetary bodies to climate change.'

Category Leeds

Member of the Gardening and Horticultural Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

'Leeds Lit Fest is delivered by a partnership of 9 Leeds-based creative arts and literature-based organisations which are committed to celebrating and championing literature and writing in Leeds and to engaging and inspiring its people to get involved in creative activities linked to literature.' Normally held Late February.

'The Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, founded in 1819, is today a registered charity dedicated to promoting the advancement of science, literature and the arts in the City of Leeds. To this end it makes grants and provides a range of lectures and other cultural activities.The Society is keenly interested in cultural developments in Leeds and the region, and is constantly looking for new ways to further its aims.'

Category Leeds

Member of the Skeptics in the Pub Grouping

Category Bradford

Member of the Local History Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Arts Festivals

'One of the Region's leading multi-arts festivals ...' Normally held Late September.

'The Priestley International Centre for Climate is unique in bringing together world leading expertise in all the key strands of climate change research. Climate change and its impact on society and ecosystems is a global challenge and the centre aims to provide international solutions to the problems.'

Category Brighouse

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Leeds

Member of the RSPB - 9 Yorkshire and the Humber Grouping

Category Halifax

Member of The Arts Society - 9 Yorkshire and the Humber Grouping

Category Leeds

Member of The Arts Society - 9 Yorkshire and the Humber Grouping

Category Leeds

Member of The Arts Society - 9 Yorkshire and the Humber Grouping

Category Africa

'The John and Elnora Ferguson Centre for African Studies (JEFCAS) has been based in the Division of Peace Studies and International Development (PSID) at the University of Bradford since 2002 and funded by the Allan & Nesta Ferguson Trust since 2005. Its current mission is to support academic and applied research, teaching and knowledge transfer concerning Africa within the University academic theme of Sustainable Societies.'

Category Leeds

Member of the Theosophical Society in England (and Wales) Grouping

Category Leeds

Member of the Local History Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

Category Hebden Bridge

Member of the Photographic Societies - Yorkshire (West) Grouping

'The University holds a number of public lectures and concerts each year for the general public.'

'The University of Sheffield hosts a large number of events throughout the year, such as high profile lectures, concerts, open days, art exhibitions and more.'

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