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Yorkshire Dialect Society Events

Please note that an entrance fee of £3 per person will be charged at all meetings. Newcomers always welcome. All meetings to start at 2 p.m unless otherwise stated.

May16“A Yorkshire Dialect Treasure Trove” (various dates)

“A Yorkshire Dialect Treasure Trove” – Rod Dimbleby on John Hartley’s Clock Almanacks:



The Thornton Antiquarian Society, The Mechanics Institute, Thornton,  Bradford, BD13 3HW, 16th May 2018 1.45 – 3.00pm


The Convivia Club, The Heath Training and Development Centre, Heath Buildings, Free School Lane, HX1 2TP, 23rd May 1.45 – 3.00pm


St John the Evangelist Church, Warley, Halifax, Windle Royd Lane, HX2 7LY 25th June 10.45 – 12.00am

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Jun22Canal Boat Trip

June 22, Mirfield Marina,  10.30 – 16.00 approx.

No fee – donations only. Places limited. To book contact Rod Dimbleby on 01484 717593 or rod.dimbleby@gmail.com

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Sep01Next Council Meeting

The next Council meeting is to be held at York St. John University at 1300 on the September 1st, 2018

Venue details:  room number – DG/016 (provisional)

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Sep29A Celebration of Two of Kirklees Finest Dialect Writers

September 29, Huddersfield Central Library 2 – 4.00pm

A celebration of two of Kirklees’ finest dialect writers – F A Carter and William Beaumont – with a presentation of their poetry, prose, drama, art and music.

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The Voice of Yorkshire

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New YDS publications

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YDS – Going Underground

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Transactions – Call for Submissions

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