Events

Events we have organised or taken part in (by year):


11th September 2010 - Library - Heritage Open Day


3rd September 2011 - Keighley Show


7th September 2012 - Library - Heritage Open Day


14th September 2013 - Library - Heritage Open Day


2014:

21st June 2014 - Great War displays - Herbert France archive
21st June 2014 - Great War Open Day Library 21st June
8th July 2014 - Keighley Festival Riddlesden Hall
3rd August 2014 - Sutton War Memorial - new plaque unveiling
4th August 2014 - Hollywood Sign - Oxenhope Displaying Old Contemptibles' standard, with Lord Mayor of Bradford
4th August 2014 - Marking the start of the Great War Centenary, & the Old Contemptibles
4th August 2014 - Keighley's Old Contemptibles and the start of the Great War Centenary
26th October 2014 - Old Contemptibles display at Airedale Shopping Centre Oct-Nov
28th June 2014 - Armed Forces Day
6th September 2014 - Keighley Show
13th September 2014 - Library - Heritage Open Day
26th September 2014 - Keighley Beer Festival - Central Hall
11th October 2014 - Keighley Riots talk for Keighley Local History Society
9th November 214 - Remembrance Day - names supplied for reading out at Keighley, Haworth and Oakworth
9th November 2014 Parading of the Old Contemptibles' Association standard in Keighley


2015:

21st June 2015 - Armed Forces Day
4th July 2015 - Oakworth Gala
5th September 2015 - Keighley Show
12th September 2015 - Library - Heritage Open Day
10th October 2015 - Great War Poetry Day
1st November 2015 - Airedale Centre display


2016:
13th to 15th May 2016 - Haworth 1940's Weekend, and reading out names of WW2 fallen
28th May 2016 - Jutland 100 display in Keighley Library
21st June 2016 - Armed Forces Day
2nd July 2016 - 'Somme 100 - Keighley's Men' exhibition Keighley Library & Somme Film
3rd September 2016 - Keighley Show
10th September 2016 - Library - Heritage Open Day
11th September 2016 - Somme Film at The Picture House
22nd October 2016 - Showing of the film: The Battle of the Somme in Keighley Library
19th November 2016 - Showing of the film: The Battle of the Somme in Keighley Library
22nd November 2016 - Dedication of Private Herbert Moore's Headstone


2017:
9th January - Re-creation of new Cross Roads Primitive Methodist Sunday School memorial
11th February - Unveiling ceremony at Cross Roads for new Primitive Methodist Sunday School memorial
8th April 2017 - The Arras Offensive exhibition Keighley Library (until end of May)
August to November 2017 - Exhibition of nine banners in Keighley Library detailing the events leading up to and including the Battle of Passchendaele and the part played by several local men in it


2018:
8th July 2018 - Lees and Cross Roads Gala - Great War displays of local men
1st September 2018 - Keighley Show - Great War displays of local men - We won the Keighley Town Mayor's trophy for best local stand along with Keighley Local History Society.
12th October 2018 - Oakworth Heritage weekend - display and poppy pebble painting
May to November 2018 - Cliffe Castle Museum exhibition: Keighley's War - We supplied biographies of sixty men on local war memorials display by the museum
August to November - Keighley library display for the end of the fighting and the armistice we featured extracts from our exhibitions in the library throughout the centenary period.
3rd November 2018 - Keighley Old Contemptibles' Association Standard fully conserved and reinstalled in Keighley's Shared Church
11th November 2018 - Hundreds of names of local men who died in the Great War were supplied by us for reading out at Cross Roads, Haworth, Oakworth, Stanbury and Keighley.
14th November 2018 - We attended the Oddfellows war memorial unveiling at Wyedean Weaving in Haworth, who are the new custodians.
18th November 2018 - Talk given to Oakworth History Group about local men named on the new Oakworth roll of honour.


2019:
6th January 2019 - 75th anniversary of the crash at Tewitt Lane - display of the six men's biographies at Holden Hall in Oakworth
17th-19th May 2019 - Haworth 1940's weekend - displays of local men from WW1 and WW2 including displaying local man Sergeant George Peacock's newly identified photograph
Spring and Summer 2019 - Helped to identify five local war memorials on family gravesones in the overgrown Dockroyd Graveyard in Oakworth and helped with their clean up


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