Lancashire Local History Federation

Federation Activities & Participatory Events 2018.

 Saturday 24 February 2018           9.30 am to 4.00 pm - LLHF Day School "Studies in Vernacular Architecture" 


Pendle Heritage Centre, Park Hill, Colne Road, Barrowford BB9 6JQ

Saturday 24 & 25 February 2018     10.00 am to 4.00 pm - Exhibition of the Talbot Archive

University Centre, Blackburn College

They are currently in the process of planning a symposium on The Talbot Archive and are looking for ideas of people that would be interested in attending the event. It will be held over the weekend of 24/25 of February 2018; approximate times will be 10.00 – 16.00. This will take place in the University Centre at Blackburn College. There will be more than 60 prints from the archive on display and will be the focal point of the symposium. They plan to hold presentations throughout the day examining the technical, social and historic aspects of this amazing body of work. There will be special guests on both days, including Howard Talbot and Prof Paul Hill MBE, FRPs

Saturday 19th May 2018                 9.00 am to 10.00 pm - "Leyland Historical Society At Home"

Leyland Civic Centre, West Paddock. Leyland PR25 1DH

The Leyland Historical Society is putting on a full day, four talks in the morning about various aspects of Leyland and its surrounding area's history followed by the short LLHF AGM. 

After a buffet lunch there will be a guided Fishwicks double decker bus tour around Leyland & Farington followed by three walks which include industrial heritage, local gentry and the parish church and museum.  

Following an evening meal at one of the local hostelries, the group will reconvene at the Civic Centre for a talk by John Gater of Time Team who will discuss the impact the programme has had on archaeology research

See the booking form for all the details including a discount on entry for the final two meetings of the Society's 50th Anniversary Season with their specially invited guest speakers. 


Here is the Event Diary for the whole county including all the Societies who have provided their programme for the coming year.

The pages include when and where the meeting is but not the cost which can be obtained from the Societies websites on the Member Societies page

Member Society Events.