Local Studies Events

Heritage Day at Bradford Library, Saturday 9th September 

Bradford Family History Society will have a stand in City Library from 10am until 4pm with lots of information about all kinds of Family History including finding your Bradford Ancestors. They will be happy to help people get started in their research or give free help and advice if someone has hit a ‘brick wall’ with their family tree. Members of the society have a great deal of knowledge of the local area and where information may be found in Libraries and Archives across Yorkshire. They will also be launching their new website.

People can drop in at any time throughout the day.

Heritage Day at Keighley Library, Saturday 9th September

People are welcome to come along and meet local and family history groups including Keighley Local History Society, Keighley Family History Society, Men of Worth, Keighley Schools Heritage and Airedale and Haworth writers. As well our popular Local, Family, Schools and Military History stands, this year the event will take on a musical theme reflecting Keighley’s musical heritage. The live music starts at 11.00am and will continue until 4pm, from local musicians ‘Foxes Faux’, Dayner Sim and Niamh Mirfield as well as prominent 60;s Keighley band ‘The President’. There will be displays about Keighley’s musical heritage since the 1950’s from the local studies library collections.

At 1.00pm celebrated musician and historian Gary Cavanagh, author of  ‘Noise of the Valleys’, will give a talk illustrated with musical clips from the cd that accompanies the book. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Bradford Family History Society

Family History Drop in Sessions

Can We Help?

Do you have any problems with your or need help getting started – we’ll try and help.
at Bradford Local Studies Library.

(side of old Central Library, now Margaret McMillan Tower, Prince’s Way, BD1 1NN)

  • Thursday September 28th
  • Thursday October 26th
  • Thursday November 30th

between 10.00am and 12noon

The Drop Ins will be facilitated by members of the Bradford Family History Society and are free of charge but you are encouraged to consider becoming a member.

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