A seven mile walk, commencing at Oxenhope Railway Station, up the hill to the Dog and Gun, then onto Thornton Moor Reservoir. To the mast on the moors above Oxenhope. A toilet stop at the Waggon and Horses. Onto Leeshaw Reservoir and back to the station at Oxenhope for a coffee and an ice cream.
Queensbury 1940’s Event for 2019 has been cancelled. This is due to Richard, the committee chairman leaving our selected venue of the Raggalds. We were in the process of applying for a road closure for Roper Lane, from it’s junction with Green Lane to the old Raggalds School.
We do not have an alternative venue at this time and the time span to 22 June does not give us enough time to make alternative arrangements.
We plan on resuming the event in June 2020 and will actively seek a suitable venue.
To facilitate the return of the 1940’s to our village, we will in the meantime hold fund raising events for example a 1960’s evening, a tea dance and believe it or not we have been asked to put on a Northern Soul evening.
Talk: Over the Mountain from Keighley to Queensbury
Join us on 16 March at 1.30pm for a free talk arranged by the Cliffe Castle Support Group.
The history of the old Great Northern Railway which linked Keighley to Bradford and Halifax.
The talk will look at the massive engineering challenge to cut through the high level terrain to allow Keighley to be linked with the isolated mill villages of Cullingworth, Denholme and Thornton. It will feature the effect the navvies has on the surrounding villagers life and local constabulary! It will also tell the transformation of the abandoned line back to a popular cycle trail.
Booking is essential. to book your place please either call in at Cliffe Castle Museum, telephone 01535 618231 or email: Cliffe.Castle@bradford.gov.uk