Events 2024

Edgar Wood Rooms Community Takeover

Friday 23 February
12-1.30pm, Lab Workshop
1.30-4pm, Drop-in Free Family Art Workshop
1.30-3pm, Live Music Performance
Saturday 24 February
11am-4pm, Drop-in Family Art Workshop
12-4pm, Drop-in Circus Workshop (all ages)
2-2.40pm, Live Music Performance
3-3.40pm Live Music Performance


Edgar Wood’s place in Art History

Friday 8 March, 7.30pm
Nick Baker will give a talk which, in his own words, will ‘truly nail down Edgar Wood’s place in Art History’. Nick is an enthusiastic and accomplished researcher on Edgar Wood and very knowledgeable about the Arts and Crafts movement.  Free for members and chargeable for non-members. For catering purposes, please email if you are attending.


Guided walk round the Edgar Wood buildings

Sunday 12 May & Sunday 9 June, 2pm
Guided walk round the Edgar Wood buildings in the Middleton Conservation Area followed by a tour of the church and refreshments. This tour may be of interest to our new members or anyone who just wants to remind themselves! Free to EWS members, it will also be advertised on Eventbrite with a charge for non-members.


Visit to Briarcourt, Lindley, Huddersfield

Saturday 22 June, 2pm
Vicky and Duncan House have invited Society members to visit their house, designed by Edgar Wood, following recent renovations. More details of how to book and full details in due course, but make a note of the date in your diary!


Liverpool coach trip

Saturday 3 August
A coach trip to Liverpool will include visits to Ullet Road Unitarian Church, Sudley House and Sefton Park. More details later. If interested, please get in touch.


Art Nouveau talk

Friday 13 September, 7.30pm
Dr. Anne Anderson will give us a talk on Art Nouveau, her area of specialism. We have met Anne several times in the past few years when she has brought groups to Middleton to learn about Edgar Wood and are very pleased that she has agreed to do a talk for us. Free for members and a charge for non-members.


Heritage Open Days

6-15 September
Our actual opening days and times have yet to be finalised. We intend to include an exhibition by local artists.


AGM and talk

Date to be confirmed