Silsden Local History Group

A look into times past in Cobbydale

Meetings Calendar of the Silsden Local History Group

Meetings are held at Silsden Methodist Church, located on Kirkgate in the centre of the town. Parking is available in Wesley Place car park nearby. Doors open at 7:00 pm for a 7:20 start. Light refreshments are usually served at the start. There is a small charge of £2 at the door.






2020 meetings


Please Note: Until further notice all Monday evening talks at Silsden Methodist Church have been suspended due to the Covid 19 health emergency. The cancelled talks will be rearranged, hopefully in 2021.


The programme of meetings will be resumed as soon as the present emergency is over.

Town Hall research sessions

On the Tuesdays following the Monday meetings research facilities are available in Silsden Town Hall located directly across the road from the Methodist Church. We meet in the ground floor back meeting room. You will have access to the Town's archive materials, which are kept there. These are drop-in sessions and someone will be on hand to help with inquiries concerning local and family history matters. On the attached map the Town Hall is located where the library is shown.

Town Hall research sessions in 2020:


Please note: Because of the health emergency Silsden Town Hall is closed until further notice.


Forthcoming meetings:

Tuesday 22nd September              2.00 to 4.00pm AT PRESENT CANCELLED

Tuesday 27th October                    2.00 to 4.00pm AT PRESENT CANCELLED

Tuesday 24th November                2.00 to 4.00pm AT PRESENT CANCELLED


Should the situation change and meetings become possible they will be advertised.