Join Rob Vincent on Thursday 10th March  in the historic Marsden Mechanics Hall for a talk based on his book ‘Colne Valley: A History of a Pennine Landscape’.

Doors open at 7pm, event starts at 7.30

Licensed Bar.

Rob will be signing copies of his book at the end.

This is a free event, but you do need a ticket.  If you would like to make a donation to support our work that would be greatly appreciated and there is an option when booking your ticket.

This book is a tribute to the visual strengths of the Colne Valley’s landscape and a narrative of its development. It is inspired by the author’s experience of living for over 30 years in a house whose built form reflects the Valley’s centuries-long dual economy of domestic cloth making and small-scale farming, and whose stones were quarried from the hillside where it stands. From affection for his family home at Harts Hole grew a wider understanding, and a deeper appreciation, of the landscape as a whole. The book shares both the enthusiasm and the learning that developed during that journey.

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