Field and Local History Society Information

Austwick Field

Click above for a copy of the 2018 programme.

Austwick Field and Local History Society

Programme for 2018


17th Jan

Ancient woodland walk in the Yorkshire Dales

Michael Pearson


21st Feb

Roman remains in the Local Area

Jamie Quartermaine


21st March

Parish wild life project

Mark Hewitt

Wild life conservation officer Yorkshire Dales National Park

Wednesday 18th April

If three counties caves were Mont Blanc

Tim Allen

Saturday 19th May

Field visit in the Malham area

To identify birds by their song and by visual observation

Seb Mankelow

National Trust Ranger.


23rd May

Wanderings in Wharfe

A walking tour of Wharfe

David Johnson

Wednesday 20th June

Visit to Townley Hall near Burnley

Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art, local history, furniture and pottery in a stately home museum

Wednesday 18th July

Local Manorial Court Records

Michael Slater

Wednesday 19th Sept

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Wednesday 17th October

AGM followed by

25th Anniversary of Natural England

Colin Newlands

Senior Reserve Manager

at Natural England

Wednesday 21st November

Fake or Fortune

 Mike Winstanley

Wednesday 12th December

Festive celebration

Ongoing Project: Capturing the Past.

This website, provided by the Yorkshire Dales Society, records the history and heritages of the North Craven area. Keep a watch out for Austwick additions.

Unless otherwise stated all meetings will take place in the Parish Hall on Wednesdays starting at 7:30pm

All are welcome Non-members £2

 Cinnabar Moth

Cinnabar Moth



Norber Erratics

Norber Erratics

Photos courtesy of Mike Clarke from Austwick & Vernon Dixon from Toronto, Canada.