Friends in Action 2014-15

  • We supported the Exhibition of paintings by Ken Taylor ‘Drawn to Sport’ in Tolson Museum.
  • The Tea & Cake meetings continue at 2.00 -3.30 on the 2rd Wednesday each month. The bowling green is available for use of ‘Friends’.
  • The ‘Friends’ book club at the Tea & Cake meeting was launched with a gift of a trolley to display our books
  • The Tour de France Competition ‘Create a Bicycle’ winning item is displayed in the Transport Gallery
  • 21st June. Friends stall at Huddersfield Histories
  • 28th June. Friends stall at Ravensknowle Gala
  • 15th August. Friends stall at Bark in the Park.
  • 14th September. First ‘Classic Motorbike Show’. Entertainment was provided by the Concertina and Accordion Band.
  • 20th September. The play ‘Troupers’ was put on by Mikron Theatre.
  • 23rd November. Christmas Fair. At this event we local authors Cyril Pearce, John Rumsby, Betty Woodcock and Julie Houston talking about their latest publications. The musical entertainment was by the Concertina and Accordion Band.
  • 28th February. First meeting of the FoT&R Gardening Club
  • 15th March. Cream Teas were served on Mothering Sunday
  • 21st March. We held the Tolson ‘Great Bake Off’ This was judged by Stephen and Tracy Jackson of T&CAKE
  • 25th March First of the spring lectures in conjunction with Huddersfield University.
  • 21st & 28th two further lectures.

About Friends of Tolson & Ravensknowle

The Committee of Friends of Tolson & Ravensknowle meet once a month to plan the programme for the local community and support the work of the Museum. We look after the Heritage Memorial Garden. We would welcome any one who is interested in working with us.

For more information please contact Volunteer Ann, Friends of Tolson & Ravensknowle. m: 07803159506 email: