New Walking Tours For 2016

Jewish Yorkshire for 2016 including Two New Tours

Former Prime Minister Harold Wilson wearing his  famous Gannex Mac.

Former Prime Minister Harold Wilson wearing his famous Gannex Mac. But what is the local Jewish connection?

A Message From Nigel Grizzard…

Dear Friends, 

Attached information about our popular walking tours for this spring. The programme has been expanded to six tours.
We have added new tours in Bradford City Centre, Harrogate and Ilkley as well as our popular tours in Manningham Bradford, Huddersfield and Leeds.
There is also the opportunity for customised group tours and talks on Yorkshire Jewish History.
Please contact me if we can help in any way.
If you have colleagues you think would like to come along forward them this email.
We look  forward to meeting you, 
Best wishes for 2016
Nigel Grizzard

Jewish Heritage Walking Tours:

Follow Bradford’s Jewish Heritage Trail

Historic Synagogues, the Merchants’ Houses, the Kindertransport Hostel and other sites of Jewish interest.

Sunday 31st January at 11.00

Meet at the entrance to Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park, Bradford, BD9 4NS

Little Germany, the Wool Exchange, Goitside and Bradford City Centre -a walk through the Historic Merchant Quarters of Bradford, see the buildings

and hear about the lives of Bradford’s merchants who built the great Victorian City.Sunday 14th February at 11.00Meet at the entrance to Waterstones Bookshop, the Wool Exchange, Hustlergate, BD1 1BLWatch a sneak preview of what to expect on the tour here, made by MyBradford

Jewish Heritage in Ilkley

A Mayor, a Bridge Builder, a Foreign Consul and the Kindertransport. Who were they and what were their links with the town?

Sunday 28th February at 11.00

Meet outside the NatWest Bank, 19 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9TA


The Jews of Huddersfield -Politics, Textiles and Rugby League - 

Meet by the statue of Harold Wilson, outside Huddersfield Railway Station, HD1 1JB

Watch this excellent sneaky peak of what to expect from the tour, made by Kirklees TV.

Explore the Leylands 

The area that once was the heart of the Leeds Jewish community – see what is left of the former Jewish quarter adjacent to the city centre and hear how the immigrants were a key force in the growth of Leeds.

Sunday 13th March at 11.00

Meet at the Wade Lane entrance to the Merrion Centre, Leeds, LS2 8NJ

Jewish Harrogate

Life in a spa town, visit the synagogue and other sites of Jewish interest in the town.

Sunday 20th March at 11.00

Meet outside Bettys Café, Parliament Street, HG1 2QU


Walks are taken by Nigel Grizzard and will last approximately 11⁄2 hours and each cost £5.

To reserve your place or for further information email, all are welcome.

We also offer customised group tours and lectures to local interest groups.

Email us to discuss your requirements.

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