Lecture, History
“Mackintosh’s” of Halifax: The Early Years, including The Great War: Presented by David Glover

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    27 Mar

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    Red Brick Auditorium

    Square Chapel
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    Doors open

One of the great Halifax commercial enterprises, Mackintosh’s was founded at a small confectionery shop in King Cross Lane in 1890. David relates the early history of toffee-making down to founder John’s death in 1920. Includes humane work in supporting the Comforts and Prisoner of War Funds during the Great War, through sending tins of toffee to the men on the Western Front. In 1917, John’s son went missing for weeks on the Western Front, what happened next? And there was the English manager of the firm’s German plant who was interned for the duration…

Ticket income from David Glover’s Illustrated Local History talks goes directly into supporting Square Chapel.

Doors 14:00
Start 14:15
Interval 14:50 – 15:05
Finish 16:00

Red Brick Auditorium