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December 2018

Remembrance

05/12/2018 @ 10:00 am - 03/10/2019 @ 5:00 pm
Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall
Leeds, LS5 3EH United Kingdom
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A display that reflects of how commemoration of those close to us in the past has changed since the Victorian era and features contributions from people in contemporary Leeds. Please note: Mondays: Closed (Open Bank Holiday Mondays, 10:00 - 17:00). Tuesday - Friday & Sundays: 10:00 - 17:00. Last admission 16:30. Saturday: 12:00 - 17:00.

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March 2019

Meet The Curator

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - December 5 @ 4:00 pm
Wakefield Museum, 1 Burton Street
Wakefield, WF1 2EB United Kingdom
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First Thursday every month. Bring in your treasures to be identified and ask for advice on their care.

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April 2019

Danger Zone

April 9 @ 10:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm
Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall
Leeds, LS5 3EH United Kingdom
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From hidden hazards to perilous poisons, Danger Zone explores the hidden dangers of everyday objects. The exhibition will expose the risks people took to stay fashionable, keep their homes tidy and make sure their children were entertained. Expect the unexpected and find out why health and safety laws are so important today. 0113 3784079

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A Grave Subject? Death & Remembrance in West Yorkshire.

April 13 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Nepshaw Lane South
Morley, LS27 7JQ United Kingdom
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A new exhibition exploring how our ancestors experienced death and how they remembered those they lost..

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Queens of industry

April 28 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley Mills, Canal Road
Armley, Leeds, LS12 2QF United Kingdom
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Exhibition revealing untold stories of working class women elected to represent some of Britain’s greatest industries from coal to cotton. Queens of Industry were a 20th century phenomenon; the first Railway Queens elected in the 1920s and the last Coal Queen crowned in the 1980s. Free with museum admission. Please note Mondays: Closed (Open Bank Holiday Mondays, 10:00 - 17:00) Tuesday - Saturday & 10:00 - 17:00 Last admission 16:00 Sunday 13:00 - 17:00

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June 2019

Family History Drop-In

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Local and Family History Library, 2nd Floor, Central Library Calverley Street
Leeds, LS1 3AB United Kingdom
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An informal advice session. From first steps with Ancestry.com to more involved enquiries. Free admission. No booking required.

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Leeds Cinemas

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Leeds Central Library, 2nd Floor, Central Library, Calverley Street
Leeds, LS1 3AB United Kingdom
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Free talk by Dr. Laura Ager about her ongoing project researching the many historic cinemas in Leeds.

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The Mysterious Diary Of Private Newton

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate
Wakefield, WF1 1JG United Kingdom
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Using a bizarre diary that seems to have continued after its author's death this talk will investigate the remembrance of WW1 soldiers and the impact of misreporting deaths on the front line. Booking required.

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The Family History Show

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Racecourse, The Knavesmire Exhibition Centre
York, YO23 1EX United Kingdom
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Show Features: Two Large Lecture Theatres with Free Talks Free Ask the Experts Area Archives and Ministry of Defence stands Free Parking Free minibus from Station

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Investigating The History Of A Wiltshire Village

June 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wakefield Library, Wakefield One, Burton Street
Wakefield, WF1 2DD United Kingdom
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Local & Family History Network for beginners. Free.

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