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December 2018

The Road To Recovery

05/12/2018 @ 10:00 am - 01/04/2019 @ 5:00 pm
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200years of mental health care in the West Riding. Exhibition stepping away from the stigma surrounding historic mental health treatment to discover the daily lives of patients and staff of the Stanley Royd Hospital. Admission: Free.

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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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Queens of industry

05/12/2018 @ 10:00 am - 30/09/2019 @ 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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February 2019

DNA and Family History

February 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wakefield One Library

Local and Family History Network. Admission: Free.

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Christopher Saxton- Elizabethan Map Maker

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Trinity Centre, Church St.
Ossett, WF5 8DW United Kingdom
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Talk by Clive MacManus to Ossett Historical Society. Admission: Non-members £2.

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March 2019

A Short History of Leeds

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Outwood Memorial Hall, 1-2 Victoria Street
Outwood, WF1 2NE United Kingdom
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An illustrated talk by Kenneth Williams to Wakefield & District Family History Society.

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The Templars and Temple Newsom

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Castleford Library

Organised by Local and Family History Network. Admission: Free

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West Riding Curiosities

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Band Room, Methodist Church, High St
Horbury,
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A talk by Trevor Moody to Horbury Historical Society. Visitors: £2.50.

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Looking at Maps

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wakefield One Library

Visit to Wakefield One Library organised by Ossett & Horbury Local & Family History Society Network. Free.

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Wakefield Historical Society AGM & Members’ Evening

March 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Elizabethan Gallery, Brook St
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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After the AGM hear what some of our members have been researching. Admission: Non-members £2.

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