19 Sept. 6.30-8.30pm. West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield. This workshop is a basic introduction into researching the history of your house.You will not only find out more about your home but also discover the names of people who lived you there before you. £12 per adult [or £60 for all 6 workshops].
Growing your family tree
12 Sept. 6.30- 8.30pm West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield.A beginners' basic introduction to researching a family tree. Booking required. £12 per adult [or £60 for all six sessions].
From 9 Sept. to December. West Yorkshire History Centre, Kirkgate, Wakefield. An exhibition that explores the National Coal Board Collection telling some of the stories of coal mining in West Yorkshire. Drop in during normal opening hours. Free.
What the heck are archives
5 Sept. 6.30-8.30pm.West Yorkshire History Centre, Kirkgate, Wakefield. This workshop is an absolute beginners' introduction to historic archive collections, what they are, what they can tell us and how to use them. Booking required. £12 per adult [ £60 for all six workshops].
The 1849 Castleford Cholera Outbreak
4 Sept. 2- 3.30pm. Castleford Library. Free informal session for local and family historians.