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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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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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March 2019

Memorials in Holy Trinity Churchyard

March 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Trinity Centre, Church St.
Ossett, WF5 8DW United Kingdom
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Talk by David Scriven to Ossett Historical Society. Looking at the lives and deaths of some of Ossett's inhabitants. Admission: Non-members £2.

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The Development of Marsden’s Inns and Alehouses

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huddersfield Central Library.

Free talk by Judith Thorpe, Marsden History Group. Book on 01484 414868. Light refreshments.

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April 2019

Overcoming Brick Walls

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Castleford Library

Local & Family History Network. Admission: Free.

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Wakefield’s Buildings

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Band Room, Methodist Church, High St.
Horbury, United Kingdom
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Who decides what to demolish? A talk by Peter Spawforth to Horbury Historical Society. Admission: Non-members £2.50.

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Stitching Up The Family

April 6 @ 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 Sue Clifton to Wakefield & District Family History Society.

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A Grave Subject? Death & Remembrance in West Yorkshire.

April 10 @ 11:00 am

13 April Nov. 2019. West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield. A new exhibition exploring how our ancestors experienced death and how they remembered those they had lost. On the opening day drop in at 10am - 3pm.with a talk about the development of, and research behind the exhibition at 11am.

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Timbered-Framed Buildings of Wakefield

April 10 @ 7:30 pm

10 April. 7.30pm. 3rd Floor. Wakefield Town Hall. Talk by Peter Brears to Wakefield Historic al Society. Visitors £2,

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