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April 2019

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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September 2019

Heritage Open Days

September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm

Numerous venues all over England. The theme will be 'People Power' in recognition of the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.

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The Irish In Leeds

17/09/2019 - 05/01/2020
Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square
Leeds, LS2 8BH United Kingdom
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New exhibition. For almost 200 years there has been a substantial Irish community in Leeds. Today about 50,000 inhabitants are of Irish descent. .Their lives in Leeds are explored with photos and stories.

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Making Huddersfield Cloth

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - September 22 @ 5:00 pm

Free talk by Lorna Brooks Huddersfield Central Library, Local Studies section.  Book on 01484 41468 Light refreshments

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Guild Of One Studies – Yorkshire Group Meeting.

September 28
Clifford, near Boston Spa

Talks include 'Introduction to Excel' and ' setting up a one name study.' More details later.

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Architecture and Sculpture Tour Of Wakefield.

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wakefield Town Hall, Kingswood St United Kingdom + Google Map

Meet at the Town Hall for a Civic Society Guided Walk.   indexfestival.org

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October 2019

My Extraordinary Family

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Outwood Memorial Hall, 1-2 Victoria Street
Outwood, WF1 2NE United Kingdom
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An illustrated talk by Carol Runciman to Wakefield Family History Society.

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Castleford in Old Photographs

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Castleford Library

Free local & family history event for beginners.

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Barrows and Beakers and Blue Streak Missiles

October 9 @ 7:30 pm
Wakefield Town Hall, Kingswood St United Kingdom + Google Map

Talk about Archaeology on the MOD estate by Phil Abramson, covering the North of England, Scotland and Cyprus to Wakefield Historical Society. Visitors £2

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Ethical Dilemmas For Family Historians

October 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Horbury Library

Local & Family History Network for beginners. Free.

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