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December 2018


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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July 2019

Researching Domestic Servants.

July 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wakefield Library, Wakefield One, Burton Street
Wakefield, WF1 2DD United Kingdom
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Local and Family History Network for beginners. Free

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A Woman’s Work Is Never Done.

July 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tolson Museum, Wakefield Rd Hudderfsfield

A new photographic exhibition explores the working lives of women from across West Yorkshire during 19th and 20th centuries. Free entry. Accessible by stairs only.

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August 2019

Keeping their Beacons Alight.

August 3 @ 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 Jane Ainsworth based on a dynasty of builders from Barnsley. Starting with John Potter born 1785, Jane's story follows the family fortunes and its commitment to king and country. Jane also explains how she carried out her research and shows how to get a book published.

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Ther Hickson Story.

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free Local and Family History event for beginners.

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300 Years of Migrating to Leeds.

August 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square
Leeds, LS2 8BH United Kingdom
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Free talk by Adam Jaffer and Ruth Martin. Free refreshments.

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