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December 2018

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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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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June 2019

Making a difference: Voluntary adult education in Yorkshire. 1700-1945

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Outwood Memorial Hall, 1-2 Victoria Street
Outwood, WF1 2NE United Kingdom
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A talk by Pushpa Kumbhat to Wakefield Family History Society.

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A Death In The Family

June 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate
Wakefield, WF1 1JG United Kingdom
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A free drop-in session for advice and guidance on using burial registers, will, monumental inscriptions and cemetery records.

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Walk Around Horbury

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet members of Horbury Historical Society. Details still to be arranged.

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The Bare Bone Of Burials In Commercial Archaeology

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate
Wakefield, WF1 1JG United Kingdom
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"West Yorkshire Archaeology Service join us to explain how archaeologists deal with the exhumation of a single unexpected burial to the clearance of known graveyards. The challenges and rewards that human remains provide will be detailed and explored and a sometimes difficult yet fascinating part of archaeology will be discussed." Free Talk - Booking required.

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A Series Of Unfortunate Incidents?

June 12 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall
Leeds, LS5 3EH United Kingdom
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Industrial accidents in Leeds. Talk by John McGoldrick. Admission: £5.50. Booking required on 0113 3784079.

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