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Staying at Home

With many of us confined to home because of the Coronavirus, we hope that you will have time to explore our new website, and in particular the articles which are included on the ‘Aspects of…

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Women of Westminster

Women of Westminster

“Women of Westminster – the legacy of Yorkshire’s first woman MP, Alice Bacon” talk by Rachel Reeves on 9th May. An excellent talk by Rachel Reeves, MP for Leeds West, was enjoyed by our members…

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The Gissing Trust

The open season at the Gissing Centre in Wakefield has started. We are open every Saturday from 2pm until 4pm. Come to see the birthplace of George Gissing, Wakefield’s most renowned novelist, and our collection…

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Yorkshire in History Group

Based at Manygates Adult Education Centre Wednesday 7 August Possibly a free tour of Kirkstall Abbey (plus Abbey House Museum ?) Wednesday 4 Sept Visit and talk booked at Leeds Discovery Centre, which houses the collections of…

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50 Years of Lotherton

2019 sees Lotherton Hall celebrate 50 years as a museum and they’re marking the occasion with three joint exhibitions. End of an Era looks at the family who donated the estate to the city, while Fifty Years in…

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