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coming events


june 2017

1-4 June York Eboracum Roman Festival. More information: News

Saturday 3 June Classic Yorkshire Murders by Martin Baggoley. Wakefield and District Family History Society

6th - 18th June York Festival of Ideas Various events of interest to historians, various venues

Thursday 7 June Walk Spring End and the Spa 7pm Horbury and District Historical Society

Thursday 8 June Wakefield Historical Society Excursion to Durham and Brancepeth Castle. More information: Summer Excursions

Friday 9 June The Workhouse - Alan Howe. 11am - 12.30pm, Ossett Group, Local and Family History Network, currently meeting in Horbury Library

Tuesday 13 June 6.30pm West Yorkshire History Centre History Wardrobe presents Great War Fashion West Yorkshire Archives

Saturday 17 June Guided talk and walk of Wood Street, by Kevin Trickett, 10.30am, and 2pm. Wakefield Civic Society.
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Tuesday 20 June 6.30pm West Yorkshire History Centre: If Walls could Talk House HistoryWest Yorkshire Archives

Saturday 24 June The Creation of the Lakes - heritage walk at Yorkshire Sculpture Park 3pm Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Monday 26 June Medieval Ancestry 1.30-3pm, Wakefield Group, Wakefield Local and Family History Network, Wakefield Library

Wednesday 28 June Rebecca Ellis: Silver Animals: A study of zoomorphic decoration in the contents of British Viking Hoards. South Leeds Archaeology

Friday 30th June 12.30pm West Yorkshire History Centre: Nurses of Passchendaele Lunchtime Talk West Yorkshire Archives

advance notice

Saturday 1st July The Railway Navvy & His Working Life, by Chris & Judy Rouse after the AGM Wakefield and District Family History Society