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Saturday 2 December Topping Tooters of the Town: Doncaster Waites, 10.30am, Wakefield and District Family History Society

Tuesday 5 December Pennine Prospects & Bradford University: Celebrating our woodland heritage and investigating the woodlands of the South Pennines, by C Atkinson and H Lewis, 5.15pm, J19, University of Bradford Guest Lecture Series, Further info from Lindsey Büster (L.S.Buster1@bradford.ac.uk) or Ben Jennings (b.r.jennings@bradford.ac.uk)

Tuesday 5 December Pubs around the perimeter, guided walk of Leeds, duration 2½ hours, cost £5, meet outside McDonalds inside Leeds Railway Station, goorsguiding@btinternet.com, book by phone at 0113 2526807 or 07742223926

Wednesday 6 Dec Whose Shop Was That – Part 2, by Guy Goodair, at Horbury Methodist Church, High Street, Horbury, 7.30pm, Horbury and District Historical Society

Friday 8 December Origins of superstitions, Ossett and Horbury Group, Wakefield Local and Family History Network, 11am to 12.30, currently meeting in Horbury Library

Friday 8 December Members' Evening with Christmas Supper, members only, 7.15pm, Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Tuesday 12 December Leeds Christmas Lights and Christmas Traditions, guided walk, 7pm, duration 1½ hours, cost £5, meet outside McDonalds inside Leeds Railway Station, goorsguiding@btinternet.com, book by phone at 0113 2526807 or 07742223926

Wednesday 13 Dec A History of Sandal, by Peter Elliot, 10am, Yorkshire in History Group. More information: News

Wednesday 13 Dec 'Oh Susannah!': a short play based on the story of Pablo Fanque, circus proprietor of African origin, who created Circus Royal in Wood Street, Wakefield in 1841, at the Elizabethan Gallery, Brook Street, Wakefield, 7.30pm, More information: Lecture Programme

Wednesday 20 Dec Christmas Dinner, at the Town Hall, 7 for 7.30pm, 2 or 3 spaces still available, Wakefield Historical Society (members only)