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april

Wednesday 4 April A Visit to Wakefield Cathedral, led by architect John Bailey, (to be held in Wakefield Cathedral) Horbury and District Historical Society

Saturday April 7 Wakefield in old picture postcards, by Christine Leveridge, Wakefield and District Family History Society

Wednesday 11 April, Chantry Chapel, 7.30pm, Wakefield Historical Society: Object Voices: Interpreting all our stories at the Mental Health Museum, Fieldhead, Wakefield by Cara Sutherland, Museum Curator.

Friday 13 April - Family photographs, Local and Family History Network, Ossett and Horbury Group. Horbury Library 11 - 12.30. More information: News

Thursday 19 April West Yorkshire History Centre, Archive Surgery (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM) New to using archives or stuck on a piece of research? Book a slot at our Wakefield office.

Wednesday 25 April West Yorkshire History Centre, Experience Day - Conservation (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
A full day, bespoke conservation experience with tailored solutions for conserving your personal archive.

Friday 20 April, Historic Graffiti by John Buglass Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Monday 23 April - Beside the seaside: a history of Yorkshire's seaside resorts, With local author John Heywood, Local and Family History Network, Wakefield Group 1.30 - 3pm. More information: News

Wednesday 25 April - Katherine Baxter, Why Do You Have So Much Old Stuff in Boxes? Katherine is the archaeology curator for Leeds Museums and Galleries. South Leeds Archaeology

Monday 30 April - Annual General Meeting followed by Deborah Scriven: A Crystal Palace in Miniature. Ossett and the Wakefield Industrial and Fine Art Exhibition of 1865. 7.30pm, Ossett Historical Society

Advance Notice

Wednesday 2 May - The art and legacy of Charles Eamer Kempe, by Adrian Barlow. Horbury and District Historical Society - to be held in St. Mary’s Church, Horbury Junction

Saturday 5 May - Wood Street: Heart of Wakefield by Phil Judkins, Wakefield and District Family History Society