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Forthcoming Events -

Wednesday, 3 February 2021 - More Leeds talks 1.00pm -

Leeds Civic Trust

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In case you've not heard enough about Leeds recently, here are some more online talks for you to book. They're free and are being offered by Leeds Civic Trust.

There are four Wednesday lunchtime talks in February currently advertised on their website.

 

February 3rd: 

‘Invention, Acumen and Espionage’: The Industrial Revolution in Leeds, 1780-1845

February 10th:

February 17th:

‘The Grandest Street in Victorian Leeds’: The History of Boar Lane

February 24th:

‘The Age of Flamboyance’: Edwardian Leeds

 

Tickets can be booked through Eventbrite either by clicking on the above titles or by using this link: https://leedscivictrust.org.uk/events/

 

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There are other past talks still available:   https://leedscivictrust.org.uk/live/

 

One talk which links in well with Rachael Unsworth's talk last Sunday is: Heritage & Nature Along the Aire & Calder Navigation.

There is also The British Library at Boston Spa where some of us did tour recently. and M&S on Film about the archives we visited a few years ago.

 

 



Reports on past meetings -

Zoom: The Making of Wellington Place - January 2021 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Zoom: The Making of the University of Leeds Campus - January 2021 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Zoom: Waterways and Bridges of Leeds - January 2021 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Zoom: Leeds Town Hall - January 2021 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Zoom: City Square, Leeds - December 2020 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Zoom: Cradle of Innovation - December 2020 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Zoom: Chapel Allerton - November 2020 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Dogs Trust tour - January 2020 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Selby Abbey to be Dramatically Lit Up for three days - November 2019 (report by Alex Svenson)

Saffron Wine Tasting Evening - November 2019 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Bowling at Xscape and China City Buffet Restaurant - November 2019

Saltaire Guided Tour - November 2019 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Treasure Hunt & Italian Meal - November 2019 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Jazz in the Spa Temperance Seven - October 2019 (report by Alex Svenson)

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society Rosse Observatory - October 2019 (report by Alex Svenson)

Saffron - August 2019 (report by Alex Svenson)

Sunderland International Air Show - July 2019 (report by Alex Svenson)

The Wheatsheaf Steak Night - July 2019 (report by Alex Svenson)

St Martins-on-the-Hill - May 2019 (report by Lorna Pope)

Hazlewood Tour & Afternoon Tea - May 2019 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Hazlewood Tour & Afternoon Tea - May 2019 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Tour of the British Library - April 2019 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Saffron - April 2019 (report by Alex Svenson)

Visit to a local Gin Distillery - March 2019 (report by Alex Svenson)

Saffron - August 2018 (report by Alex Svenson)

Saffron - May 2018 (report by Alex Svenson)

University Challenge recordings - April 2018 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Jazz in the Spa - April 2018 (report by Alex Svenson)

Temperance Seven at Jazz in the Spa - October 2017 (report by Alex Svenson)

So you want to be in films? - October 2017 (report by Alex Svenson)

60's big Night Out - April 2017

Saffron - April 2017 (report by Alex Svenson)

Beverley & Hearing Dogs Centre or Burnby Hall - March 2017 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Houses of Parliament tour - February 2017 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Guided Tour of Selby Abbey - February 2017 (report by Alex Svenson)

Jazz in the Spa - November 2016 (report by Alex Svenson)

Whitby Goth Weekend November 2016 - November 2016 (report by Alex Svenson)

Saffron Restaurant - October 2016 (report by Alex Svenson)

International Fire Training Centre and Transporter Bridge - October 2016 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Sherburn Aero Club Talk and Lunch - September 2016 (report by Alex Svenson)

The Thai Sunshine Restaurant - August 2016 (report by Alex Svenson)

Ten Pin Bowling and China City Chinese Buffet Restaurant - July 2016 (report by Alex Svenson)

Jazz in the Spa - July 2016 (report by Alex Svenson)

Saffron Restaurant - June 2016 (report by Alex Svenson)

Walking Tour of York - May 2016 (report by Wendy Harvey)

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society Rosse Observatory at Carleton. - March 2016 (report by Lorna Pope)

MANCHESTER - November 2015 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Jazz at the Spa - November 2015 (report by Alex Svenson)

Jazz at the Burnside - November 2015

Bond Night at The Bon - October 2015 (report by Alex Svenson)

War Weekend - October 2015 (report by Alex Svenson)

Jazz in the Spa - August 2015 (report by Alex Svenson)

Jazz in the Spa - July 2015 (report by Alex Svenson)

Jazz in the Spa - May 2015 (report by Alex Svenson)

Caving - July 2014 (report by Silvia Mileham)

Castle Howard - December 2013

Ossett Brewery - October 2013

Hull Ale Trail - June 2013

Quiz Night 2013 - May 2013

Grand Kashmiri Buffet at Jinnah - April 2013

Jazz In The Spa - March 2013

Wetherby Treasure Hunt - September 2012

Jazz In The Spa - June 2012

Segway - June 2012 (report by Auto)

Ten Pin Bowling And Flaming Dragon - May 2012

Dawn Chorus - May 2012 (report by Di Sewell)

Itv Studios Salford Countdown March 2012 - March 2012 (report by Wendy Harvey)

Itv Studios Salford - February 2012 (report by Wendy Harvey)

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