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Wakefield Civic Society Design And Environment Awards - Call for nominations

Posted on 19 January 2020 12:04 PM by Kevin Trickett

The Society is calling for nominations for its 2020 Design and Environmental Awards round. Nominations can be made by anyone - you don't need to be a member of the Society to make a nomination.

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Subscriptions Now Due!

Posted on 2 January 2020 02:43 PM by Kevin Trickett

Wakefield Civic Society members are reminded that annual subscriptions are now due.

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Tileyard Wakefield - the development of Rutland Mills

Posted on 2 January 2020 02:17 PM by Kevin Trickett

Please note that our talk scheduled for Thursday, 19th March 2020 abut the development of Rutland Mills has been cancelled. This decision has been taken in light of the ongoing Coronavirus situation. Apologies for any disappointment but we hope you will understand the rationale.

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Tours of Wakefield's Town and County Halls

Posted on 2 January 2020 01:21 PM by Kevin Trickett

As part of the Society's contribution to the Wakefield Rhubarb Festival, we are once again offering two guided tours of Wakefield's Town and County Halls on Friday, 21st February. Each tour begins with a short talk, to be given in the Society's office at the Town Hall. he first session begins at 10.30am and the second one at 2pm. Booking is essential.

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The Development of Bretton Hall

Posted on 2 January 2020 12:45 PM by Kevin Trickett

Join us on Thursday evening, 20th February at 7.30pm for an update on the plans for developing Bretton Hall into a hotel.

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Joint meeting with Wakefield Historical Society - The timber-framed buildings of Wakefield

Posted on 2 January 2020 12:35 PM by Kevin Trickett

Join us at Wakefield Town Hall on Wednesday evening, 8th January 2020, at 7.30pm for our joint meeting with Wakefield Historical Society. This year, the meeting will be hosted by the Historical Society and local historian Peter Brears will be talking about the timber-framed buildings of Tudor and Stuart Wakefield.

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