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Behind The Lens: Ghosts, forgotten lives and other stories - A presentation by Stewart W. Jackson

Posted on 14 February 2018 04:05 PM by

Join us for this free event, a presentation of photography be Stewart W Jackson.

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Wakefield in the Great War - a talk by author Tim Lynch

Posted on 19 October 2017 09:45 AM by

Join us at this free event when author Tim Lynch will tell us about his new book on Wakefield in the Great War.

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Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt - talk by John Grindrod

Posted on 16 September 2017 01:26 PM by

Join us to hear author John Grindrod speak about his latest book, Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt

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Transports of Delight: Travels on the Orient Express and other stories about trains

Posted on 14 January 2017 05:29 PM by

Join us at Wakefield Town Hall for our annual joint meeting of Wakefield Civic Society and Wakefield Historical Society for a talk by Kevin Trickett.

This event is open to all and free to enter. If possible, we prefer people to book in advance, using our Eventbrite webpage:

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'All around is Fairy ground - Pleasure and the Regency Garden’ - a talk by Professor Timothy Mowl, architectural and landscape historian

Posted on 1 October 2016 05:01 PM by

We know how much our members, like many others, enjoy visiting the nation’s stately homes, not just for their architecture, but also for their often delightful gardens and it is with this in mind that we offer our October talk which comes highly recommended! Join us on 20th October for this fascinating talk by Professor Timothy Mowl.

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How to Build the Homes People Want: The Work of Create Streets Nicholas Boys Smith, Director

Posted on 4 March 2016 01:09 PM by

Join us on 17th March for a talk by Nicholas Boys Smith, founding director of Create Streets, to discover how this London-based organisation is campaigning for a different approach to the planning and design of new homes in and around our city centres. The talk will start at 7.30 pm and will be held at Wakefield Town Hall on Wood Street, Wakefield.

Tickets can be purchased on line or by post. Depending on availability, it may also be possible to buy tickets on the door on the night.

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