Events

West Yorkshire Archive Service run a wide range of events and activities across all five offices in West Yorkshire - Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield.

You can see a full list of our current events on this page. As we are adding new dates all the time, please be sure to bookmark this page and regularly check for new events.

Book events

Bradford's 'Man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo'

Tuesday 16 October 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
A free talk from historian Anne Fletcher telling the incredible story of her ancestor Joseph Hobson Jagger.

Half term Family Activities

Tuesday 30 October 2018 (10:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
We will be running free, make and take craft activities suitable for children aged 3 - 11.

Half term Family Activities

Thursday 1 November 2018 (10:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
We will be running free, make and take craft activities suitable for children aged 3 - 11.

The Road to Recovery; 200 years of Mental Health care in the West Riding

Saturday 10 November 2018 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Come and see our new exhibition exploring life at Stanley Royd Hospital from it's opening in 1818. View garments and hear musical compositions from Wakefield College students inspired by the documents. Do some mindful activities with Inspire Arts.

Unlocking the mind Conference Day

Friday 23 November 2018 (10:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
A day of talks exploring the UNESCO inscribed Stanley Royd Hospital collection. A chance to view our new exhibition.

Artwalk

Wednesday 28 November 2018 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
West Yorkshire History Centre will be open for the November Artwalk with a display of Wakefield College students work, drop in for free between 5 - 8pm.

A Patients Journey Talk

Tuesday 4 December 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
A free talk at West Yorkshire History Centre exploring a patient's journey through Stanley Royd Hospital.