Events

WYAS run a wide range of events and activities across our five offices in West Yorkshire.

You can see a full list of our current events on this page, but check back regularly as we are adding new dates all the time.

Book events

Archive Surgery

Thursday 19 April 2018 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
New to using archives or stuck on a piece of research? Book a slot at either our Leeds or Wakefield office.

Experience Day - Conservation

Wednesday 25 April 2018 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
A full day, bespoke conservation experience with tailored solutions for conserving your personal archive.

What the heck are 'Archives'?

Friday 4 May 2018 (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
A workshop at our Leeds office aimed at beginners introducing the fascinating world of Archives.

Roll up Roll up! Circus as Art and Entertainment Talk

Friday 11 May 2018 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)
A free lunchtime talk from Dr Rachel Platanov, lecturer at the University of Manchester, on circus as art and entertainment in the 19th and 20th centuries.

If walls could talk

Friday 11 May 2018 (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
A workshop at our Leeds office aimed at beginners who are interested in researching their home.

Palaeography - Reading Old Handwriting

Friday 18 May 2018 (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
A workshop at our Leeds office aimed at beginners who want to learn about reading 17th and 18th century handwriting.

Archive Surgery

Thursday 24 May 2018 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
New to using archives or stuck on a piece of research? Book a slot at either our Leeds or Wakefield office.

Half term Family Activities

Tuesday 29 May 2018 (10:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
We will be running free, make and take craft activities suitable for children aged 3 - 11.

May-Hem! at Castleford Campus

Wednesday 30 May 2018 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
WYAS will be running free make and take craft activities as part of this fun event run by Wakefield Children's University.

Half term Family Activities

Thursday 31 May 2018 (10:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
We will be running free, make and take craft activities suitable for children aged 3 - 11.

Palaeography - Reading Old Handwriting

Friday 1 June 2018 (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
A workshop at our Bradford office aimed at beginners who want to learn about reading 17th and 18th century handwriting.

On the Spot: The Yorkshire Landscapes of Humphry Repton talk

Tuesday 5 June 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
A free talk from Dr Patrick Eyres on Humphry Repton's work as a landscape gardener in Yorkshire.

Caring for Photographs and Archives

Friday 8 June 2018 (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
A workshop at our Bradford office aimed at beginners who are looking to learn the basics on caring for their photographs and archive documents.

If walls could talk

Friday 15 June 2018 (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
A workshop at our Bradford office aimed at beginners who are interested in researching their home.

Archive Surgery

Thursday 21 June 2018 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
New to using archives or stuck on a piece of research? Book a slot at either our Leeds or Wakefield office.

Experience Day - Conservation

Wednesday 27 June 2018 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
A full day, bespoke conservation experience with tailored solutions for conserving your personal archive.