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£12, £15, £20 & £50 gift vouchers are available for our events programme, including
• Archive Skills Sessions & History Wardrobe £12
• Archive Surgery Appointments £15
• Conservation Two Day Workshops £50
• A Bespoke Experience Day with Conservation £120
Available to purchase at the West Yorkshire
Visit our exhibition looking at how our ancestors experienced death and how they remembered those they had lost. Fantastic original archives will be on display covering topics such as Funerals, Afterlife, Mourning and Burials.
The Leeds Archives office will be exhibiting at this years International Medieval Congress at Leeds University, Europe’s largest forum for sharing ideas in Medieval Studies
Join Archivist Dan Sudron and Head of Conservation, Shirley Jones for a talk about the famous diaries of Anne Lister of Shibden Hall which are held at Calderdale Archive. Booking essential.
Power, Petitions and Poisoning - A unique opportunity to see through archival collections how the people of West Yorkshire used the power of petitions to protest and enforce change. Open day, drop-in event at our Leeds Archive office.
Celebrate the annual Heritage Open Days festival with us at West Yorkshire History Centre. Free activities all day.
West Yorkshire Archive Service have been invited to join Castleford Heritage Trust’s Heritage Open Day event at Queen's Mill, Castleford. Under the theme ‘People Power: Then, Now and Always’ the day will explore stories of everyday life in Castleford throughout the ages and the town’s unsung heroes.
A basic introduction into researching the history of your house. Suitable for absolute beginners.
A one day introduction to bookbinding with leading local expert Philip Winskill from York Bookbinding. Suitable for beginners of those wishing to refresh their skills.
Aimed at beginners with little or no experience. Using documents from the archives we will explore the quirks of seventeenth and eighteenth century handwriting. You will learn how to read and transcribe documents through numerous stunning examples and hands on practice.
Family friendly, make and take craft activities inspired by our current exhibition. Masks, Calavera balloon decorating, and autumn themed creations!
This session will look at the kinds of recipes we have, strange ingredients and the collections they can be found in.
This session will look at the kinds of recipes we have, strange ingredients and the collections they can be found in. Evening workshop.