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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.
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. Tuesday 15th October 2019
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.