Alice Cliff Scatcherd: Blue Plaque Unveiling

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Alice Cliff Scatcherd: Blue Plaque Unveiling  Join us to celebrate the life and works of Alice Scatcherd with the unveiling of her blue plaque, the plaque will be located at Scatherd’s past residence and unveiled by Dr Clive McManus with special guests the Lord Mayor of Leeds and Cllr Bob Gettings. Location: Park House, ( […]

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A History Walk in Roundhay Park

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A History Walk in Roundhay Park Enjoy an evening stroll through Roundhay Park and learn the tales, stories and history of one of Europe’s largest city parks. About this event Join John Ferguson for an evening stroll through Roundhay Park. Learn how a Quaker businessman built the Mansion and laid out a country estate. How […]

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Heritage Open Days 2022!

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Heritage Open Days 2022: Astounding Inventions! 09-18 September 2022 Heritage Open days are back, an annual free heritage festival full of fun and fascinating events returns in September with the theme of Astounding Inventions. We have been working with local heritage sites, organisations, and anyone who wants to get involved to create a fantastic schedule […]

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The Remarkable Story of Hunslet

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Now Available to Order The Remarkable Story of Hunslet by Steven Burt We are delighted to announce that this stunning book is now available to purchase. Written by Steven Burt and edited by Kevin Grady, The Remarkable Story of Hunslet takes us on a journey from the very beginning of this vibrant area in 1086 […]

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Heritage Open Days Micro Grants

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Heritage Open Days Micro Grants Our Heritage Open Days Micro Grants are back! This year’s annual Heritage Open Days festival will take place 09 – 18 September and will celebrate inventions and innovations from Leeds!  Our Heritage Open Days Micro Grants are intended to support events hosted during the annual Heritage Open Days festival here […]

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David Oluwale: We’re raising £1,000!

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David Oluwale: We’re raising £1,000! We’re raising £1,000 to David Oluwale – Blue Plaque and furthering David Oluwale Memorial Association’s vital work. Click here to donate Information on David Oluwale Blue Plaque. After years of campaigning by the David Oluwale Memorial Association (DOMA) for a Leeds Civic Trust Blue Plaque, on Monday the 25th April 2022, David’s plaque […]

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Leeds Clean Air Day 2022

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Leeds Clean Air Day 2022 Clean Air Day (CAD) is the UK’s largest air pollution campaign led by the national charity Global Action Plan, which aims to: bring together communities, businesses, schools and the health sector to improve public understanding of air pollution (both indoors and outdoors); build awareness of how air pollution affects our […]

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The Remarkable Story of Hunslet: 1800-1850

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Leeds Historian Dr Steven Burt talks about the history of Hunslet 1800-1850 – the subject of his forthcoming book About this event Leeds Civic Trust and the Thoresby Society are delighted to invite you to attend this fascinating talk about Hunslet in the first half of the Nineteenth Century during which local historian Dr Steve […]

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Time to Take a Seat

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Time to Take a Seat: Successful Applications Announced! When, back in September 2021 we announced we were accepting applications for another round of community benches, we had no idea just how many people would respond. It’s been a lot of work and a real joy to read your applications. Choosing the winners was not an […]

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