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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A Visit to Hollybush Conservation Centre

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Save the Date: 06 July from 14:30 Join us at Hollybush Conservation Centre for an afternoon learning all about Hollybush! Hollybush is a busy environmental conservation centre in West Leeds offering volunteering opportunities and courses in practical conservation, gardening, woodwork and crafts. It is also home to The Hollybush Project which runs nature-based activities for […]

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Blue Plaques Group Online Taster Session

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Blue Plaques Group Online Taster Session Find out more about volunteering opportunities with our Blue Plaques Group. Tuesday 14 June: 18:00 – 19:00 In the Summer of 2021, an Independent Blue Plaques Review was published. This made a number of recommendations on how Leeds Civic Trust’s Blue Plaques scheme could be more community-led, and more […]

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Medieval Walk and Meal

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Medieval Walk and Meal Thursday 09 June, 18:00 – 20:00, tickets £12.00 – £15.00 Join us for a walk with an expert guide, Joyce Hill, as we discover Leeds’s hidden Medieval history followed by a light meal back at the Leeds Civic Trust. When we walk around Leeds city centre we walk the streets of […]

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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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Join our Blue Plaque Group!

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Join our Blue Plaque Group! Ever wondered what work goes behind our blue plaques…. Why not join our Blue Plaque Group and be part of the team that makes it happen. Whether you want to help research, unveil, or help give them a clean once in a while we would love to hear from you. […]

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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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