An early photograph of Kirkstall Abbey in the 20th century

1152 Club: talks at Kirkstall Abbey


01 February 2022

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Venue Kirkstall Abbey

Tags Adult, Community, Event, Talk,

The Kirkstall Abbey 1152 Club is a history and heritage talks series for people aged 55 and over, established in 2015.

From May 2020 we have ran the 1152 Club online. This returning season will be a combination of some of the short films aired online last year, alongside  some in-person talks.

Please visit our eventbrite page for booking details of all upcoming 1152 club talks.

1152 Club Programme

At Kirkstall Abbey

A postcard of a building in Sheepscar, Leeds

1 Feb, 10am-11.15am: A History of Sheepscar, with Chris Nickson


An illustration of two elephants performing a trick wearing swimming trunks and hat

15 Feb, 10am – 11.15am: Curious Creatures with Kitty Ross


Chinese gold piggy bank

1 Mar, 10am – 11.15am: Money and Exchange Around the World, with Adam Jaffer


Irish music

29 Mar, 10am – 11.15am: 1922 and traditional Irish music, with David Cooper (Irish History Month Special)




Visit 1152 Club Online to watch all talks

11 Feb, 10am: The 1152 Club Online: with Milo Philips

11 Mar, 10am: The 1152 Club Online: Women’s History Month Special, with Nicola Pullan

Visitor information

These talks are PAYF/free and booking is required via eventbrite.

Free tea and coffee will be available.

Please bring weather-appropriate clothes as we will need to keep the room well ventilated, and your own seat cushion if you require one.

We are asking everyone not exempt to please wear a face covering in enclosed spaces. This is the recommended government guidance but it isn’t mandatory.

We will have plenty of hand sanitizer available for you to use.

1152 online talks are all available on youtube to watch at your leisure, no need to log in.

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