Tag: Local Leeds History


Autumn Open Day

Enjoy a day out at the house and farm on a pay as you feel basis!
An illustration of a church with the caption: proposed chapels for cemetary, Headingley cum Morley

1152 Club – Royal links to Lawnswood Cemetery

Join us for this friendly, informal talk for over 55s with Ann Lightman about Lawnswood Cemetery's links to the Royal Family.
An illustration of bright industrial shapes


A new exhibition opening on 27 October, celebrating the life and legacy of John Smeaton and civil engineering in its many forms.
A yorkshire flag (white rose on a blue background) flying in the wind with blue sky behind

Ridings of Yorkshire Society Conference

Hear historians of Yorkshire's past present their research, with a special panel on Overlooked histories to tie in with our exhibition.


Florence Nightingale workshop at Lotherton

Introducing Florence Nightingale and her friends

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Meet the young Florence Nightingale, cousin to the Gascoigne family of Lotherton.
A group of schoolchildren at Lotherton, one is wearing a gask mask as part of the workshop

WW2 Evacuation Role Play Day

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Immerse yourself in a significant point of British history and evacuate your pupils back in time to the Second World War.