Tag: Talk


black and white mugshot of a 1920s woman

Sociable History Club – Louie Calvert – Mother, Wife, Fantasist, Thief… Murderer?

A known petty thief, with a number of alias identities and then found guilty of murder, discover the dark history of this local Leeds woman.
A Cluedo board game entitled 'The Great Detective Game' on display in a museum

Sociable History Club – Waddington’s Games of Leeds

Discover the history of the famous board game makers, from printing theatre posters to working with Winston Churchill himself.
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.
On the right a black and white photograph of gloria hanley as a young woman, and on the left a colour photograph of her with her display in the migration exhibition at leeds city museum in 2019

Sociable History Club – Gloria Hanley: Everybody’s Midwife

Gloria Hanley talks about her journey from a St Kitts Islander to a Leeds Community Midwife and the challenges she faced as a black nurse.
Angela Morley, Ellen Craft, and David Oluwale

Sociable History Club – Overlooked Stories of Leeds

Join Jordan and the Preservative Party for a talk about people from Leeds whose stories have been overlooked.
Artist looking at a yellow dragon model crafted from recycled plastic materials

Summer School Holidays – Meet the Artist: Kevin Blenkinsop

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Local artist Kevin Blenkinsop will be showing off his beastly creations crafted from recycled household materials.