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17 Westgate
Wetherby, LS22 6LL United Kingdom

October 2019

A Brief History of Leeds Antiquarians

Fri 11 October @ 10:30 - 11:30
Wetherby Library, 17 Westgate
Wetherby, LS22 6LL United Kingdom
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FRINGE EVENT Join Librarian Antony Ramm for an illustrated talk exploring the lives and works of Antiquarians and local historians in Leeds during the 17th, 18th and 19th-centuries. The talk is based entirely on books and manuscripts held in the collections at Leeds Central Library. Booking required: 01937 583144 or visit Wetherby Library Tickets: Free Limited places available Antony Ramm is Librarian-Manager for Local & Family History department at Leeds Central (Public) Library.. He has held this position for over 10 years.

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Hilary Robinson – Childrens Author

Sat 12 October @ 10:30 - 11:30
Wetherby Library, 17 Westgate
Wetherby, LS22 6LL United Kingdom
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photo c/o Yorkshire Post  FRINGE EVENT   Hilary Robinson is the author of over 60 books for children including Mixed Up Fairy Tales and Where The Poppies Now Grow.  She won the Historical Association’s Young Quills Award 2016 for Flo of the Somme - a book about the role of mercy dogs during World War 1. Jasper Space Dog combines facts with fun fiction.  It has been written to encouraged a new audience to engage with  the 50 year anniversary of the historic moon landing, for schools and their space topics and for readers who are interested in life beyond earth!…

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Clifford Drama Group at the Wetherby Festival

Tue 15 October @ 19:30 - 20:30
Wetherby Library, 17 Westgate
Wetherby, LS22 6LL United Kingdom
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FRINGE EVENT   Clifford Drama Group will be performing a variety of short sketches and plays as part of the Wetherby Festival. You will need to obtain a ticket for this event from Wetherby Library! Limited places. Tickets: Free. Limited Places   Find us at CliffordDrama About Clifford Drama Group was started in 1967 by a group of people who enjoyed acting, set building, rehearsing and socialising and is still going strong!

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Rhian Isaac – Special Collections Talk

Wed 16 October @ 14:00 - 15:00
Wetherby Library, 17 Westgate
Wetherby, LS22 6LL United Kingdom
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 FRINGE EVENT   A History of the Theatres in Leeds Find out more about some of the stars of the Leeds stage and how theatres in the city have changed over time. Using playbills, programmes and photographs from Leeds Central Library’s collections we will explore the rich and vibrant history of Leeds theatres from the opening of Tate Wilkinson’s Theatre in 1771 to the BBC’s ‘The Good Old Days’ at the City Varieties. Booking required: 01937 583144 or visit Wetherby Library Tickets: Free,  Limited places  

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