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GET YOUR ENTRY FORM AND ENTER YOUR SCARECROW Join our big scarecrow competition once again. Here is your opportunity to win a silver cup. We're looking forward to all the marvellous entries that people are preparing. Vote on our Facebook page and come to see who has won when announced at the Festival Service 11am on 13 October at St James' Church. We will also post the results on twitter, Facebook and in our blog on our website. We hope to see scarecrows - you choose the style - outside your shop, business, school or why not your home. You...Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Are political autobiographies not for you? Think again. Alan Johnson’s three volumes vividly document his path from childhood adversity to head of the communications union, then ministerial posts in the Blair and Brown governments. All three books have won major literary prizes.
Barnsley-born Milly Johnson is a Sunday Times Top 5 bestselling author of 16 novels, with millions of copies sold to date. Known as the ‘Queen of Feel-Good Fiction’, her novels feature friendship, family, love, betrayal, good food and that little bit of magic in life that sometimes visits the unsuspecting.
Friday 11 October 8pm Ballroom, The Town Hall, Market Place, Wetherby LS22 6NE Neil started playing the accordion at the age of 14 and formed his own band in 1982. Since then he has played all over the UK and in Germany, France, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Canada and the USA. He has played in many top Scottish Dance Bands performing in dance halls, theatre and on TV and Radio. His band still plays regularly on BBC Radio Scotland. Neil will be joined tonight by Betty Hagart to call the dances. No excuses. We expect the ballroom to be...Find out more »