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October 2018

Literary Lunch with Peter Moore & Ed Kluz

12th October 2018 @ 12:00 - 15:00
The Bridge Hotel and Spa Walshford,LS22 5HSUnited Kingdom + Google Map
$28

This year we welcome two brilliant authors who have published two very different books.

Peter Moore’s Endeavour is probably the most topical book of the month, if not the year - marine  archaeologists think they have just discovered the remains of Captain James Cook's ship off Newport USA, 250 years after it set sail from Whitby.  Captained by James Cook, its discoveries of Pacific Islands, New Zealand and Australia changed the shape of European geographers' thinking about the world.

Contemporary artist Ed Kluz has produced a sumptuously illustrated & authoritative book on forgotten British architectural masterpieces, The Lost House Revisited.

Each will reveal the inspiration behind their book and sign copies after the Lunch.

Three course meal and coffee.  See full menu when you 'Find out More' below

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October 2019

Linton Antique Society – Historic Sites in China

10th October 2019 @ 19:30 - 22:00
Linton Village Hall, Linton Lane
Linton, Wetherby,LS22 4HLUnited Kingdom
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FRINGE EVENT Historic Sites in China in the age of mass tourism with geographer Sarah Maude   For information about the Society click here.   Tickets £7 on the door. Society members FREE

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A Brief History of Leeds Antiquarians

11th October 2019 @ 10:30 - 11:30
Wetherby Library, 17 Westgate
Wetherby,LS22 6LLUnited 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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Rhian Isaac – Special Collections Talk

16th October 2019 @ 14:00 - 15:00
Wetherby Library, 17 Westgate
Wetherby,LS22 6LLUnited 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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Historic Wetherby – Guided Walk

20th October 2019 @ 13:45 - 15:30
Wetherby Bandstand, Wilderness Carpark, Bridgefoot
Wetherby,LS22 6ANUnited Kingdom
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Sunday 20 October 13.45pm The Bandstand in the Wilderness Car Park   A 90 minute guided tour of the town centre exploring the history and social development of the town. Meet at the Bandstand at 1.45pm. Free Event Family event suitable for all ages.

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