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Wakefield Civic Society

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Guided Walks for Civic Day

Posted on 5 June 2018 11:12 PM by Kevin Trickett

On Saturday, 16th June, the Society will be offering two free guided walks.

In the morning, starting at 10.30 am, there will be a guided walk of Wood Street. Meet outside the Town Hall.

In the afternoon, there will be a guided walk of the St John's area. Meet by the bus stop outside St John's Church at 2 pm.

Each walk will last approximately 90 minutes.

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Wakefield Civic Society to unveil new plaque commemorating the city's connection with the Dunkirk evacuation of 1940

Posted on 30 May 2018 04:50 PM by Kevin Trickett

On Saturday morning, 9th June, the Society will unveil the latest of its commemorative plaques.

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Wakefield Walking Week - Guided walk of Wood Street.

Posted on 15 May 2018 06:32 PM by Kevin Trickett

On Wednesday, 23rd May, we shall be offering a free guided walk of the Wood Street area as part of Wakefield Walking Week. This is a free event.

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Special screening of new film about The Wakefield Shirt Company and Double Two shirts

Posted on 15 May 2018 06:07 PM by Kevin Trickett

On Sunday, 20th May, we will be showing our new film about the history of The Wakefield Shirt Company and Double Two shirts. This is a free event organised to coincide with the Banners Held High and Collective Spirit Festival.

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Wakefield Civic Society Restaurant of the Year 2017 announced

Posted on 21 April 2018 07:46 PM by Kevin Trickett

At the Society's Annual General Meeting and Events Evening held at Wakefield Town Hall on 19th April 2018, the Society announced not one but two Restaurants of the Year as voted for by members of its Dining Club.

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‘Why We Love Model Villages’ a presentation by Tim Dunn

Posted on 14 February 2018 04:20 PM by Kevin Trickett

Join us for what is sure to be a lively and entertaining talk by writer and broadcaster Tim Dunn about why we love model villages.

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