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The Angel of Passchendaele - new film screening

Posted on 16 October 2018 08:53 PM by

Here's a second chance to see the new film by Just Druid on the Nellie Spindler story. Tickets are on sale now at just £5 each.

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Wakefield Civic Society Autumn Dinner

Posted on 16 October 2018 08:03 PM by

Join us for our Annual Dinner, which this year will be at Theatre Royal, Wakefield in the new Centre for Creativity.

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Visit to Leeds University Campus, Brotherton Library and University Art Gallery

Posted on 16 October 2018 07:53 PM by

Join us for this tour of Leeds University on Monday, 22nd October. Make your own way there and meet up at 10.30 am outside the Parkinson Building on Woodhouse Lane.

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The Work of the Canal and River Trust

Posted on 9 October 2018 12:42 PM by

Join us for a free talk about the work of the Canal and River Trust by Ruth Garratt, Heritage Adviser to the Trust.

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The Angel of Passchendaele film screening

Posted on 30 September 2018 05:48 PM by

Join us for another chance to see The Angel of Passchendaele - a film about Nellie Spindler, the nurse from Wakefield who was killed at the Battle of Passchendaele during World War I. Tickets cost just £5 per person.

Back in July, we screened two films at the Theatre Royal Wakefield: Futility and a new educational film, The Angel of Passchendaele, as part of a special premiere evening which also included a presentation and some spoken word performances by pupils from Wakefield Girls' High School.

Approximately 200 people attended but there was tough competition from a certain World Cup match playing the same evening. We have therefore arranged a repeat screening of the two films.

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Wakefield Civic Society to welcome civic societies from across the region.

Posted on 30 September 2018 04:52 PM by

On Saturday, 6th October, Wakefield Civic Society will welcome representatives from civic societies across the region when it hosts the autumn meeting of the Yorkshire and Humber Association of Civic Societies (YHACS). YHACS meetings are held quarterly in different towns and cities and provide a networking opportunity for members from nearly 40 societies in Yorkshire and Humber.

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