The Society is again seeking nominations for its annual Design Awards. Nominations can be for building and environmental projects that were completed in 2015.Read More
As part of our contribution to the annual Festival of Food Drink and Rhubarb in February, the Society is offering the opportunity to learn something of Wakefield's history and architecture through a talk and guided walk on Friday afternoon, 19th February, starting at 1.00 pm.Read More
Wakefield will be hosting the annual Food Drink and Rhubarb Festival over three days from 19th to 21st February and the Society will be making its own contribution to the programme. Join us for this special guided tour of two of Wakefield's key civic buildings on Friday morning, from 10.30 until 12 noon.Read More
For our February talk, we are delighted to welcome back Chris Hill. Chris will be familiar to many of you for his work in bringing Unity Hall back into use.
For this talk, Chris will tell us something about the other refurbishment projects he has helped to mastermind in Leeds and Sheffield, explaining something about the process – and the problems encountered along the way. The talk will start at 7.30 pm.
The Gissing Trust, set up to preserve the boyhood home of Wakefield-born Victorian novelist George Gissingm is looking for new volunteers. Can you help to run the Gissing Centre, one of the country's smallest museums by becoming a trustee or volunteering as a steward?Read More
Join us on Wednesday, 13th January, at Unity Works for our annual joint meeting with Wakefield Historical Society when the topic will be the work that has been undertaken not only to refurbish Kirkgate Station but also to research the history of the station and the surrounding area.Read More