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Guided Walks for Civic Day

Posted on 5 June 2018 11:12 PM by

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 Walking Week - Guided walk of Wood Street.

Posted on 15 May 2018 06:32 PM by

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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Guided Walk of Wood Street and Tour of Wakefield's Town and County Halls

Posted on 14 February 2018 04:14 PM by

Join Wakefield Civic Society for a guided walk around Wood Street and/or a tour of the city's Town and County Halls.

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Guided walk of Wood Street.

Posted on 31 July 2017 10:39 AM by

Join us once again for a guided walk to discover the history and architecture of one of Wakefield's most important streets. The walk will leave from outside Wakefield Town Hall in Wood Street at 2 pm and will last around one and a half to two hours.

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Walking Tour of Wakefield

Posted on 12 January 2016 06:24 PM by

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.

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Heritage Open Days

Posted on 23 August 2015 12:00 AM by

As part of its contribution to the National Heritage Open Days event from 10th 13th September this year, the Society has arranged two guided walks - one at Thornes Park and one around the city centre. 

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