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The Year of the Celt - Talk

Posted on 13 November 2014 02:41 PM by

The next talk in our autumn programme will be given by Leeds-based author Rob Godfrey who will talk about his book, Imbolc, part one of Year of the Celt, a saga set in the Wharfedale valley in and around Otley 2,500 years ago.

This is a free event open to Society members and their guests and members of the public. The Orangery Café will be open at 7.00 pm. Teas and coffees will be available at the end of the talk.

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Wakefield Civic Society 2015 50th Anniversary Calendar now available

Posted on 7 November 2014 02:10 PM by

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Society has published a special commemorative calendar.

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Wakefield Artwalk - September 2014

Posted on 24 September 2014 12:16 AM by

For the September Artwalk, we'll be showing a selection of photos showing Wakefield as it used to be.

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Special Screening of This Sporting Life - do you remember the making of this classic 1960s film? Were you involved?

Posted on 8 September 2014 06:09 PM by

As part of the Society's 50th anniversary programme, we have arranged a special screening of the classic 1960s film, This Sporting Life. The film will be shown at the Theatre Royal Wakefield on Monday evening, 22nd September, at 7.30. Tickets are available from the Theatre box office or from the Society.

Were you involved in the making of this film? Do you have any memories of the film being made? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Use the contact form below to tell us about your memories.

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Wakefield Artwalk - July 2014

Posted on 24 July 2014 11:43 AM by

For the July 2014 Wakefield Artwalk, we'll be showing work by local artist AJ Slack and also looking at the Westgate Conservation Area.

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Special Event to Mark Society's 50th Anniversary

Posted on 7 July 2014 06:13 PM by

Wakefield Civic Society will be returning to its roots on Saturday, 19th July between 2 and 4 pm as part of its 50th anniversary programme of events.

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