Wakefield Civic Society

an organisation dedicated to making Wakefield a better place in which to live, work or relax.

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Upcoming Events

Nov 08

The Angel of Passchendaele - new film screening

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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Nov 09

Wakefield Civic Society Autumn Dinner

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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Oct 22

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

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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Past Events

Oct 18

The Work of the Canal and River Trust

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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Sep 20

The Forgotten Women of Wakefield Project

You may have heard about the Forgotten Women of Wakefield Project as it has received a lot of press coverage in recent weeks. Come to our talk on 20th September at 7.30pm at Wakefield Town Hall to learn all about the background to the project as Sarah Leah Cobham, CEO of Dream Time Creative, explains what the project was set up to achieve and reveals some of the discoveries being made about the women who helped to fashion Wakefield's social and political life.

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Jul 03

The Angel of Passchendaele film premiere

Join us at Theatre Royal Wakefield on 3rd July 2018 for the special premiere screening of a new film by Just Druid about Nellie Spindler, 'The Angel of Passchendaele' as part of an evening remembering World War I and the Battle of Passchendaele.

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