16 May. 10.30am to 12 noon. Leeds City museum. An illustrated history of the villages of Seacroft and Halton. Free talk by Jacki and Bob Lawrence, of East Leeds Historical and Archaeological Society. Drop in. Free refreshments.
Doncaster 2018 Heritage Festival.
28 April to 30 May. Many different talks at various locations.
Birth & Death Certificates
Birth & Death Bargains Continue certificates During the past few months, almost 80,000 orders have been placed for cut-price birth and death records for England & Wales. Instead of paying £9.25 for a certificate, the same information is available as a PDF for only £6.00. This pilot service has been extended, so it is not too late to place your order. You can find further details, including the periods covered, at the General Register Office site. A longer report appears in WDYTYA magazine
Keep the home fires burning - Doncaster's Home Front
From April Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery. An interactive exhibition offering insight into home life in Doncaster during the war.
Queens of industry
Until Sept. 2019. Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley Mills. Exhibition revealing untold stories of working class women elected to represent some of Britain's greatest industries from coal to cotton. Queens of Industry were a 20th century phenomenon; the first Railway Queens elected in the 1920s and the last Coal Queen crowned in the 1980s. Free with museum admission.