June events at the West Yorkshire History Centre

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History Wardrobe presents Great War Fashion
Join author and costume historian Lucy Adlington for this inspiring insight into the lives and aspirations of women in the First World War, as revealed through their clothes.

Tuesday 13th June, 6.30pm-8pm
£12 per adult
Refreshments provided
Not suitable for under 12s

If walls could talk
A basic introduction into researching the history of your house. Suitable for absolute beginners, this course will guide you in finding more about the story of your home and the names of people who lived there.

Tuesday 20th June, 6.30 – 8.30pm
£12 per adult

Lunchtime Talk – Professor Christine Hallett
‘Nurses of Passchendaele: Caring for the Wounded of the Third Battle of Ypres’
Professor Christine Hallett from the University of Manchester will be speaking about her new book the ‘Nurses of Passchendaele: Caring for the Wounded of the Third Battle of Ypres’. This will include information on Nellie Spindler a Wakefield Nurse who was killed in action.

Friday 30th June, 12.30pm
Free entry, no booking required

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