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Getting started withGetting starte family history (online event)

Tue 10 May 2022

Getting started withGetting starte family history (online event)

Have you always wanted to try researching your family tree but didn’t know how to begin? Join us at this session where we will introduce you to the basic sources and give you helpful tips for successful research. Led by.....Read more

CRIME.PHOTO.NOVEL: The Power of the Book

Tue 26 Apr 2022

CRIME.PHOTO.NOVEL: The Power of the Book

Murder mysteries have always been considered to have a wide appeal, but where did it all start? The exhibition at Heritage Quay, Huddersfield University displays seminal books which help us to understand how crime novels.....Read more

Online Creative Wellbeing Workshop

Wed 13 Apr 2022

Online Creative Wellbeing Workshop

Our monthly workshops are funded by grants and free to access to anyone in Kirklees interested in exploring how to use creative activities to enhance their wellbeing. In April's workshop we are exploring the connectio.....Read more

Getting started at HALS April 2022 (online event)

Tue 12 Apr 2022

Getting started at HALS April 2022 (online event)

A free guide to researching our archive and local studies resources As this talk will be hosted using MS Teams, participants will need access to a computer, tablet or phone with audio. Instructions for joining the tal.....Read more

Living Amongst Strangers (online event)

Tue 05 Apr 2022

Living Amongst Strangers (online event)

Emigration and immigration records for family historians. In this session, we will be looking at records that tell the story of your family making the momentous decision to emigrate, travel or become a citizen of anot.....Read more

Toni Tone – I Wish I Knew This Earlier

Sat 02 Apr 2022

Toni Tone – I Wish I Knew This Earlier

The award-winning speaker, writer, social content creator and ambassador for the charity Young Women’s Trust talks about the inspirational life lessons in her instant Sunday Times bestseller: I Wish I Knew This Earlier (.....Read more

Art Appreciation:  Art & Industry In Yorkshire

Wed 02 Mar to Wed 06 Apr 2022 (1 month)

Art Appreciation: Art & Industry In Yorkshire

Yorkshire has a strong association with the industrial revolution and several artists have responded to this theme in their works over a range of periods and practices. This online, welcoming and discursive course will e.....Read more

An Evening with Adrian Lukis

Fri 01 Apr 2022

An Evening with Adrian Lukis

An entertaining and intimate In Conversation with celebrated character actor Adrian Lukis, known for playing the rakish Mr Wickham in the 1995 BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, alongside Colin Firth. Adrian will .....Read more

This is the Canon

Thu 31 Mar 2022

This is the Canon

Joan Anim-Addo, Deirdre Osborne & Kadija Sesay discuss their timely and important book, tapping into the ongoing discussions around race and identity. This event is for anyone who wants to redress the imbalance of the.....Read more

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Plan Your Novel

Thu 31 Mar 2022

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Plan Your Novel

If you long to write a novel but are struggling to get ideas on the page this workshop is for you. Join Writing Coach Cat Lumb, The Write Catalyst, for an online workshop, in which she will introduce you to her five-s.....Read more

Writing Real Lives in Historical Fiction

Wed 30 Mar 2022

Writing Real Lives in Historical Fiction

Stephen May, author of Sell Us the Rope featuring a young Joseph Stalin, discusses the pleasures and challenges of writing historical fiction about real people with Devika Ponnambalam, author of I Am Not Your Eve, which .....Read more

ONLINE: Positively Disney Cookbook – The stories behind the star

Wed 30 Mar 2022

ONLINE: Positively Disney Cookbook – The stories behind the star

Bestselling author, podcaster and speaker Kimberley Bouchard reveals the funny, entertaining and moving stories behind the celebrity recipes that feature in her new Positively Disney Cookbook. Created to tie in with W.....Read more

Erin Kelly – Watch Her Fall

Tue 29 Mar 2022

Erin Kelly – Watch Her Fall

The Sunday Times million-bestselling author talks about her latest dark and captivating thriller Watch Her Fall, set during a production of Swan Lake and described as Black Swan meets Killing Eve. Ava Kirilova has rea.....Read more

Community Interpreting Basics

Mon 14 to Mon 28 Mar 2022 (2 weeks)

Community Interpreting Basics

Do you already work in the community, or are thinking about it? Or maybe you would like to explore interpreting as a career choice. Our Community Interpreting Basics course is designed to help you learn the skills t.....Read more

Libby Clegg – My Life with Hatti

Sat 26 Mar 2022

Libby Clegg – My Life with Hatti

Paralympic athlete and Dancing on Ice finalist Libby Clegg talks about her career as a gold-medal-winning sprinter and her devoted relationship with her guide dog Hatti. Lying at the very heart of Libby Clegg’s life a.....Read more

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