Tag: local history

Heritage Open Days shed light on local history

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture. Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are free to explore. We’ve picked out

Leeds Libraries needs your help to capture names for city’s family album

The Leeds Libraries service is encouraging residents to become heritage detectives and help solve picture puzzles from the past. The Local History team is appealing for public help to identify thousands of unknown faces and locations in the city’s online photographic archive. Heritage images include the 1959 Burley Road Primary