West Yorkshire Archive Service are delighted to introduce a series of YouTube videos as part of the John Goodchild Project. We wanted to give everyone the opportunity to take a peep into the world of the John Goodchild Collection. Our ‘What’s in the box?’ series gives a snapshot of items contained in various boxes of … Continue reading Window on the West Riding: What’s in the box?
We are delighted that our events programme for the Window on the West Riding project has begun and invite you to the John Goodchild Collection Pop-Up Shop and Open Day! Photograph from the John Goodchild Collection of the Alverthorpe Gala. Pop-Up Shop West Yorkshire Archive Service are holding a pop-up shop event in the Ridings … Continue reading Window on the West Riding Events
Here at our Kirklees office we’ve been busy installing our new exhibition, Your Home’s History. As the name implies, it’s intended to be a guide to using our unique archival records to research the history of your house. Whether you want to uncover the original architectural drawings for your home, unearth the stories of former … Continue reading New Exhibition at Kirklees: Your Home’s History
What is West Yorkshire Queer Stories? Here at West Yorkshire Archive Service Leeds, we are the custodians of the West Yorkshire Queer Stories archive and website, which contains an incredible collection of LGBTQ+ stories from across the region throughout the decades. How did the Queer Stories project begin? Queer Stories grew out of an arts … Continue reading West Yorkshire Queer Stories