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
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
The Creating Kirklees: 150 years of local democracy project currently underway at our Kirklees office aims to catalogue and celebrate the archives of the 11 local authorities that merged to form the Borough of Kirklees in 1974. You can find out more about the project in an earlier blog post here. Since September 2021 a small … Continue reading Creating Kirklees volunteer blog – exploring the records of Huddersfield’s Borough Engineer