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Legacies of War at the University of Leeds is a First World War Centenary project for 2014-2018. The project will work with people and organisations in Leeds, the UK and internationally to explore the legacy of the First World War. For more information, see the About Us page, or email Kate Vigurs, the Legacies of War project officer on E.K.Vigurs@leeds.ac.uk
- Staff and students from The Skipton Academy (formerly Aireville School) will be marking the 100th anniversary since the end of Craven’s First World War recruitment campaign with two special performances of their acclaimed production of Tunstill’s Men in the grounds of Skipton Castle this Friday (19 Sept) and Saturday (20 Sept).
- In 1914 the young men and women of Huddersfield Socialist Sunday School believe passionately in a better world. Inspired by the revolutionary art, music and literature of the times, Arthur Gardiner and Percy Ellis refuse to take arms against their fellow workers and fight in the First World War.
27th September, 10.00am — 5.00pm: Caring for your historic building – an event for owners and occupiers of historic buildingsAn event for owners and occupiers of historic buildings, held by Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority in collaboration with Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
- Members of the public can get involved in a major free event examining the role of Leeds and the wider region in the First World War. Exploring Leeds and Yorkshire in the Great War takes place at Leeds City Museum from 11am-4pm on Saturday 27 September.