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Historical Event, Thu 21 Jun 2018

Talking Histories: The Women of Leeds in World War

Talking Histories: The Women of Leeds in World War


Learn more about the women who kept our city running during World War One. From munitionettes to matrons, from life-saving to allotment-holding, this talk delves into their achievements, disappointments and the incredible impact their efforts had on the city.

It’s an informal evening with the opportunity to ask questions. The bar will be open for drinks and bar snacks.

Doors open at 7:30pm and the talk starts at 8pm.

_Left Bank Leeds is a charity. All money raised through this event will support Left Bank Leeds Charitable Trust, charity no. 1146734._

Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshments

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 21 Jun 2018 19:30 to 21:30


Cardigan Road,



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Map reference: SE 281348  Lat: 53.80962 Long: -1.57444

By Car:

Take the A65 out of Leeds for one mile. At the junction with a viaduct above, turn right on to Caridgane Road. At the next set of lights carry straight on. The venue is found on the right hand side after the entrance to Harold Grove.

Public Transport

Travel by Bus

Local bus number 19 from Leeds city centre stops within a minute’s walk from the venue in either direction.

Buses 49, 50/50A and 56 stop within 10 minutes’ walk of the venue.

Travel by Train

Leeds Train Station is a 10 minute taxi ride away (20 minutes at peak times). The Harrogate line train between Leeds and Knaresborough stops at Burley Park station, which is a 5 minute walk away.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Burley Park station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments