Daily Archives: May 12, 2011

Yorkshire Dales – new poetry website – Alan Hartley

Alan Hartley has for many years written poetry about the Yorkshire Dales and has now launched his new website at http://www.dalespoetry.co.uk    Do have a look. Advertisements

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60th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain

The Festival of Britain opened on 3 May 1951, 60 years ago this month. The summer-long, nationwide festival was held to demonstrate the contribution made by the British to civilisation in the arts, science and industrial design. It aimed to … Continue reading

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The BBC Domesday project goes live

In 1986 the BBC launched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations. A million volunteers took part.  Now, 25 years later you can explore the archive online, see the pictures, update … Continue reading

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The Brotherton Library, York

Did you know that the Brotherton Library will be 75 years old this year? To mark such a wonderful anniversary, a series of events have been planned celebrating the past, present and future of the Library.  All the events are free … Continue reading

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