Leeds at war

by James Hagerty

Publisher: EP Publishing in Wakefield

Written in English
Published: Pages: 100 Downloads: 746
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Subjects:

  • Leeds (West Yorkshire) -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

StatementJames M. Hagerty.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA690.L4
The Physical Object
Paginationlv,100p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17101180M
ISBN 100715807676
OCLC/WorldCa8425162

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Leeds at war,Description: pages: chiefly illustrations ; 18 x 24 cm. You’ll have opportunities to use internationally-renowned collections in your studies, including the Liddle Collection of artefacts and private papers from the First World War in our Brotherton Library, the holdings of the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, and material from the Imperial War museum North at Salford.

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On 28 March we held a celebratory event at the Tetley sharing the findings of the different groups. Some groups wrote leaflets and websites, others produced performances or films. You’ll find links to these below. Orchestra of Opera North St Peter’s Singers.

David Angus conductor Michael Morpurgo narrator Juliet Stevenson narrator Ben Murray vocal soloist. In the centenary year marking the end of the First World War, the Orchestra of Opera North performs War Horse: The Story in guest narrator Michael Morpurgo himself, we tell the emotionally charged story of Joey, the young farm.

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