What the heck are archives?

Kirklees Recovery College, Kirklees Recovery & Wellbeing College, Pathways, Nettleton Rd, Mirfield, WF14 9AQ

Life skills and interests

Join us for this brand new introductory workshop delivered in partnership with West Yorkshire Archive Service.  You will discover exactly what archives are and how you can use them to unlock the doors of your own family history.  Perhaps you were descended from a knight? Or maybe your family name bears a coat of arms? Archive research can help you find out more about your heritage as well as learning about local history.  Interested?  Then book on now!

Please note, you will also have the opportunity to book on different workshops at the History Centre in Wakefield later in the year, such as: How to search your house history, Recipes across the years and the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum

Want to know more?  Spotlight On: West Yorkshire Archive Service – Calderdale and Kirklees Recovery College (calderdalekirkleesrc.nhs.uk)

If you are already enrolled with the College please express your interest in this course by emailing us at:ckrecovery.wellbeing@swyt.nhs.uk)

If you are new to the College you will need to complete our enrolment form by clicking here



At Kirklees Recovery College

Start dates and time

Term Wednesday18 January 202310.30am – 12pm1 weeks


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You are not referred to the Recovery College, you can simply enrol yourself, or on behalf of someone for any of our courses that may be of interest to you. Our courses are open to all adults and we welcome carers, supporters and professionals too.

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