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Arts and culture

Gruel Grime and Guardians Lunchtime Talk

Leodisimage showing Rothwell workhouse

6 September 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Leeds Central Library

 

Come along to central library for our Local and Family History lunchtime talk.

This FREE talk by Ameena Mughal from West Yorkshire Archive Service is called 'Gruel, Grime and Guardians - Poor law and the workhouse'.

No booking required but seating is limited to 50. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Price:   FREE

Contact details:  

Additional information:  

 

Central library 

Calverley Street
Leeds
LS1 3AB

t.   0113 247 6016

Details  

Local library. See the libraries pages for more information.

Facilities  

Internet access
Meeting rooms
Photocopier - black and white

Access  

There is on street parking only, and access is dependent on where the vehicle is parked.  The surface is mainly concrete and paving slabs with curbs in various conditions.  There is the possibility of crossing busy roads via pelican crossings.  There are several access points: 1) Victoria Gardens basement level access via either eight steps or ramp.  There is also level access via the Galley Shop/Brew Bar. Lift access to all floors. 2) Access via Art Gallery up a number of stairs or ramp through automatic doors.  These are heavy glass doors but Art Gallery staff are in the area to assist if required.  Access to the library is through the Tiled Hall Café.  Access to other areas via lift.  3) Calverley street entrance up a number of stairs and through a heavy double door. Access to other floors via lift.  Accessible toilets are located in the basement area or in the Art Gallery and there is a Changing Places facility in the Gallery Shop.  The building has four floors, ground level to third.  All public library areas have low level counters and portable Induction loop is available if required.  Large keyboards, mouse, trackball, screen magnifier, Global Writer and Boardmaker are also available.

Public transport  

The library is on the local bus routes. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676

Parking  

NCP Parking nearby

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