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 Sociable History


A new club for over 55s

Meeting monthly at Leeds City Museum, the Sociable History club offers monthly talks and the chance to meet fellow history lovers.

We hold a diverse range of talks, from stories of celebrated Leeds residents to the fascinating histories of Leeds institutions.

Sociable History is the sister group to the 1152 Club at Kirkstall Abbey Museum.

For all history lovers who like a bit of socialising too!

Dates for your diaries

All Sociable History Club events are free and do not require advance booking.

Each session runs on a Friday, from 10.30am - 12pm, unless otherwise stated. You'll find more information about each talk on our What's On website.

Coming up

1 September - Before the Leeds Art Gallery: Temporary Exhibitions in Victorian Leeds, with Rebecca Wade

6 October - Our Buried Bones - Exploring the Skeletons exhibition, with Katherine Baxter

3 November - The Fascinating Politics of Leeds: the men and women who changed the city, with Michael Meadowcroft, Chair of Leeds Library

1 December - From Bri-Nylon to Balenciaga - M&S in the 50s and 60s. With Katie Cameron, M&S Archivist