May 2018

2018 Programme of Talks & Meetings

AIREBOROUGH CIVIC SOCIETY We meet on the last Thursday of each month –  7:30 pm, Rawdon Community Library – next to Rawdon Crossroads       Telephone: 0113 3910440 PROGRAMME 2018 – continued May 31st    Notorious Prisoners Veronica Bird OBE, former Governor of Armley Prison, recounts her experiences when dealing with notorious inmates in various prison establishments across […]

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Thomas Chippendale: A Celebration Of His Life & Wonderful Craftsmanship – Tuesday 1st May 2018 7:30 pm at Rawdon Community Library

Thomas Chippendale: A Celebration Of His Life & Wonderful Craftsmanship on the 300th Anniversary of his birth in Otley:   with Ruth Martin Ruth’s illustrated talk explains why Chippendale was so important in the history of design. We will also hear about his life and how his business suffered from the aristocracy’s reluctance to pay their […]

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2018 Guided Walks Program Updated

We’ve updated our guided walks for 2018. Click here for full details of how to join in.

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Aireborough Civic Society Celebrates 50 years of Conservation Areas with:

A Guided Walk Around the Nether Yeadon & Little London (Rawdon) Conservation Areas led by Andy Graham, Urban Designer and former Conservation Officer for Leeds City Council Aireborough has eight Conservation Areas.   Find out what makes 2 of them special and how our heritage is protected from unsuitable change. We are fortunate in having a […]

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FREE Family History 6 session Course at Rawdon Library Starting 4th May 2017

Family History – Essential Steps: FREE 6 session Course at Rawdon Library from 4th May Dates:  Thurs afternoons 1.30 – 3.30pm:  May 4th, May 18th, June 1st, June 15th, June 29th,  and  July 6th Some of you may have attended the Family History &  Newspaper Archive Talk before Christmas at Rawdon Community Library and thought about starting […]

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