Join us to Celebrate the 1st Birthday of the City and Local History Library

The City Library and the Local History Library in Bradford will be celebrating their first birthday on Tuesday 9 December. We would like to invite classes to join us in the Local History Library for our WW1 events.

As part of the celebrations we have a schools' event with local historian Kathryn Hughes who will be giving the children a "lesson" in life and school for children during WW1. In addition to this the children will have a chance to have a go at our WW1 Commemoration Reading Rug, which to date 500 children have contributed towards making. For the event we have places for 30 children - 10 children from 3 different schools. It is suitable for Year 3 and above.
The full details are as follows:-
Date:           Tuesday 9 December 2014
Time:           10am - 11.45am
Where:         Local History Library, Old Central Library Building (side
                           entrance), Princes' Way, Bradford BD1 1NN
Cost:            Free
10am - 10.45am       Kathryn Hughes Children during WW1
10.45am                  Refreshments
10.45am - 11.45am  Children in small groups to have a go at making the WW1
                              Reading Rug
Children waiting to have their turn will have WW1 worksheets to do and a chance to look at some of the WW1 displays and artefacts in the local history library.
Places can be booked via email and it will be first come first served. If you have secured a place you will be sent a letter of confirmation via email.  Applications by Monday 1 December 2014.


Published: 26/11/2014
Audience: Primary Teachers and Head Teachers
Contact: Christinea Donnelly

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