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Yorkshire Dialect Society Events

Please note that an entrance fee of £3 per person will be charged at all meetings. Newcomers always welcome. All meetings to start at 2 p.m unless otherwise stated.


14th October at 1400, at the Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, in Central Leeds
‘Tykes and Vikings: Looking for the Old Norse Influence on Northern English Vocabulary’
A talk by Dr Richard Dance of the University of Cambridge Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic.
All very welcome. Free admission.

For more information contact Clive Upton, email clive.upton@gmail.com
or telephone 01943 604052

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Oct28YDS Annual General Meeting Saturday, 28th October at 1400

This year the AGM will be more of a social affair. It will be held at:
The Beechwood Close Hotel, 19 Shipton Rd, York, YO30 5RE
The meeting will be followed by a buffet lunch at approximately 3.00pm (£9.50 per head).
All members, together with members of the East Yorkshire Dialect Society and spouses/partners are welcome to attend the meeting and/or to join us for the buffet afterwards.
If possible, please let me know by 14th October if you intend to come to the buffet.
(rod.dimbleby@gmail.com or 01484 717593)

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Dec16Christmas Crack

Guest performer: Chrtistine Thistlethwaite
Saturday 16th December at 1400 in Dewsbury Library
All on one level
Free bus service from Dewsbury Railway Station
Admission £3 including refreshments

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