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      September 21, 2019

      Saturday  12:45 PM

      Gipton Approach
      Leeds, West Yorkshire

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      100 Years of Council Housing - John Boughton, for Heritage Open Days

      As we celebrate 100 years since the passing of the Housing Act, join celebrated author and social historian, John Boughton for a special talk about the Council houses which shaped so many of our lives.   John Boughton is a social historian whose blog Municipal Dreams is one of the most widely read and respected chronicles of council housing’s past and present. He talks on housing to a wide range of audiences and has supported a number of housing campaigns. He has previously published in the Historian and Labor History. He lives in London. He blogs at municipaldreams.wordpress.com. This talk is part of the national Heritage Open Days festival, running from September 13-22. Over 130 free walks, talks, tours, performances and activities wil be held throughout Leeds. See https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting to find what other exciting events are planned. 

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