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Bulletin:-06/04/08

-We will be making a third year appearance at Cannon Hall Local Heritage day on Sunday May 18th 2008. This is a free event, so come along and support us!


Bulletin:-05/04/08

-Join the Launds Inn Museum at the Pudsey Family History Fair ! This is our second visit to Pudsey. This year it is on Saturday 5th April at the Civic Centre, Pudsey.


Bulletin:-28/09/06

-Join the Launds Inn Museum at the seaside! For a second year we will be at the Scarborough Family History Fair on Saturday 11th November.


Bulletin:-29/07/06

-Robert is doing his final public talk for this summer on Tuesday 1st August 2006 to a group of ladies at the WI - should be interesting!!!


Bulletin:-29/07/06

-The Launds Inn Museum will have a stand at the Cannon Hall Country Fair on Sunday 6th August 2006. We missed this one last year, so not sure what to expect although it sounds a big outside event. Hope the weather is good!


Bulletin:-21/05/06

-Once again The Launds Inn Museum will have a stand at York Racecourse on Saturday 24th June 2006 for the Yorkshire Family History Fair.


Bulletin:-1/05/06

-On Thursday the 18th of May 2006 Robert Broadbent will be giving a talk at Saddleworth. Please email for further details.


Bulletin:-05/02/06

-Future dates for your diary! On the 11th of February 2006 the Broadbent family have a stand at the BBC's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' family history weekend at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford. Doors open to the public at 10AM and admission is free!!! Saturday 11th March 2006 - Robert has a stall at the Northern Family History Fair,Pudsey Civic Hall, Leeds. Opening times will be 10AM to 4:30PM - admission is a bargain at £1.50! Hope to see you there! Sunday 14th May 2006 - The Broadbent's are once again taking part in the Local Heritage Fair at Cannon Hall Museum - The fair is open 12PM to 4PM with free admission - a great day was had last year!


Bulletin:-1/12/05

-On the 6th of December 2005 Robert Broadbent will be giving a talk to the Halifax Antiquarian Society at Halifax central Library - come along and see what he has to say!


Bulletin:-12/11/05

-On the 12th of November 2005 the Broadbent family had a stall at the East Coast Family History Fair in Scarborough!!! A great day was had by all!


Bulletin:-19/6/05

-On the 25th of June 2005 the Broadbent family have a stall at the biggest family history fair in Yorkshire!!! Come and see the Launds Stand at the YORK RACE COURSE and see what is going on with the building project, future plans and see the man himself!!! Regards..


Bulletin:-24/04/05

-WELL AT LAST THE TRUE WORK STARTS!!! IT IS TIME TO START THE ENGINE OF THAT OLD RUSTY BRODBENT SPADE AND DIG A FEW HOLES!!! The initial digging out work commences late April to mid May.. Futtings, concrete base layed and then the ould Brodbent Yeoman house starts to re-appear.. I will be trying to run a PAGE called - BUILDING PROJECT- This will cover the building work and picture to go along with it... Any comments or questions please feel free to email me.. That's it for now---PLEASE READ THE BULLETIN BELOW AS WELL.. Regards.... Mr Curator Bredband.


Bulletin:-25/04/05

-THE BRODBENT FAMILY APPEAR AT CANNON HALL HERITAGE DAY... SATURDAY MAY 14TH... To get the ball rolling i have arranged a tour around West Yorkshire.. The idea is to try and build the pubilc awareness of THE LAUNDS INN MUSEUM PROJECT. The tour consists of TALKS AND LECTURES on BREWING, COINING, LUDDITES AND INN KEEPING. The following events are booked in:-

• CANNON HALL - BARNSLEY- SATURDAY MAY 14TH 10am to 4pm

DETAILS:- Heritage day.. To include Launds Museum project and other local history groups.

• HEPTONSTALL MUSEUM, DATE TBC

• HALIFAX ANTI-AQUARIAN SOCIETY, DATE TBC

• SADDLEWORTH MUSEUM, DATE TBC

• HUDDERSFIELD TOWN HALL, DATE TBC


Bulletin:-30/01/05

-A NEW YEAR IS DAWNING AND IT IS GOING TO BE AN ALMIGHTY ONE OVER SUNNY POLE MOOR and WORTS hill!!! This year is going to be the TITANIC beginning of the come back tour. It will see the main part of the Launds project starting.... ie the building of the museum and b&b. This section of Launds is the oldest part, dateing back to the 14th century.. I will be running a seperate page, covering the progress of the building work.. with photos etc... Any comments welcome... To start things moving big style with the project... recently YORKSHIRE LIFE MAGAZINE interviewed a certain young curator... a Mr ROBERT BRODBENT ESQ.. The interview lasted 1 hour and 45 mins.... most of it recorded.... Mr Curator nearly talked the interviewer until she was nearly blue in the face!!! Many tales were told .... some funny and some even more funny... So the end of FEB GO OUT AND BUY A COPY OR 10 AND READ ABOUT THE BROADBENT'S and the project of the century in the Colne valley...!! Regards.... Mr Curator Brodbelt.


Bulletin:-14/11/04

-EXCELLENT NEWS....FAMILY HISTORY COURSE FOR BEGINNERS... Interested in researching your family tree, but don’t know where to start? Why not book yourself a place on the Launds Inn Museum Family History Course for beginners. The course, which will run for 3 hours each Saturday for 5 weeks starting in January 2005, will give you an excellent introductory start in tracing back your ancestors. Set high on the Yorkshire Pennines, the Launds itself offers you a peaceful and spectacular setting in which to explore your own family history. Our 5-week course costs just £49 per person or £10 per session and will include:

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• Choice of two sessions:- Saturdays 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm

•5 weekly 3-hour ‘workshop’ sessions with plenty of help, tips and guidance on how and where to begin your research.

• An individual PC, maximum of 4 terminals to work on, and unlimited internet access that will enable you to gather essential information.

• Expert help and problem solving from Mr Robert Broadbent, course tutor.

• The use of various books / hand-outs / CD-Roms / pamphlets for help and reference.

• Tea / coffee and entry to the Launds Inn Museum itself, which displays local history information and the Broadbent’s own family history.

OTHER SERVICES:-

• Scanning and printing facilities available for photos / documents at a small charge.

• Family Trees professionally drawn and framed at extra cost.

Places on the course are limited,
so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Bulletin:-14/11/04

-MORE EXCELLENT NEWS....Mr Robert Broadbent is a SUPER STAR.... This young man is the first Broadbent in 60 years to complete any theory publican exams. Robert went to Dean Clough mills in Halifax to do a publican course and sit a NVQ level 2 exam. The clever chap completed the exam and got 99 percent!! yes 99 percent!!! Nar put that in tha pipe... WELL DONE ROBERT..... It's drinks on Robert in the future!!!.....Let's hope Robert carries on with his project and goes all the way with it!!!


Bulletin:-18/10/04

-EXCELLENT NEWS... THE BROADBENT FAMILY ARE HTTING THE BIG CITY LIGHTS!!! NOT THE WEST END THEATRE'S BUT THE LARGEST OF ALL THE FAMILY TREE MAGAZINES ... -YOUR FAMILY TREE-... DUE OUT ON THE 28TH OF OCTOBER... AT ALL LOCAL AGENTS.... THAT IS W.H.SMITHS.. SO SPEND YOUR MONEY AND BUY ALL THE COPIES ON THE SHELVES....... I'M VERY EXCITED AND CAN'T WAIT..... I WON'T TELL YOU ABOUT THE ARTICLE.... YOU'LL HAVE TO BUY A COPY OR THREE


Bulletin:-13/9/04

-THE LATEST NEWS IS THAT THE WEB SITE IS NOW LIVE AND KICKING….. I FEEL A SENSE OF ACHIEVEMENT ALREADY AND NOTHING WILL STOP THIS YOUNG BRODBENT….!!! ANY FEEDBACK PLEASE SEND YOU COMPLAINTS OR COMMENTS TO MYSELF.,… ON THE MESSAGE BOARD LINK!!!

REGARDS Mr Brodbent Curator…..

 
 

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