History is set to come alive twith the launch of Doncaster's third Heritage Festival., which has been organised by Doncaster Libraries, in partnership with Doncaster Museums, Doncaster Minster and the Tourist Information Centre.
Doncaster Local Studies Library, in collaboration with the borough's Archives Department, has organized a packed, heritage-themed programme of events to bring the town's past to life.
The festival will be launched on National Libraries Day, Saturday 9th Feb)with two events.
The tenth annual Doncaster Local History Fair will be held between 10am and 4pm on Saturday 9th February at Doncaster Museum, Chequer Road. Local and family history societies together with commercial groups will be on hand to offer advice and displays.
The Doncaster and District Family History Society will be launching a new genealogical service in conjunction with Doncaster Local Studies Library at the Central Library, Waterdale, on the same day, between 9.30am-5pm.
During a packed fortnight of events Doncaster Heritage Festival will include mainstream and nationally renowned speakers. including genealogist and TV presenter Dr Nick Barratt and Tv and radio contributor Julian Humphrys.