PLACES are still available on local and family history courses for adults.
They are being run over spring and summer by Kirklees Council's community history service and the Workers' Educational Association.
The courses all run for seven consecutive weeks and cost £26 (concessions £21, people receiving means-tested benefits £2).
They start on Wednesday with Investigating Huddersfield's Local History.
Items from Moldgreen's Tolson Museum will be used, along with documents and illustrations, to look at aspects of the town's history, from Anglo-Saxon settlement to the textile trade.
Tales of Northern Life starts at Red House, Gomersal, on Monday, May 10. It will look at 19th-century literature and its relevance to social questions of the time.
The course will read and discuss Dickens's Hard Times and Mrs Gaskell's North and South.
People wanting to find out more about researching family history will learn tips at Developing Your Family History, starting on Friday, May 14, at Bagshaw Museum, Batley.
As well as traditional sources, such as trade directories, wills and deeds, the course will cover the internet and similar developments.
A day school on ancient Egypt is being held at Bagshaw Museum on Sunday, June 13. Adults will be able to handle genuine ancient artefacts.
The course - for which booking is essential - costs £11.40 (concessions £9, people receiving means-tested benefits £2).
Phone Sarah Hughes on 01484 223803 or Linda Croft on 01422 253020.