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York­shire Col­lieries 1947-1994 by Ed­die Downes: The Na­tional Coal Mining Mu­seum near Wake­field is host­ing a book launch about the York­shire Coal­fields. It takes place on April 27 and for full de­tails visit www. ncm.org.uk/whats-on Lit­er­acy, Books and the Print Rev­o­lu­tion: The Com­mon­ers Choir in­cludes Ex-Chum­bawamba mem­ber Boff Whal­ley, with spe­cially-writ­ten songs about the in­ven­tion of print and pub­lic li­braries. See them per­form at Keigh­ley Li­brary to­mor­row at 1pm. In­spir­ing Fu­tures Since 1966: Leeds Trin­ity Uni­ver­sity is com­mem­o­rat­ing 50 years since it opened in Hors­forth with po­ems from staff, stu­dents and alumni. Edited by poet Oz Hard­wick. For fur­ther de­tails visit www. leed­strin­ity.ac.uk/ White Chalk and Green Grass by David T Craggs: A story of school boy rugby league through the eyes of a games teacher. Pub­lished now through New Generation Pub­lish­ing and for fur­ther de­tails visit www. new­gen­er­a­tion-pub­lish­ing.com Boy­cott and Ag­gers: Al­ways a pop­u­lar evening, this will in­clude Jonathan Agnew chal­leng­ing Geoffrey Boy­cott on his forth­right views about cricket. It takes place on April 14 at the Al­ham­bra in Brad­ford and for tick­ets call the box of­fice on 01274 432000.

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