Southlands plays host to a very lively book club

As part of the regular Oakwood group sessions with the Royal Voluntary Services Southlands residents been enjoying a lively Book Club and recently we discussed ‘How Leeds changed the World’ by Mick McCann.  

‘How Leeds changed the World’ is an encyclopaedia of Leeds and it’s achievements and people.  This includes the establishment of Marks and Spencer’s as a market stall on Kirkgate market 135 years ago plus the implementation of the world’s first fully automated traffic light system on Park Row in 1928!

As always it was a fun and spirited session with everyone keen to join in to discuss the book and share their own knowledge of Leeds.  

If you would like further information on the Oakwood group sessions which are hosted at Southlands or more information on the services provided by the Royal Voluntary Service please visit
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