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Dacre Stoker

Dacre Stoker on the mysteries behind the writing of Dracula

Canadian author Dacre Stoker is the great-grand nephew of Bram Stoker, author of the classic Gothic horror novel Dracula. He is an authority on...

In 1909 Mabel Grey was admitted to Menston Asylum, within 18...

It’s hard to believe the pretty girl sitting in the Roman chair posing for her photograph to be taken is in fact an inmate...
Andrea Dunbar

IN PICTURES: Bradford Literature event celebrating the life and works of...

On the Saturday 1st July we attended "Andrea the Writer" an event that examined how Andrea Dunbar captured the humour, humanity and hope of...
Middleham Open Day

IN PHOTOS: Middleham Open Day 2017

The popular Middleham Open Day returned, after a year's break, on Monday April 17. The busy racing town of Middleham has been home to horses...
Menston Asylum

Voices from the asylum | Menston Asylum

As a new regular feature in Northern Life we are running fascinating stories of those people who until now were lost in the dusty...
Mark Davis

From a fear of heights to climbing buildings for the perfect...

You need a head for heights to take the kind of photographs that Mark Davis takes. By ascending to the top of tall buildings...

The rise and fall of Clarence Roe

Clarence Roe had the potential to be one of the greatest British painters of the Victorian era... but he ended his life in a...

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