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which was published by Tickhill & District Local History Society in September 2014.

The website contains only new material not published in the book.

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13 - LEISURE

Whilst the church calendar and seasonal events had a great influence on people’s leisure time, from the 18th century, music and, later, sport, evolved to play a prominent part in Tickhill’s recreational activities. 20th century improvements in working conditions gave people more time to enjoy an ever-widening range of leisure pursuits. People could enjoy music, sport and activities as participants, spectators or members of an audience.

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