A huddle of penguins at Wildlife World near to the nest with chicks

Penguin chick named Bielsa at Lotherton Wildlife World

A young penguin chick has named Bielsa in honour of the managerial…
21 July 2020/by Sara Merritt
Stephanie Davies and volunteers at Blackburn Hall, organising craft packs for vulnerable people during lockdown

Community craft packs for Lotherton locals

Lotherton's assistant community curator Stephanie Davies has…
09 July 2020/by Sara Merritt
Two girls are standing in a tiled cafe area holding up some bakery items in covered plastic trays

City’s museums and galleries give NHS workers a tasty boost

Museums and galleries across Leeds have being doing their bit…
02 June 2020/by Gina Churchill-Straffon
A classic 1980s Systime computer is on display in a museum

Retro computer makes exhibition’s online reboot easy PC

It might not the most attractive piece of hardware for the modern…
02 June 2020/by Gina Churchill-Straffon
A blue coloured photograph of a man in a tophat and dinner jacket sat outside looking over the ruins of an old abbey

Spot the difference as historic photo is recreated for Museum Selfie Day

An historic photo thought to be one of the world’s oldest selfies…
02 June 2020/by Gina Churchill-Straffon
AN intricate pattern of salt is laid out on a stone floor of a grand dark 15th century hall

Spectacular salt patterns rediscover mansion’s rich history

Stunningly intricate patterns made using millions of grains of…
02 June 2020/by Gina Churchill-Straffon
A tan an white piglet is standing in a yard looking directly at the camera

Cute new arrivals hogging the limelight as farm goes digital

They may not have met the public in person yet, but these adorable…
02 June 2020/by Gina Churchill-Straffon
A visualisation of the fish pass near Kirkstall Abbey on the River Aire

Redeveloping the River Aire at Kirkstall and Armley Mills

Breathing new life into the River Aire
The Aire Rivers Trust…
26 May 2020/by Sara Merritt
Schofields shop in an arcarde in Leeds

Online exhibition gives city a fashion flashback

Fast x Slow Fashion Online exhibition now live
A stylish online…
26 May 2020/by Sara Merritt
A group of Alan Bennett related objects on a windowsill including cards and books

Local residents asked to make history at home with Museum window project

What is a Museum Window?
Leeds City Museum is giving local residents…
26 May 2020/by Sara Merritt
The front of Leeds City Museum

Young curators bring people together to share tales of life in isolation

Telling the story of lockdown in Leeds
A group of young history-lovers…
17 April 2020/by Sara Merritt
The display of Inspiration to Genius at Lotherton

Lotherton’s tribute to the Lady with the Lamp

Inspiring modern nursing
She was the trailblazing nursing…
14 April 2020/by Sara Merritt

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A Roland synthesiser which features as an object in the Lotherton exhibition Making Japan: Art. Culture. Life

New exhibition opens at Lotherton celebrating Japanese culture: Making Japan – Art. Culture. Life

Making Japan
A new exhibition is taking visitors to Lotherton…
03 March 2020/by Sara Merritt
Museums n'That

Museums n’That podcast goes live with first episode available to stream now

Museums n'That podcast launch
Leeds Museums & Galleries…
27 February 2020/by Sara Merritt
Curator Vanessa Jones adjusts a red suit on a mannequin as part of the Fast x Slow Fashion exhibition at Leeds City Museum

Fast x Slow Fashion opens at Leeds City Museum

New exhibition at Leeds City Museum
An elegant exhibition charting…
14 February 2020/by Sara Merritt
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