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A poster with lots of different people standing up and the caption above them is AIDS can affect anyone

Memorialising the AIDS Crisis

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LGBTQ+ communities, archives and museums are fighting to make sure that silenced queer experiences of the AIDS crisis are remembered.
A postcard of Kirkstall Abbey from 1908

Nature Prevails at Kirkstall Abbey

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Kirkstall Abbey, despite it's turbulent past, is now a peaceful place for personal reflections. Joe Williams explores its history in our latest blog.
A mosaic of a guitar on display at Leeds City Museum in Oct 2020

Leeds City Museum sounds out city ahead of new musical display

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Singers and performers from Leeds are being asked to help capture the sound of a city as they collaborate on a beautiful new series of musical mosaics. The imaginative idea will see submissions by musicians, choirs and spoken word artists…
Stephanie Davies and volunteers at Blackburn Hall, organising craft packs for vulnerable people during lockdown

Community craft packs for Lotherton locals

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Lotherton's assistant community curator Stephanie Davies has devised a creative way to keep in touch with the local community through a free craft box scheme. The 70 packs, which include a piece of plain white cotton and a variety of different…
Aloe, rockery, looking back at Leeds Industrial museum.

Inside the Colour Garden at Leeds Industrial Museum

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The Colour Garden at Leeds Industrial Museum helps volunteers to improve their own wellbeing by improving outdoor spaces. Catch up on how the garden's looking in this wholesome read by Chris Sharp.
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