A group of young people are standing in an artefact store and wearing a mask

Open Minds with the Preservative Party

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Leeds City Museum's young volunteers, the Preservative Party, have been working hard during lockdown on a new display exploring mental health.
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…
The preservative party standing around an old document on a pillow, at the West Yorkshire archives

Youth Engagement in Museums

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Why should museums do youth engagement? Why not! This blog gets to the root of why engaging young people in what we do is so important.
A photograph of a memorial plaque with a letter.

Humans of the Leeds Pals

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Discover the fascinating lives of 'Leeds Pals' Arthur Eschle, Leonard Baruxaki and Richard Dales, who joined the the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in World War One.
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.