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.
The front of an old fashioned enveloped, addressed to Mr J J Cotman. It has a Norwich postmark on it and is written in very slanted writing.

Letters to John Joseph Cotman

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Discover the fascinating trove of letters from the archive of Sydney Kitson in Leeds Art Gallery.
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Growing for Colour: The Leeds Industrial Museum Gardens

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Every week, volunteers from the local community gather to work on and maintain the Colour Gardens at Leeds Industrial Museum.