For centuries it helped swell the surging waters of British industry by harnessing the power of the River Aire.
From making oil that powered some of the world’s first locomotives to manufacturing putty that repaired London after The Blitz,…
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A series of stunning illuminated Christmas scenes have transformed the windows of 500-year-old Temple Newsam House into a giant festive montage.
Created by one of the house’s visitor assistants, each of the beautiful images depicts one…
https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Temple-Newsam-Windows-500x3-1.jpg300500Gina Churchill-Straffon/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LMG.pngGina Churchill-Straffon2021-01-21 13:41:202021-01-21 13:41:20Mansion’s illuminated windows bring a touch of glass to Christmas
A project giving budding curators in Leeds the chance to work with one of the country’s top contemporary art collections has scooped a prestigious industry award.
Leeds Art Gallery’s Youth Art Collective received the Volunteers for Museum…
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Staff at Temple Newsam made a cheeky discovery when they found a collection of nude postcards stashed in the secret section of an antique desk.
During a spot or routine upkeep, staff at the 500 year-old mansion were working on the vintage…
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Volunteer Rob teases out the fascinating history of teazles and their importance to many industries in our latest blog.
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