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Ancient Egyptian coffin detail

Ancient Egyptian Spirituality

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Disover the stories of Ancient Egyptian spirituality told in the Ancient Worlds gallery at Leeds City Museum, and why we can still learn from them today.

Museum team’s COVID learning project completes top awards hat-trick

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A unique museum education project that has helped bring history into hundreds of homes across Leeds during the pandemic has scooped a top national award. Leeds Museums and Galleries’ innovative Closing the COVID Gap project, the only one…
Ray and Ross with a Lesbian Lines knitted jumper

Museum takes Pride in city’s LGBTIQ+ history

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A poignant collection of objects capturing personal stories behind decades of protest, struggle and celebration for the city’s feminist and LGBTIQ+ communities has been rediscovered during Pride Month. Taken from the social history collection,…
Portrait of Anne ListerImage © Calderdale Museums

Diversifying the Content on MyLearning

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MyLearning's ambition is to help teachers provide real and diverse representation across the curriculum. Izzy Bartley explains their content strategy in our latest blog.
Work from the Sheila Bownas archives

Yorkshire designer’s colourful work finds new home in Leeds

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She was the little-known Yorkshire artist whose eye-catching creations encapsulated the wave of optimism which swept across post-war Britain. Now a colourful collection of work by prolific designer Sheila Bownas has found a new home in Leeds…
A visitor assistant at Temple Newsam House cleans an ornate silver wine cooler kept within the house

Wine cooler’s time to shine as house team puts in a polished performance

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As the ultimate jaw-dropping party accessory, it was specially designed to dazzle envious aristocrats. And this week Temple Newsam’s gigantic silver wine cooler has been getting a bit of added sparkle as staff polish it up to impress a…
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