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A film still by Suzanne Lacey, Whisper, the Waves, the Wind

Gallery’s new season of film is the reel deal

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Four decades of artist’s film and video will be showcased in a thought-provoking new exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery this Autumn. Opening on Saturday, September 25, Radical Reel is a group exhibition and season of screenings and events…
Artist James Thompson explores his sculptures in the Central Court of Leeds Art Gallery

Exhibition reveals hidden history of gallery’s stunning arts space

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A striking new multi-media installation by a Leeds artist has rediscovered the hidden history behind one the city’s most breath-taking arts spaces. Leeds Art Gallery’s stunning arched, glazed central court was uncovered by workers during…
knitted cake slices presented on a white plate

Time for tea at Temple Newsam as festival gets set to cause a stir

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As one of the very first places in the country to make a good cuppa, it was the birthplace of a timeless Yorkshire tradition. Now visitors to Temple Newsam can be part of a stirring story that stretches back more than 370 years as the historic…
A curator handles the Salamanca loco standing in front of an industrial painting

Last stop for Leeds antique super model as Salamanca comes home

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The world’s oldest model locomotive is back home in Leeds more than two centuries after it helped spark a global railway revolution. Made in 1811 by famous engineer Matthew Murray, the precious model has arrived safely at Leeds Industrial…
A train on display in the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum

All aboard as museum goes loco for trains celebration

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They were the industrious steam-powered stalwarts that put Leeds on the right track to becoming the pride of the nation’s railways. And later this month the city’s impressive collection of locomotives will once again be taking centre…
The interior of Leeds Discovery Centre

Kickstart participants prepare for their new placement at Leeds City Council

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The Kickstart Scheme (funded through the Department of Work and Pensions), which bridges the employment and skills gap for young people and businesses, has been a boost to the morale and productivity of young people and businesses in our area. Last…
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