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Third Class to Pandharpur

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Curator John McGoldrick tells the story of an unhappy traveller on the Basri Light Railway in India, on a pilgrimage in the 1930s. Find out how Leeds Forge Company was to blame...
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Make your own Museum Window

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Join people across Leeds creating their own Museum Windows for themselves and others to enjoy. Help Leeds City Museum collect new Leeds stories!
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Smallpox and Temple Newsam

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Discover the history of smallpox in this blog from Josh Turner, including how one unlucky Viscount of Temple Newsam contracted it in the 1700s.

Creating a Sustainable Exhibition

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Discover how we kept sustainability at the forefront of our Beavers to Weavers exhibition.