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Making Japan. Art | Culture | Life

Visit Lotherton's latest exhibition, Making Japan, which celebrates everything from Samurai to Nintendo, Kimonos to Manga. The exhibition highlights the dynamic relationship between tradition and innovation as expressed by the people of this…
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Mini motorised marvel parks up at Leeds museum

30 Sept 2019 With its quirky design, handlebar steering and a top speed of 50mph, it might not be a modern motorist’s first choice. But when it comes to tales of Leeds innovation and invention, Hunslet’s very own Scootacar is certainly…
A black and white portrait of entrepreneur Betty Beecroft

Leeds ironworks innovator forged historic career

22 Sept 2019 She was Leeds’s own Iron lady whose steely determination and indomitable spirit helped forge a legacy which lasted centuries. And more than 300 years since shrewd businesswoman Betty Beecroft first hammered out a successful…
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Leeds Art Gallery puts exciting UK talent in the frame

13 Sept 2019 A groundbreaking exhibition, which has been a launch pad for some of the UK’s most exciting artistic talent opens at Leeds Art Gallery this month. Celebrating New Contemporaries 70th anniversary this…
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Animal magic as museum’s eco exhibition scoops top award

4 October 2019 An environmentally-friendly exhibition at Leeds City Museum has won a prestigious national award, using sustainable materials to explore the wonders of the natural world. Beavers to Weavers: The Wonderful World of Animal…