Venues

An oil painting portrait of Lord Darnley and Mary Queen of Scots. Mary is wearing black and has her hand on Darnley's arm. Darnley is wearing red, and has red hair under his cap and feather.

Lord Darnley’s Sexuality

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Unpick what we know about Lord Darnley's sexuality - the infamous resident of Temple Newsam.
Curator of Archaeology holding a sceat

Museum’s new tiny treasure is small change

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Leeds Museums & Galleries have acquired a tiny sceat which has been pierced to be used as a piece of jewellery.
A sepia photograph of a captain in the army

Captain James Walker Foreman

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Leeds-born Captain James Walker Foreman flew 637 hours on the front line in World War One, and survived a bullet wound from below.
1906 Ordinance survey map (published 1908)

Skating in Edwardian Leeds

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In 1909, there were 5 skating rinks in Leeds. Using historic maps, Catherine Robins has found out exactly where they were and what became of the buildings after they closed.