The Life, Mystery and Legacy of Louis Le Prince

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My name is Jason, I am a volunteer at the Discovery Centre, with an interest in film and history. I have been gathering information about the life of Louis Le Prince, using information I gathered from public sources and from archives from…

Unraveling the Mystery of Mulligan’s: A Peek into Leeds’ Nostalgic Past

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A Song Sheet with No Clues A song sheet advertisement was donated to the museum from a firm called “Mulligan’s,” but it came with no extra information. In some cases, other memorabilia provide clues to their origins, but this advertisement…

The best Zoo in Leeds? A Day at Wildlife World at Lotherton

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If you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure filled with fascinating animals and beautiful surroundings, look no further than Leeds Wildlife World at Lotherton, top Leeds Zoo attraction. Nestled in the picturesque countryside of North…
Karanjit Panesar in his studioCredit: Ollie Jenkins

Artist Karanjit Panesar has been commissioned to create a new artwork for an exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery

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Image credit: Ollie Jenkins Panesar’s proposal was selected from over 80 submissions from artists based across the North of England. He has since been invited to engage with digitised and physical collections at both the British Library…

Public Houses Conference

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Public Houses: What makes civic custodianship of historic house museums in Britain different and where next? Call for papers deadline 31 May 2024 - CFP NOW CLOSED Conference dates: 9 & 10 October 2024 Location: Temple Newsam,…

Diary of a Victorian Teenager, Episode Two

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This time on Diary of a Victorian Teenager  we delve into the diaries of Marianne Nicholson we hear news of her relations in Australia, and learn about transportation and colonialisation.