https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Virgina-Works-Copyright-Leeds-Libraries-scaled.jpg 2560 2142 Alice MacPherson https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/lmg_logo_black.png Alice MacPherson2023-01-24 10:22:222023-02-20 10:25:35Football Works
Curator Lucy Moore examines one leaflet from our social history collection and reveals a little known corner of Leeds’ sporting past.
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Generations of the city’s sporting heroes are being celebrated in a new exhibition looking at the history of competition, games and play in Leeds.
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One of the city’s very first chippies is among the fascinating tales featured in a new exhibition exploring the people and places that helped forge a Leeds community. Hardisty’s Fisheries became one of the earliest places for locals to…
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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.
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Some of the most sought-after stocking fillers of the past century have gone on show in a nostalgic new toy display at Abbey House Museum in Leeds. Vintage childhood favourites of all shapes and sizes, dating back more than a hundred years…