A train on display in the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum

All aboard as museum goes loco for trains celebration

They were the industrious steam-powered stalwarts that put Leeds on the right track to becoming the pride of the nation’s railways. And later this month the city’s impressive collection of locomotives will once again be taking centre…
A historical black and white photograph of Thwaite House in Leeds with a man stood by a boat in the river in the foreground

Mill’s milestone exhibition is a breath of fresh Aire

For centuries it helped swell the surging waters of British industry by harnessing the power of the River Aire. From making oil that powered some of the world’s first locomotives to manufacturing putty that repaired London after The…
A postcard of Kirkstall Abbey from 1908

Nature Prevails at Kirkstall Abbey

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Kirkstall Abbey, despite it's turbulent past, is now a peaceful place for personal reflections. Joe Williams explores its history in our latest blog.