An ornate frame with a painting of a Victorian Woman

Diary of a Victorian Teenager

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Have you ever watched a period drama and wondered what was really going on in the minds of teenagers at that time? Steph and Kath open the amazing Lotherton archives to share some of the secrets hidden inside, and explore what life was like…
a person holding a bright blue iridescent butterfly, with more blue butterflies visible in a case

Stunning butterfly collection is a flight for sore eyes

A colourful kaleidoscope of some of the world’s rarest and most beautiful butterflies has been carefully conserved by experts in Leeds.

Museum’s textile titan looms large over tiny twin

A tiny loom designed to give a miniature masterclass on Yorkshire’s textile prowess has been carefully conserved in the shadow of its super-sized sibling.

Gallery’s new exhibition puts cities in the frame

A new exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery curated by Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid explores cities and the urban environment through the eyes of women and gender non-conforming artists.

Sweet dreams as museum displays allsorts of classic confectionery

A collection of classic confectionery has added a timeless touch of sweetness to a new exhibition in Leeds.