Weaver and visitors at Leeds City Museum

City Museum Late


24 November 2022

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Venue Leeds City Museum

£5 pp

Join us for our first museum late event, inspired by our current exhibition – Living with Machines.

Come along to experience the museum after hours with music, informal workshops, chats with curators, and a quiz. Horsforth Brewery will be providing the bar so pop in to try their locally brewed beers whilst you soak up some culture.

What’s On

6pm: Museum opens

7 – 8pm: Workers’ protest ballads, some of which are the only surviving copies, on loan from the British Library, performed to original music by Leeds-based folk musicians. Hear the ballads on Soundcloud and come to see the performance in person.

8.30 – 9.30pm: Can you quiz it? Yes you can! A Tribe Called Quiz… quiz

Drop in all evening:

– Traditional weaving kits to have a go and finish off at home

– Create a planter workshop with local artist Eve Finlay-Miller

– See some of our Herbarium collection and discover how to make your own

– Meet the curator of the Living with Machines exhibition, John McGoldrick – Curator of Industrial History

Food & drink

Brews and bevs from community-based Horsforth Brewery, located in the main hall of the museum.


Booking essential, £5pp.

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