Tag: Abbey House Museum


Sheet music for the The Kirkgate Hornpipe

Frank Kidson and the Sounds of Our City

Sounds of Our City, the wonderful, shiny new exhibition has just opened at Abbey House Museum, looking at music over the centuries in Leeds.
Grimshaw's painting of a lake scene with a fairy image glowing against a pink and brown colour scheme

‘Iris’ (1886) by John Atkinson Grimshaw

Local historian Eveleigh Bradford explores one of Atkinson Grimshaw's most entrancing paintings


Sustainable Stash Busting Christmas Crafts

Simple festive crafts designed to use up bits from your stash or ours, including pompom garlands, cardboard gingerbread houses and woollen hat ornaments.
Text reads: father christmas comes up trumps! Based on the original book by Nicholas Allan. Live on stage! Includes a gift for every child!

Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps!

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A festive children's theatre production with witty humour and fantastic music, based on Nicholas Allan’s much loved book.
Christmas wreath on door with leaves and pine cones

Foraged Festive Wreath Making Workshop

Join us in the stunning gatehouse space for this workshop making a festive wreath using foraged foliage.


Virtual Classroom Workshop: Toys through time

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A fun online version of our most popular workshop looking at old and new toys in the museum. Investigate what they are made of and how old they are.