Tag: Activity


Botanist’s spectacular collection revealed during night at the museum

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Precious plants frozen in time by a blind botanist who identified specimens using his tongue will be explored during a special event in Leeds this week. The work of famed 19th century collector John Grimshaw Wilkinson, a former grocer from…


Easter Holidays: Bunny Fun

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Bunnies have taken over Abbey House Museum! Join us for a range of fun family activities during the Easter Holidays.

February Half Term: The Great Escape

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This February half term, take a wild wander through the Victorian streets of Abbey House Museum which have been taken over by British wildlife.

From town to city: building 19th Century Leeds

Come and join our curatorial team for an expert talk and an exclusive chance to look at our collection of ephemera relating to the built environment of 19th Century Leeds. Learn how this town grew through the industrial revolution to become a grand Victorian city.
A ewe (female sheep) with twin newborn lambs in a lush green field

Easter Holidays: Silly Sheep Round-Up

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Bring along the whole family for a baa-rilliant Easter Holiday activity at Kirkstall Abbey.
A robin with pink blossoms in the background

February Half Term: Love Birds Week

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Join us at Kirkstall Abbey this February half term for a week of bird based fun!