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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…


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.

Death and Disease in 19th Century Leeds

Come and join one of our curatorial team for an expert talk exploring the topic of health, disease, death, and mourning in 19th Century Leeds.
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Museum Shop Sunday

Visit your local museum shop as part of Museum Shop Sunday.

Before Windrush: Black People in Leeds and Bradford, 1708-1948

Join our talk with historian Danny Friar, exploring the lives of people of African heritage who made Leeds and Bradford their home before the Windrush Generation.
Hip Hop History Month

Hip Hop History Month Celebration

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Hip Hop History Month Community Day returns to Leeds City Museum for a fantastic celebration with FREE workshops, sessions and performances.