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Paint roller, paper, crafting materials

Meet & Make

Free creative, playful crafting sessions for adults with the opportunity to make something in response to our exhibitions and displays.
black and white mugshot of a 1920s woman

Sociable History Club – Louie Calvert – Mother, Wife, Fantasist, Thief… Murderer?

A known petty thief, with a number of alias identities and then found guilty of murder, discover the dark history of this local Leeds woman.
A Cluedo board game entitled 'The Great Detective Game' on display in a museum

Sociable History Club – Waddington’s Games of Leeds

Discover the history of the famous board game makers, from printing theatre posters to working with Winston Churchill himself.
abstract artwork with yellow, orange, blue, green lines

Mark Making to Music – Screen Printing Workshop

Learn screen printing techniques with local artist Kirstie Williams to form a collaborative quilt inspired by our Sonia Boyce exhibition.
colourful geometric pattern

Leeds Mindfulness Festival – Women’s Practice Day II

In this session, Firdaws Khan, Islamic & Sufi Practitioner introduces Sufism in a session especially designed for women.
abbey house museum interior with stained glass window

Leeds Mindfulness Festival – Visions of the Ultimate

An introduction to meditative explorations of "emptiness" in Buddhist traditions - suitable for practitioners drawn to "insight" meditation.