Tag: Event


Audience Development Officer Sara Merritt looks at a hermarium page from the collections

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…


wet felting using shades of blue, yellow and red

Wet Felting Festive Bauble Workshop

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Join us for a family fun wet felting workshop with a festive twist during the Christmas school holidays.
Soojin Chang in BXBY

External event: Visiting Artist’s Talk with Soojin Chang

Visiting Artists Talk with Soojin Chang hosted at the University of Leeds.
A cup of tea and a plate of buttered toast

The LS5 Club

Join us in the Abbey every Friday Morning from 18 Nov to 16 Dec for a free friendly drop-in session for older people.
Two toy Easter bunnies behind the bar in the Victorian pub at Abbey House Museum

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.
A 19th century image of Park Row in Leeds

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.