Tag: Leeds City Museum


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.
Sensory items at Leeds City Museum

Sensory Room For Families With Additional Needs

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Pop-up sensory room for families with SEND, neurodiversity, autism and/or anxiety, who might find a visit to the museum overwhelming.
bat shaped shadows

Spooky Shadows Crafts

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This October half term, create spooky shadow puppets and bring them to life with our mini shadow theatre and torches.
pumpkins with painted faces

Halloween Fun Day

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Join us on Halloween to see monstrous magic shows, bat-tastic balloon creations, and get involved in frightening face painting.
giant deer skeleton

Shadow Seekers Trail

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Step into the shadows of the museum this October half term and follow our fun family trail as you explore.