Tag: Local Leeds History

Workshops

Kirkstall Abbey

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Kirkstall Abbey; hideous history or local legend?

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A virtual classroom workshop looking at the history of Kirkstall Abbey and what life was like in medieval and Tudor times.
A group of secondary school children standing outside looking at the exterior of the Tudor Temple Newsam House

Local History GCSE Tours

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Tailor made tours for GCSE students exploring the values, beliefs and attitudes of families who lived at Temple Newsam.
A older lady and a young boy in traditional work clothing in a Victorian mill setting with looms in the background

Virtual Classroom: Mill Children

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Learn all about the mill children of Victorian Britain in our virtual classroom workshop which goes under the ropes and behind the scenes at Leeds Industrial Museum.
Life in Asia

Life in Asia

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Handle Asian artefacts and journey through the Voices of Asia gallery.
A photograph of 5 ornate gold rings. The middle one is the largest, and has a ruby in the middle.

Anglo-Saxons

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Use metal detectors to discover Leeds’ Anglo-Saxon gold jewellery, search for evidence of Christian conversion on stone crosses, and discover Northumbrian kings on tiny coins.
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