Tag: Local Leeds History

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Curator of Archaeology holding a sceat

Museum’s new tiny treasure is small change

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Leeds Museums & Galleries have acquired a tiny sceat which has been pierced to be used as a piece of jewellery.
A headshot of artist Jill McKnight who is smiling at the camera

Artist brings Leeds voices to life in new exhibition

The voices, stories and songs of generations of Leeds folk have inspired a thought-provoking new exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery. Leeds-based artist Jill McKnight immersed herself in the collections of the British Library and Leeds Art Gallery…

Events

A pale blue Scootacar on display in the Leeds to Innovation exhibition at Leeds Industrial Museum

Leeds to Innovation

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Uncover the untold tales behind the greatest creative innovators of our time.
A green vintage bus is parked up in the carpark of Leeds Industrial Museum

Vintage bus day

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Travel on classic buses for free, operating between the City Centre, Kirkstall Forge and lots of Leeds Museums & Galleries!
A green vintage bus is parked up in the carpark of Leeds Industrial Museum

Vintage bus day

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Travel on classic buses for free, operating between the City Centre, Kirkstall Forge and lots of Leeds Museums & Galleries!
The Matriarch by Charmaine Watkiss

Charmaine Watkiss: The Wisdom Tree

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Explore the wisdom, strength and resilience of Jamaican women across generations in this new exhibition, held in partnership with the Jamaica Society Leeds Out of Many Festival.