Tag: Local Leeds History


A painting of Frances, Lady Irwin by Joshua Reynolds. She is leaning her elbow on a book and looking into the distance.

Sociable History Club – Frances Shepherd, Viscountess at Temple Newsam

Our monthly series of talks for adults, usually on the first Friday of the month. Pop along for these talks and enjoy a free cuppa too.
A craft stall with wool and other knitting related items on display

Leeds Wool Festival

Celebrate the city's original festival of wool with expert demonstrations, craft stalls, performances, tea and cake pop-ups and loads more!
A man is taking part in print making activities held within a museum workshop setting

Armley Print Fest

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Armley Print Fest returns complete with beginner workshops, live demonstrations, a print fair with local makers and film screenings.
Bridge Inn pub in Kirkstall in the 20th centuryImage courtesy Leodis

Walk Around Kirkstall

Join our curators Nicola and Pat on a whistle-stop walking tour of local sites of interest in the Kirkstall area.
Painting of John Smeaton

John Smeaton at Temple Newsam

This tour explores the grounds of Temple Newsam for remaining evidence of Smeaton’s pump and ventures inside the house to view the surviving well.
A pale blue Scootacar on display in the Leeds to Innovation exhibition at Leeds Industrial Museum

Leeds to Innovation

Uncover the untold tales behind the greatest creative innovators of our time.