Tag: Local Leeds History


A John Atkinson Grimshaw painting in a gold frame

Artist’s captivating moonlit masterpiece comes home to Leeds

An atmospheric riverside scene created by one of the city’s most celebrated artists is coming home after being acquired by Leeds Art Gallery. Reflections on the Aire - on strike was painted by Leeds-born John Atkinson Grimshaw in 1879, a…


Work on paper by Leeds artist Phil May

Phil May Portrait Project: Laughs and Sorrows

Join us in the gallery or online as we decipher Phil May's portrait in collaboration with local communities.


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.
Close up of the burgess table at Lotherton

Lotherton Topic Days

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We provide activities to inspire your pupils’ creativity and learning in a varied and wondrous setting.
Leonora Cohen

Leonora Cohen, the Leeds Suffragette

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Evaluate archive sources to discover Leonora, the Leeds Suffragette. Do different sources show us different versions of the past?
Life in Asia

Life in Asia

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Handle Asian artefacts and journey through the Voices of Asia gallery.