Tag: Lotherton

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Detail of the sleeve and top half of a white ball gown

Silhouettes & Shapewear

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Explore the dos and don'ts of showing off your body in the 1800s.
Someone wearing purple gloves is holding a sword so you can see the hilt. It has a Japanese inscription and is a square cut out shape.

Samurai Swords at Leeds Discovery Centre

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Discover the fascinating history behind the Samurai Swords in our collection.
A colourful but old painting of Gawthorpe near Leeds. A crest and some descriptive writing are at the bottom of the painting, which shows a grand house amidst some fields.

The Origins of the Gascoigne Family

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Delve into the stories and myths surrounding medieval residents of Lotherton, the Gascoigne family.

Workshops

Humboldt penguins at Wildlife World

All About Penguins!

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Find out all about penguins in this school workshop at Wildlife World for younger pupils.
Lotherton Workshop - Introducing Florence Nightingale and her friends

Introducing Florence Nightingale and her friends

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Meet the young Florence Nightingale, cousin to the Gascoigne family of Lotherton.
Two schoolchildren role playing as part of a WW2 workshop at Lotherton

The First World War Hospital at Lotherton

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Discover the local history of Lotherton as a Voluntary Aid Detachment hospital during the First World War.