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The Christmas Experience

The Christmas Experience

22 November 2019 - 05 January 2020

Venue: Lotherton

November to February
The Christmas Experience: Daily, times vary
Wildlife World: 10am-4pm
Last entry: 45 mins before closing

March to October
Hall and Wildlife World: 10am-5pm
Last entry: 4.15pm

The Christmas Experience at Lotherton with outdoor ice rink, Santa's North Pole and 12 Days of Christmas Walk.

A small blue 1960s scootacar

Leeds to Innovation

26 October 2019 - 26 September 2021

Venue: Leeds Industrial Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Saturday:
10am-5pm

Sunday:
1-5pm

Bank holidays:
10am-5pm

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

Cropped photograph of a painting displayed in current show at Leeds Art Gallery

Slow Painting

25 October 2019 - 12 January 2020

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Saturday:
10am-5pm

Sunday:
11am-3pm

Slow Painting at Leeds Art Gallery includes artists whose paintings, as the name suggests, take their time and invite us to take our own.

An old fashioned suitcase which is laid down on its side

Moving Here: Making a Home in Leeds

24 May 2019 - 03 January 2020

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Friday:
10am-5pm

Weekends:
11am-5pm

Bank holidays:
11am-5pm

Moving Here: Making a Home in Leeds is a community display which looks at the things people have brought with them to Leeds.

The words Untold Stories, The Leeds Irish Community sits above 3 black and white group photographs of people.

Untold Stories – The Irish in Leeds

17 September 2019 - 05 January 2020

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Friday:
10am-5pm

Weekends:
11am-5pm

Bank holidays:
11am-5pm

Discover the history of the Irish community in Leeds over the past 200 years in Untold Stories - The Irish in Leeds.

Coloured felt draped across steel beams

The Doffer and the Fancy: Re-imagining the Machine

29 June 2019 - 29 December 2019

Venue: Leeds Industrial Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Saturday:
10am-5pm

Sunday:
1-5pm

Bank holidays:
10am-5pm

Discover new sculpture works made from felt and created by artist Helen Riddle in the exhibition, The Doffer and the Fancy.

A banner for the exhibition 'A city and its welcome:three centuries of migrating to Leeds'

A City and its Welcome: Three Centuries of Migrating to Leeds

12 July 2019 - 05 January 2020

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Friday:
10am-5pm

Weekends:
11am-5pm

Bank holidays:
11am-5pm

A City and its Welcome: Three Centuries of Migrating to Leeds is the Museum's current special exhibition. It tells the stories of people who have moved to Leeds over the past three centuries.

A swing, poison bottle and carbolic powder tin

Exhibition: Danger Zone

26 January 2019 - 31 December 2019

Venue: Abbey House Museum

Monday:
Closed

Tuesday – Friday and Sunday:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Saturday:
12 – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Bank holidays:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

From hidden hazards to perilous poisons, Danger Zone explores alarming accidents, flammable fashions and treacherous toys through our collections.

Display: He She They? The Changing Face of Children’s Fashion at Abbey house Museum

He She They? The Changing Face of Children’s Fashion

02 February 2019 - 19 January 2020

Venue: Abbey House Museum

Monday:
Closed

Tuesday – Friday and Sunday:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Saturday:
12 – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Bank holidays:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

He She They? is a community inspired exhibition co-curated by The Vintage Youth Club, the resident youth group based at Abbey House Museum.

A young boy doing messy crafts at Tiny Tigers

Tiny Tigers

13 December 2019

Venue: Leeds City Museum

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Tiny Tigers messy crafts for under 5s each Friday at the Museum.

Two people are painting colourful swirls on a large white piece of paper.

Meet & Make

13 December 2019

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Get crafty with us every Friday afternoon in our adult arts and crafts sessions at Leeds Art Gallery.

A red christmas bauble tied with shiny red string which has been placed on a table

Baubilize

14 December 2019

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join in with family fun festive activities inspired by the collections.

A Christmas colouring in book which has yet to be filled in

Christmas Crafts

14 December 2019 - 15 December 2019

Venue: Thwaite Watermills

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Have a go at Christmas crafts in Thwaite House!

A lady dressed as an elf taking part in Christmas crafts with a little boy wearing a santa suit

Christmas at Temple Newsam

14 December 2019

Venue: Temple Newsam

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Christmas at Temple Newsam with Santa visits, Christmas crafts and festive traditions.

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