Irene Manton and Ida Roper

Irene Manton and Ida Roper were two brilliant women botanists collecting plants in two very different ways.

We want your #LeedsThreads

We want you to send us your #LeedsThreads for next year’s shopping exhibition at Leeds City Museum.

Leeds Migration Stories

Discover the colourful histories behind our city’s many communities with David Harrison.

Leeds Infirmary and the 1868 National Exhibition

In May 1968 the Leeds Infirmary (now the Leeds General Infirmary) opened its doors at its current location on Great George Street. However, its first visitors were not in need of medical attention but art lovers.