Every week, volunteers from the local community gather to work on and maintain the Colour Gardens at Leeds Industrial Museum.
Discover the immense influence of Samson Fox, who made his fortune through pioneering products manufactured by Leeds Forge.
Natalie Haigh reveals the positive impact of running workshops for home educating families.
Explore the portraits in our ‘Sweepiana’ collection of items relating to chimney sweeps with Leila Prescott.
Uncover the story of Mary Wood, Dewsbury’s Wool Queen from 1931-32, in light of the Queens of Industry exhibition.
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On 27th December 2015, along with many nearby homes and business, Leeds Industrial Museum suffered its worst flood since records began. As part of the clearing up process it became increasingly clear that one of the badly affected ground floor storage areas at the Museum held an object with some question marks hanging over its identity. Following…
Jan delves into the history of Armley Mills I was packing envelopes in the dining area at Armley Mills. The place was empty except for a family sitting 5 tables away, snacking and chatting. “You should tell them.” “Why would anyone be interested? I only lasted half a day. I couldn’t take the noise.” I…