Read about the success of our Armistice & After programme, which involved local communities and volunteers.
Delve into the stories and myths surrounding medieval residents of Lotherton, the Gascoigne family.
Discover the impressive history of record shops throughout Leeds.
Ahead of the upcoming Music exhibition in 2020, Ellie Parmenter has uncovered an early predecessor to the Leeds Festival we know today.
Chris Bovis navigates the largely destroyed history of the Gascoigne family.
Discover the colourful histories behind our city’s many communities with David Harrison.
Miss Nora Passavant dressed as ‘The Leeds Daily Papers’ at the 1891 Fancy Dress Ball. Joshua King explores the life of Nora and the rest of the Passavant women.
The second in our 1891 Fancy Dress Ball series, this time on the life of Wilfred Nicholson who attended dressed as Mephistopheles.
Discover the immense influence of Samson Fox, who made his fortune through pioneering products manufactured by Leeds Forge.
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.
The first in a series exploring the children who attended the Juvenile Fancy Dress Ball at Leeds Town Hall in 1891.
On 15 March 1941, Leeds City Museum – as it stood in it’s original spot on Park Row – was struck by a bomb.