Irene Manton and Ida Roper

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

Celebrating Cistercian Women

Discover more about the daily lives of the monks of Kirkstall Abbey from archaeology curator Kat Baxter’s recent visit to a Norwegian Cistercian monastery.

Anonymous Women in the Collection

Assistant Curator of Social History Nicola Pullan reflects on the many unamed women in the collection on #Stories day of #MuseumWeek.