Whilst digitising our collection, we discovered a publication whose author has a very interesting history…
Collections and Contingency is an exhibition of sculpture and microscopic photography by Deborah Gardner, placed in and around the fascinating artefacts and specimens in our store at Leeds Discovery Centre.
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.
Discover the message behind Leeds City Museum’s latest exhibition, about what animals do and how they live their lives.
Every week, volunteers from the local community gather to work on and maintain the Colour Gardens at Leeds Industrial Museum.
The Preservative Party, Leeds City Museum’s group for young volunteers, tell us about their recent trip to Berlin.
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.
A rare Tibetan headdress with gorgeous turquoise and coral stones has just been conserved for display in Himalayan Fashion by Karen Horton.
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.