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Sustainable fashion exhibition at Leeds Museum showcases ‘slow’ and ‘fast’ shopping

Sustainable fashion exhibition at Leeds Museum showcases ‘slow’ and ‘fast’ shopping

By Samantha Lewis Please note material for this article was gathered before COVID-19 lockdown. Leeds City Museum is holding a fashion exhibition which explores how shopping in Leeds has changed over 300 years. The exhibition looks at how handmade and sustainable fashion, is making a resurgence in an age of climate change action. There are 27 garments across three sections […]

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Leeds City Museum opens exhibition on seasons featuring world-famous Leeds artist John Atkinson Grimshaw

Leeds City Museum opens exhibition on seasons featuring world-famous Leeds artist John Atkinson Grimshaw

By Abbey Gray LEEDS CITY Museum is hosting a new exhibition about the seasons, with items from traditional clothing to hand painted Easter eggs – as well as paintings by world-famous Victorian artist John Atkinson Grimshaw. Atkinson Grimshaw is one of the most well-known artists of his time period and worked and lived in Leeds. His artwork featured in the For All […]

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Last chance to view World War One exhibition at Leeds museum

Christmas chocolate tin given to soldiers in 1914

By Sam Brooksbank Poignant Christmas items from soldiers serving in the First World War are on show this festive season at a Leeds museum. Leeds City Museum is urging people to visit the In Their Footsteps exhibition before it ends next month. Items include letters sent from a First World War soldier about coming home for Christmas, Christmas ‘cards’ made […]

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Brexit won’t break Etsy say Leeds traders

Brexit won’t break Etsy say Leeds traders

By Terrileigh Wilkinson TRADERS WHO are preparing for a big handmade crafts festival in Leeds say they feel confident Brexit will not affect their businesses.

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