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A Woman’s Place: celebrating the lives of Leeds women in the centenary year of women’s suffrage

A Woman’s Place: celebrating the lives of Leeds women in the centenary year of women’s suffrage

by Abbey Maclure Local exhibitions are continuing to celebrate the lives of Leeds women as the centenary year of women’s suffrage comes to an end. A Woman’s Place, at Abbey House Museum, Kirkstall, has been at the centre of the celebrations throughout the year. The exhibition showcases stories and objects from pioneering women in different areas of life, from sport […]

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Leeds City Museum stages exhibition on seasons in time for spring

Leeds City Museum stages exhibition on seasons in time for spring

By Tom McGlynn A NEW exhibition at Leeds City Museum is showcasing Britain’s changing seasons, just in time for the arrival of spring.

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Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

  A 1,000-year-old Viking boat has gone on display at Wakefield library. The six-metre vessel, discovered at Stanley Ferry in 1838, is believed to be the only boat of its kind in the country. The log boat had previously been on display at York museum, but has returned to Wakefield, close to where it was found during the building of […]

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