Tag : Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum Awarded UK’s ‘Most Family Friendly Attraction’

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Leeds City Museum, located in the heart of Millenium Square, has won the 2018 “Family Friendly Museum Award.” And the winner is… @LeedsCityMuseum! #FFMA18 pic.twitter.com/eaw1UgcOi3 — Kids in Museums (@kidsinmuseums) October 1, 2018 The award, given by the charity Kids in Museums, is the only accolade presented in the UK … Read More

Loneliness Through a Lens: An Examination of Loneliness

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With the official submission of the Leeds bid for 2023 European Capital of Culture just weeks away, the city is teeming with events celebrating its diverse and rapidly transforming cultural landscape. It is interesting, therefore, that The Leeds Story Gallery at The Leeds City Museum, a space that prides itself … Read More

Art | Anthony Browne – Through the Magic Mirror

5 years ago / 0 comments

4/5 Stars Most of us will have read a book by Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne. Whether it was the recognisable gorilla characters across his books, Willy the Champ, Into the Tunnel or My Dad (to name but a few), his illustrations are well-known and widely spread. The name may not … Read More

Art | Leeds City Digital Portrait

6 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds City has just had its digital portrait taken, courtesy of Artist Brendan Dawes. Dawes’ work engages very much with space, shape and the relationships between people and objects, making him an ideal candidate to embark on the project. Dawes’ has created six portraits in total, all at the behest … Read More

Cabinet meeting in Leeds

6 years ago / 0 comments

Amidst his busy schedule, including a trip to Algeria, Prime Minister David Cameron found time to visit Leeds this week. The whole cabinet, including George Osborne, Danny Alexander and Phillip Hammond, were visiting the city to discuss plans for the new HS2 rail route, linking Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham and London … Read More