Tag : world war one

Goodbye to All That? Exhibition: Leeds Library Treasures Gallery

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The Leeds Library Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery is just that, a treasure in the midst of a thriving campus. Developed for the centenary of the armistice in November, the exhibition Goodbye to All That? was curated by Professor Alison Fellalongside PhD researchers Alexander Shaw and Ellis Boyle. The exhibition … Read More

Remembering Storm Jameson: a forgotten feminist pioneer

10 months ago / 0 comments

As the winter sunshine illuminates the banners on the University Union Square, proudly displaying our best and brightest alumni, including Jack Straw and Chris Pine, there is a name missing: that of Margaret Storm Jameson. Jameson was a committed suffragist and tireless campaigner against the appeasement of Hitler. During her … Read More

Winifred Halliday: a centenary for a former Gryphon Editor

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon takes a look at the student life and times of former Gryphon Editor, Winifred Halliday, who held this prestigious position during the First World War – a time when female students did not enjoy the same freedoms we have today. Female students have held their place at the … Read More

Former Laureate at Uni WW1 commemoration

4 years ago / 0 comments

Sir Andrew Motion, former Poet Laureate, will be at the University of Leeds next Wednesday. His visit is part of the University’s commemoration of the First World War. There will be events taking place throughout the day, including a rededication ceremony, poetry readings, music performances and an exhibition opening. The … Read More

News | Missing soldiers to be named in Brotherton War Memorial

4 years ago / 0 comments

The names of twenty-five World War One soldiers are to be added to the Brotherton Library Great War Memorial, as part of the University’s centenary commemorations. The names of the twenty-five soldiers, who were all in some way connected with the University of Leeds, were discovered by community researcher David … Read More

Features | Lest we forget – Remembering World War One

5 years ago / 0 comments

To mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War, Leeds Museum and Galleries is teaming up with a group of volunteers to run a series of exhibitions and activities. We take a look at the significance of The Great War for students today and the ongoing … Read More

TV | Mr Selfridge – Excluding the ludicrous plot twists that Downton is forever pulling out of a dusty closet

5 years ago / 0 comments

Mr Selfridge will forever fall into the same category as Downton Abbey, and as such, it has a lot to live up to. As glossy and well loved as Downton undoubtedly is, Mr Selfridge certainly seems to be holding its own. Screenwriter Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice) knows how to create … Read More