Tag: Armley Mills

Exhibition celebrates Leeds loco links with Sierra Leone

The 100th birthday of a locomotive called Nellie transported to Sierra Leone by Hunslet-based Manning Wardle & Company during the First World War will form part of a special exhibition set to open its doors this Saturday at a popular city museum. If you’ve ever looked round the exhibition at

Middleton Railway host Festival of Transport 2013

  If you’re a fan of vintage transport you’re in for a treat this weekend at Middleton Railway. Middleton Railway has teamed up with the Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills to organise the Festival of Transport 2013. The Festival runs from Saturday to Monday over the bank holiday weekend

We, the people of Leeds, have more in common with Bangladesh than we think!

Yesterday we, the community reporting students, visited the Leeds City Museum. The museum is an array of short exhibits with one exhibit in particular on Leeds itself and includes an interesting section on the woolen trade. Spinning wool and flax (we get linen from flax) was once huge business in

South Leeds and beyond: An Easter what’s on

As everyone here at South Leeds Life looks towards taking a well-earned Easter break, we thought it would be nice to put together a short list of some of the things you can look forward to over the holiday weekend. Feel free to add anything we’ve inadvertently missed out in