Tag: Leeds City Museum

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 of the River – Town and Gown

I struggled through the snow into the city centre on Saturday for a Science Fair at the City Museum. I don’t know how long this has been going on but the organisers date back to 1819. There’s something rather wonderful in the fact that the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society