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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- Temple Newsam certificate

From 1915-17, at the height of the First World War, many injured soldiers were nursed back to health in Temple Newsam House’s historic halls. Like...

Museum marks Black History Month with WW1 events

Museum-goers in Leeds can learn more about the role the city’s diverse communities played in the First World War as part of Black History...

Bizarre Customs collection to be revealed in Leeds

A weird and wonderful collection of objects seized from smugglers is being revealed in an exclusive museum Twitter tour next week. The bizarre array of...

Exhibition turns back the clock to celebrate 70 years of growing...

More than seventy years of memories and nostalgia have been brought together for a new exhibition celebrating growing up in Leeds. The Decades of Youth...

Object of the week- Silver epergne

Decorative and glamorous, Temple Newsam’s silver epergne fittingly once belonged to a celebrated Paris socialite. The dazzling centrepiece was made by Thomas Pitts in 1759...

Top artist Ashley Jackson puts Temple Newsam’s stunning landscapes in the...

World-renowned artist Ashley Jackson will get some inspiration from the beautiful grounds of Temple Newsam during a special watercolour painting demonstration. Visitors can join the...

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