Leeds celebrates 70 years of British achievement, creativity, and diversity with a specially commissioned street photography exhibition for the Platinum Jubilee

Leeds is celebrating the Platinum Jubilee this summer with the launch of a free to view photographic street exhibition showcasing 70 years of achievement throughout Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Since 6 February 1952, when Princess Elizabeth acceded to the throne to become Queen Elizabeth II, this country has celebrated many national and local…

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Artist’s captivating moonlit masterpiece comes home to Leeds

An atmospheric riverside scene created by one of the city’s most celebrated artists is coming home after being acquired by Leeds Art Gallery. Reflections on the Aire – on strike was painted by Leeds-born John Atkinson Grimshaw in 1879, a rare example of one of his signature ‘moonlit’ scenes combined with a social message. Showing…

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