City’s faiths united in abbey’s war and peace display

Inspiring stories of faith, heroism and compassion are being retold through a collection of powerful artworks and images displayed in the stunning ruins of Kirkstall Abbey. The new Faith in Peace and War display, in the abbey’s nave from November 1, is part of the city’s commemorations to mark 100 years since the signing…

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Young curators pay tribute to city’s own flying aces

They were the daredevil Yorkshire pilots who courageously took to the skies during the historic air battles of the First World War. Now the heroic exploits of local RAF servicemen are being celebrated in a new museum display put together by two young history enthusiasts. Joe Enright, 18, and Callum Clarke, 19, both members…

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Sea of flowers covers museum’s giant map of Leeds

A beautiful sea of thousands of handmade forget me nots has appeared at Leeds City Museum to raise awareness of dementia. The flowers, which symbolise love and memories, have been created by residents and organisations across Leeds ahead of International Day of Older People this Sunday, October 1. Staff and volunteers at the museum…

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