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4 Sep 2018 - 4 Dec 2018

Busy Beavers

Free, drop in play and craft activities, inspired by our latest exhibition. Beavers to Weavers: the wonderful world of animal…

15 Nov 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Talk: Women’s Relief Work in War and Peace

It is often claimed that women won the vote in 1918 as a result of their contribution in the First…

1 Aug 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

Rhian Malin – Ceramic Showcase

Hand-painted wheel thrown porcelain with cobalt-blue decoration by this talented ceramicist.  The beauty of imperfection is explored through applying geometric…

20 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018

Jersey Boys

The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is coming to Leeds! This smash hit musical has won 57 major awards…

14 Apr 2018 - 21 Oct 2018

Wool Stories

Discover felt-making and original felt artworks made by members of the International Feltmaking Association in response to the collections at…

26 May 2018 - 1 Feb 2019

Inspiring Enterprise

Be inspired by Leeds’ rich enterprise scene in this display which has been co-curated by local entrepreneurs and students. Boasting…

31 Mar 2018 - 24 Nov 2018

Kirkstall Abbey Markets

Enjoy food from around the world at Yorkshire’s most scenic deli markets! On the last weekend of every month (Mar-Nov),…

30 Jun 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

The Wonder of Woodcuts – Print Exhibition

Printmakers Andy English and Jonathan Ashworth (pictured) come together in this remarkable look at the skilful printmaking technique of woodcutting.  Both…

18 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019

Shrek The Musical

Following the unprecedented success of the first ever UK and Ireland Tour, the larger-than-life production will be returning to Leeds Grand…

20 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018

A Woman’s Place?

On the centenary of women first getting the vote, A Woman’s Place? looks at the struggles and progress of women…

17 Oct 2018 - 7 Nov 2018

Stewart Francis – Into The Punset

The star of ‘Mock the Week’, ‘Live at the Apollo’ and ‘Crackerjack’ embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his…

13 Dec 2018 & 14 Dec 2018

Ross Noble – El Hablador

_Who is El Hablador?_  It’s Ross Noble.  _No, but who is the one they call El Hablador?   _I just said, it…

9 Mar 2018 - 9 Nov 2018

Lindy Fridays Big Night Out

Party like its 1935 at Lindy Fridays Big Night Out! Dance the night away to jazzy tunes from the swing…

18 Jun 2018 - 17 Dec 2018

The Chemic Tavern Pub Quiz!

Come down for our weekly General Knowledge Quiz!  Featuring our hilarious Geordie quizmaster Jamie, plus special guest readers and themed…

28 Nov 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Talk: Yorkshire’s First Female Doctor

One of the very first British women to qualify as a doctor lived and worked in Leeds. Join Vine Pemberton Joss…

24 Mar 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

Mining Memories

This community curated display reveals how the hardships of working down the pit forged strong bonds of loyalty and friendship….

19 Oct 2018 7:30pm

Pete Firman: Marvels

Pete Firman is one of the UK’s most popular magicians and he’s back on the road with his astonishing new…

One Friday a month

Leeds City Museum Community Choir

We are starting a new community choir at Leeds City Museum in 2017. The choir will take inspiration from the…