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Ageing well free taster event for 60plus

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9 October 2012 - 9 October 2012

Ageing well in Leeds event


Try something new – FREE taster event for 60+

Come and join in the fun and talk to local organisations and groups. Drop-in anytime at the Leeds Arena in the City Museum on 9th October 1.30pm - 4pm. There’ll be a range of activities, ALL FREE, including the following :-

Lifelong Learning
Arts and Crafts
Local heritage
Social opportunities
Support and activities for people who are living with dementia
Readers/ Readers’ groups
The event is supported by Europe Direct Leeds, Leeds Older People’s Forum and Leeds City Council to celebrate the European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between generations, and as part of the Ageing Well in Leeds initiative.

Venue: Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH

Price:   FREE

Contact details:   For more information: Enquiry Express Tel: 0113 247 6016 Email: enquiry.express@leeds.gov.uk

Additional information:  


Leeds City Museum 

Millenium Square

t.   0113 224 3732


Visit Leeds City Museum and come face-to-face with the Leeds Tiger, step into 'Ancient Worlds' and see the final resting place of the Leeds Mummy and even dig for fossils in the 'Life on Earth' gallery.


Education facilities
Play area
Baby change
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms


Follow the link on the right for more information about access at Leeds City Museum.

Public transport  

Getting to Leeds City Museum. By bus: Leeds City Museum is a 15 minute walk from the city centre bus station. By train: The Museum is a 10 minute walk from Leeds Railway Station. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676 or visit www.wymetro.com. By car: Leeds City Museum is well serviced by all routes travelling to the city-centre. If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS2 8BH.


Metered street parking is available nearby on Rossington Street and Cookridge Street.

Secure car parking is available in Woodhouse Lane, The Light, Merrion Centre and Rose Bowl car parks, which are a 5 or 10 minute walk from the Gallery.

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