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Crazy country customs

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre

15 December 2012 10:00am - 12:00pm

Workshop for families.


Come have a go at flonking the dwile and take part in our evil spirit-scaring tin can band!

Join us for our annual sideways view of the festive season as we look into some of the stranger midwinter customs and celebrations from around the UK.

Price:   Free

Contact details:   Booking is required, please contact (0113) 214 1548.

Additional information:  


Leeds Museum Discovery Centre 

Carlisle Road
LS10 1LB

t.   0113 378 2100


Leeds Museum Discovery Centre is a unique museum resource. Housing and caring for Leeds' fantastic collections, the Discovery Centre is a state-of-the-art storage facility. The Discovery Centre will open on Saturdays and Sundays for advertised workshops and conferences only, these need to be booked in advance. Please refer to the specific event for times.


Baby change
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Education facilities


For information on access at this venue, please look for the link under 'related pages' or visit http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/discoverycentre/Access-at-Leeds-Museum-Discovery-Centre.aspx
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Public transport  

Finding your way to the Discovery Centre. By bus: Bus number 28 runs between Leeds City Centre and the Discovery Centre. By train: The Discovery Centre is a 2.2 mile walk from Leeds railway station. By car: If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS10 1LB. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676.


A large free car park is situated on site with access from Sayner Lane. This includes disabled parking (two designated bays).

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