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Museums and galleries

Politics in Nineteenth Century Leeds 1790 to 1851

Temple Newsam House

28 February 2013 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Talk suitable for adults 18+.


Drawing on pictures and objects from the museum's collections, this talk explores local politics during an era of turbulent social and economic change as growing numbers sought the vote, Tories vied with Whigs and merchants battled manufacturers for control of the town's affairs.

Please note this talk will also run at 5:30pm to 6pm.


Price:   Free

Contact details:   Please contact the museum direct if you have any queries.

Additional information:  


Leeds City Museum 

Millennium 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


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