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Get involved in community activities at Temple Newsam!

You can go behind the scenes at all of the nine Leeds Museums & Galleries sites! Explore 500 years of history at Temple Newsam House! The stately home, its collections and park land serve as inspiration for many community groups to work on projects, learn and be creative.

Click on the links below to discover how you can join in…

Click to expandJoin a Creative Project



There are lots of varied opportunities and potential for creative activities at Temple Newsam!

Osmondthorpe Pottery group (pictured above) created pottery based on the Leeds Creamware Pottery Collection at Temple Newsam, while the City of Leeds YMCA Sewing Group made a vibrant community wall hanging about the history of Temple Newsam.


Find out more:
If your community group may be interested in working with Temple Newsam House, click on the 'How to Get Involved' link below for up-to-date contact information.

Click to expandTour hidden Temple Newsam!



​Your group can explore this impressive historic house from the rooftops to secret passageways with our special tours!

Find out more:
To book, click on the 'How to Get Involved' link below for up-to-date contact information or call 0113 336 7460.

Check the LS Events website for other events at Temple Newsam.

Click to expandCan We Bring Objects to You?



​All of the nine Leeds Museums & Galleries sites can bring objects to you.

Museum staff regularly give talks and take artefacts out to day centres and community groups. These handling objects spark discussion, reminiscences and creative responses.

Find out more:
To enquire about an object-handling visit, simply click on the 'How to Get Involved' link below for up-to-date staff contact details.

Click to expandHow to Get Involved

If you would like to find out more about opportunities at Temple Newsam, please contact Assistant Community Curator Helen Pratt.

Email: helen.pratt@leeds.gov.uk
Telephone: 0113 3367393 

Postal address: Temple Newsam House, Temple Newsam, LS15 0AE

Get involved at other LMG sites:
Take a look at the rest of our 9 sites to uncover more activities and opportunities on your doorstep.

You can also browse our latest volunteer roles and internships.

Volunteer roles at Leeds Museums & Galleries

Project placements and opportunities to gain experience at Leeds Museums & Galleries