Saturday, August 15, 2020

Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Mark’s History: A walk that shows best of Armley Mills and its weir

When I am out and about looking at old buildings I always start with the back first, writes Mark Stevenson.

Kirkstall: Work starts today on £112 million flood defences

Work has started on flood defences to protect Leeds city centre and the Kirkstall Valley. Construction on the second...

130-year-old selfie recreated at Kirkstall Abbey

A historic photo thought to be one of the world’s oldest selfies has been recreated more than 130 years after it was...

Live in LS12? Entry to Armley Mills Museum is now only £1

Fascinating photos capturing life at what was once the world’s biggest woollen mill have been revealed ahead of a new museum project...

Plans to repair and preserve historic Armley Mills submitted

A raft of plans to carry conservation repairs to a number of Grade II* and Grade II listed buildings at the historic...

Leeds To Innovation exhibition inspires at Armley Mills

Words: Iola Shaw Images: Mindy Goose Leeds, the city of 1,000 trades, risks exceeding...

Kirkstall Forge founder Betty Beecroft remembered at Armley exhibition

It's more than 300 years since shrewd businesswoman Elizabeth Beecroft first hammered out a successful career at one of the world's oldest...

West Leeds is blooming great in floral contest

The Yorkshire in Bloom results are in and it’s been another strong showing for West Leeds this year as Calverley won silver...

Artwork will show legacy of Kirkstall Forge founder Betty Beecroft

Armley-based Leeds Industrial Museum is seeking an artist to work on a new commission for its forthcoming exhibition, Leeds to Innovation.

Armley Mills’ crane collection reaches new heights thanks to Pudsey business

For more than a century it was a tried and tested piece of West Leeds engineering that helped keep the proud story...

Historic fire engine (and a Bramley Baths fan) at heart of Armley exhibition

Almost 130 years since it was first in service, a mechanised masterpiece at Armley's Leeds Industrial Museum will be firing visitors'...

Mark’s History: Mystery of the canal bridge markings explained

Bridge 224A on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal near Armley Mills is a truss bridge that was originally built in 1846 for the Leeds...