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Heritage Open Day: Lunchtime Tour of The Leeds Library

September 19 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

As part of Heritage Open Day we are offering tours and a chance to glimpse inside our Georgian Library. The Tour: Come and explore the treasures of The Leeds Library on our 30 minute lunchtime tour, with time to explore our current exhibition which will relate to our wonderful collection of old and new Leeds maps, books and pictures. Please note that tour spaces are limited so it is essential that you pre-book. Public Opening Times with Tours Friday 13 September: Access to exhibition…

Mythlexia: A Skirmish with myths and legends

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mythlexia: A Skirmish with myths and legends, featuring Amina Alyal, Pam Scobie and Hannah Stone 7-9pm, including interval Ever wondered what really happened to the Virgin Mary and Aphrodite? New takes on Daphne, Icarus, Ovid and more feature in this evening of poetry inspired by myths and legends. Three Yorkshire-based poets will share their sometimes surprising interpretations with you. There will be space for you to read, too, so look out your poem on the theme of a myth, and if…

Heritage Open Day: Lunchtime Tour of The Leeds Library

September 20 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

As part of Heritage Open Day we are offering tours and a chance to glimpse inside our Georgian Library. The Tour: Come and explore the treasures of The Leeds Library on our 30 minute lunchtime tour, with time to explore our current exhibition which will relate to our wonderful collection of old and new Leeds maps, books and pictures. Please note that tour spaces are limited so it is essential that you pre-book. Public Opening Times with Tours Friday 13 September: Access to exhibition…

Nowt but verse

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Nowt but verse Join Leeds based poet Hannah Stone for the first of a series of regular Friday Lunchtime poetry readings at Leeds Library. On 20 September her guest will be Maria Isakova Bennett. Hannah’s pamphlet Swn y Morloi and Maria’s …an ache in each welcoming kiss are the first two publications from Marsden’s own Maytree Press, featuring poems about the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and ekphrastic poetry from art galleries in Liverpool respectively. Maria publishes the prestigious art/poetry journal Coast…

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