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  • White Rose Award Finalist
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Music, Sun 13 Nov 2016


Tournament Gallery

Tournament Gallery

Tournament Gallery


A film screening of the ground-breaking 1916 film, The Battle of the Somme, accompanied by live orchestral music.

Part of Somme100 FILM: an international project to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War Battle of the Somme, which was fought from July to November 1916.

This screening of the ground-breaking 1916 film, shot by Geoffrey Malins and John McDowell, will be accompanied by UK composer Laura Rossi’s acclaimed score, commissioned by the Imperial War Museum.

The music will be performed by Leeds College of Music Community Orchestra, conducted by Ben Crick.

The Battle of the Somme is a compelling documentary record of one of the key battles of the First World War and the first feature-length documentary record of combat. Seen by millions of British citizens within the first month of its release in cinemas in 1916, it allowed the civilian home-front audience to share the experiences of the front-line soldier.

The tragic events of the battle left a deep mark on the nation – nearly everyone in the UK will have an ancestor who fought or died at the Somme. This concert is an opportunity for us to remember and honour the sacrifice and courage of the men who fought one hundred years ago.

Join us on Remembrance Sunday for this memorable experience.
Adults: £5.00
Child (12+): £3.00

Booking is required, book online via the website -

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Visitor Attraction of the Year 2004. White Rose Tourism Award.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 13 Nov 2016 15:00 to 17:00 15:00 to 17:00
Suitable for aged 12+


£ 5 adult, £3 concessions



    Armouries Drive,
    LS10 1LT



    See location of Royal Armouries Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 309329  Lat: 53.79187 Long: -1.53226

    By Road:
    From M621 turn off at jct 4 south Leeds. Follow signs for Leeds city centre then follow the brown tourist signs for the museum.

    By Public Transport:
    After leaving Leeds Railway Station, turn left onto City Square, the right along Boar Lane. Keep going until you are behind The Corn Exchange, and follow Assembly Street round until you reach The Calls. Cross over and pass 42 The Calls Hotel on your right, then cross over Leeds Centenery Footbridge. Over the bridge, walk across Brewery Wharf, past Jurys Inn and over Bowman Lane.. Armouries Drive is directly opposite, follow the signs for the musuem. The walk from Leeds Railway Station takes approximately 20 minutes, or 5 minutes in a taxi.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds City Station station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

    Visitor Attraction of the Year 2004. White Rose Tourism Award.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • Yesis solid
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
      • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
      • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
      • YesTo the gift shop
    • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
    • YesBaby changing facilities


    • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
    • YesClear signage
    • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
    • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
    • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
    • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
    • YesAudible alarm system


    • YesEntrance is well lit
    • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


    • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls