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Step Back in Time at the Grand Arcade


Join Our Handmade Collective, Just Grand! Vintage Tearooms and Leeds Back In The Day for a day of Heritage, History and Highlights

Treasure the Treasures on your Doorstep!
Saturday 10 September


  • Join the residents of the historic Grand Arcade on Saturday 10th September 11am - 5pm with a FREE exhibition of the Grand Arcade Through the Ages. Step Back in Time with Just Grand! Vintage Tearooms with a Victorian themed menu and slideshow. See Behind the Scenes of the fabled WM Potts Clock with Our Handmade Collective. Attend the Leeds Back in The Day exclusive 2017 Calendar Launch and share your memories of Leeds in days gone by. Get Creative with the makers of Our Handmade Collective by stamping Vintage Spoons or making Vintage Button Rings. See how the Grand Arcade has undergone regeneration over the last few years to become fully occupied once again with a host of Independent businesses forming a new community and support local businesses by paying a visit!

  • The free Behind the Scenes Tours of the Potts Clock at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, please meet outside Our Handmade Collective just before the hour. Events and workshops will be running from 11am – 5pm in the main Grand Arcade, at Just Grand! Vintage Tearooms and Our Handmade Collective.

  • The Grand Arcade is situated in LS1, access off New Briggate just after the Grand Theatre, or off Vicar Lane next to Zaap Thai. It is the second oldest Shopping Arcade in Leeds City Centre and is home to one of WM Potts Clocks.

  • No booking needed, exhibition and clock tours are free to the public. Creative activities at Our Handmade Collective will occur a small fee.



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