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Historical Event, Thu 19 Apr 2018

Lunchtime Talk: Stories from the Gypsy, Traveller

Lunchtime Talk: Stories from the Gypsy, Traveller


Archivist Caroline Bolton reveals the stories behind the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma Collections at the University of Leeds.

The exhibition Rights and Romance: Representing Gypsy Lives features material from Leeds University Library Special Collections’ Gypsy, Traveller and Roma Collections.

In this talk hear about the collectors who donated the artworks, photographs, printed books and manuscripts to the University. Discover the often hidden histories of the diverse communities that feature in the archive.

Image: Pencil drawing by Joseph Appleyard. © David Appleyard. Reproduced by permission of Special Collections, University of Leeds

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Thu 19 Apr 2018 13:00 to 14:00



    Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery


    Parkinson Building,
    Woodhouse Lane,
    University of Leeds,
    LS2 9JT



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    Map reference: SE 295347  Lat: 53.80848 Long: -1.55279

    By Car:

    From Leeds city centre take the A660 towards Skipton. After one mile the main University building is on your left. The Gallery is situated in the Parkinson building on Woodhouse Lane. The entrance is off the south end of the Parkinson Court (turn left at main reception desk). There is wheelchair access to the gallery from the north entrance of the Parkinson Building (via Chemistry) with a disabled parking space nearby.

    By Public Transport:

    Buses 1,56,85,96,96A,97,97A and X84 from Leeds city-centre stop outside the Parkinson Building.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • 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
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality