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Workshop/Course, Fri 18 Sep 2020


Study Day: Death and Disease in 19th Century Leeds

Study Day: Death and Disease in 19th Century Leeds


Come and explore the darker sides of Leeds through the collections at Abbey House including items not usually on display.  We will talk adress a range of issues including some of the Victorian traditions relating to death and mourning and you will have chance to access a range of our mourning and other related ephemera collections up close.

Cost is £12 , paid on the day, and includes lunch in the New Gate House Cafe. Pre booking is essential  (email, or tel. 0113 3784079)

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Fri 18 Sep 2020 11:00 to 15:00


Please ring or email to pre book. Payment taken on the day.

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Abbey Walk,
Abbey Road,



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Map reference: SE 259363  Lat: 53.82237 Long: -1.60710

By Car - from Leeds City Centre follow the A65 (Kirkstall Road) for approximately 2 ½ miles. Abbey House can be found on your right approximately ¼ mile after the Kirkstall Retail Park, opposite Kirkstall Abbey.

Public Transport - Abbey House is located directly on a well serviced bus route.

Buses: 33, 33a and 757 travel from the city centre to Kirkstall Road.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Headingley & Kirkstall Forge station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups