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Historical Event, Wed 22 Apr 2020


Parklife: When Roundhay Park Went Pop

Parklife: When Roundhay Park Went Pop


Roundhay Park has played host to some of the more iconic pop and rock concerts in recent Leeds history, in addition to having a long musical heritage. Join Dr Peter Mills as he explores Roundhay Park's part in live music through personal recollections, photos and objects including gig tickets and programmes.

A talk to tie in with Abbey House Museum's 2020 exhibition, 'Sounds Of Our City'.

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

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Dates Times
Wed 22 Apr 2020 14:45 to 15:45


Pre-booking essential, talk is £5.45 and includes admission to the rest of the museum.  phone the number above or email - payment taken on day of event.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 23 Feb Exhibition - Light For Leeds
Sun 23 Feb Sounds of Our City
Sat 25 Jan - Thu 31 Dec Sounds of Our City
Tue 25 - Fri 28 Feb Exhibition - Light For Leeds
Tue 25 - Fri 28 Feb Sounds of Our City
Wed 26 Feb Talk - Queer Vibes, with Dr Ross Horsley



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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