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Historical Event, Fri 13 Sep 2019, free entry


Coupons, Quality and Civilian Clothing: M&S in the

Coupons, Quality and Civilian Clothing: M&S in the


Did you know that ‘slacks’ were a bestseller at M&S during the war? Or that M&S technologists advised the Government on clothing rationing? With photographs, documents and original garments, discover how M&S provided for customers despite the challenges of the Second World War.  Talk byKatie Cameron, Archive & Outreach Officer, M&S Company Archive. 

Part of our Sociable History Club series of talks.  Free refreshments.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 13 Sep 2019 10:30 to 00:00


Free entry



    Millennium Square,
    LS2 8BH



    See location of Leeds City Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 299340  Lat: 53.80145 Long: -1.54749

    How to find us
    Leeds City Museum is located in the city centre, on Millennium Square.
    By public transport: A 10 minute walk from Leeds railway station and a 15 minute walk from the city centre bus station.
    By car: On street parking is available on Rossington Street and Cookridge Street. Woodhouse Lane, The Light, Merrion Centre, St John’s Centre and Rose Bowl car parks are all a 5 or 10 minute walk from the museum.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups