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Outdoor Event, Sun 29 Dec 2019

Leeds in 1819 - Part I: Holbeck to Briggate

Leeds in 1819 - Part I: Holbeck to Briggate

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_A walk that takes you back to late Georgian Leeds_

Two hundred years ago Leeds was in the thick of the ‘industrial revolution’. Who were the influential people and what were the main events of note? How were the townspeople earning their living and what were they concerned about? What was the state of health care, education and cultural life? How did people, materials, goods, energy and ideas move around? Where was it all heading?

After the great reviews for the earlier tours on this theme, you have another chance to come and imagine yourself meeting the characters and seeing some of the places where they lived and learned, worked and worshipped, dispensed medical care, justice, credit or beer.

_Meet next to the Welcome to Yorkshire office, behind the Midnight Bell pub in the Round Foundry, Holbeck. The story continues after lunch with Part II - from the middle of town to the West End._

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Facilities for groupsOn-site cateringAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Sun 29 Dec 2019 11:00 to 13:00

Prices

£10 per person

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    Leeds City Walking Tours - Rachael Unswo

    Address

    101 Water Lane,
    Leeds,
    LS11 5QN

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    Map reference: SE 296329  Lat: 53.79158 Long: -1.55215

    By Car: Take the A653 into Leeds or follow the loop road and follow signs for Mint Hotel. Go past Bridgewater Place (large tall building) and head down Water Lane. Ignore signs for Mint Hotel from now on. Stay on the road for 1/4 mile and the bar is on the left.

    By Public Transport:

    Come out of Leeds station and head down the tunnel onto Neville Street. Turn right and walk for 1/4 mile. At the traffic lights turn right into Water Lane. Then follow directions as above.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station

    Facilities

    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality