Waterways & Bridges of Leeds

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Waterways & Bridges of Leeds

28th June 2022 - 28th June 2022

The River Aire has been used and abused. It's yielded water, fish and power. It's acted as a trade artery and a drain. It's brought prosperity and disaster. The completion of the Navigation and then the Leeds & Liverpool Canal made Leeds an inland port. Learn about the changing economic and water environment, the harnessing of the river, the investment in channels, weirs, wharfs, crossings and flood defences. And what role will the waterways play in the future of the city? Meet in Riverside Court, off Call Lane, on Left Bank Exact location https://what3words.com/select.aura.falls Finishes at Granary Wharf at about 21:00