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    Bronze Statue of the goddess ‘Circe’ by Alfred Drury (1856-1944)

    Bronze Statue of the goddess ‘Circe’ by Alfred Drury (1856-1944)
    October 25, 2010
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    The sculptor, Alfred Drury, made his name with the statue “Circe”, originally commissioned for Leeds Art Gallery in 1894, when …Read the Rest

    The Day We Sat Down In The Road.

    The Day We Sat Down In The Road.
    October 25, 2010
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    Anti-War Protests – Boar Lane,Thursday, March 20th, 2003. In the previous weeks, thousands of people had marched in London, but …Read the Rest

    Marsh Lane Tenements

    Marsh Lane Tenements
    October 6, 2010
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    Marsh Lane Tenements: (Just before the Mill Street student residences, on the opposite side of the road, or, just down …Read the Rest

    The Duchess

    The Duchess
    October 6, 2010
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    Shoppers passing Hugo Boss’ store today might find it hard to believe that Nirvana, Radiohead, Coldplay, Pulp, Manic Street Preachers, Blur, …Read the Rest

    The Dark Arches

    The Dark Arches
    October 6, 2010
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    For me this has always been a place of mystery and enchantment, one of the few, rare sites where we …Read the Rest

    The Dripping Riots

    The Dripping Riots
    September 27, 2010
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    When Eliza Stafford left Armley Prison by a back door on Wednesday 22nd February 1865 she was unaware of the …Read the Rest

    Reclaim the Streets

    Reclaim the Streets
    September 27, 2010
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    A Street party of another kind. That’s how I remember my first Reclaim the Streets action in Leeds. Over the …Read the Rest

    Once upon a time…

    Once upon a time…
    September 9, 2010
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    Through this site and locations across the city we aim to create a narrative for Leeds which reflects our experience …Read the Rest