Kirkgate Market, Leeds LS2 7JL, UK
About Kirkgate Market
The Leeds Kirkgate Market, often known as the Leeds City Market or simply the Kirkgate Markets is a large market hall in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The original markets was the birthplace of Marks & Spencer. The markets opened in 1822 and moved to their current home in 1900. The market hall has been extended several times and also incorporates an outdoor market.
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Leeds Cathedral, also known as St Anne’s Cathedral was built in the early 20th Century in the Arts and Crafts neo-gothic style. It contains war memorials, relics, and sculptures. Dedicated to Saint Anne, the mother of Our Lady, the Cathedral is situated in the heart of Leeds city center and contrasts with the surrounding new hotels and office blocks, The Light shopping center, and the Victorian Town Hall.
The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds, funded by The Henry Moore Foundation. An award-winning exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive, the Institute hosts a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences, lectures, research, and publications that aim to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture.
Leeds Art Gallery in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, is a gallery which was part of the Leeds Museums & Galleries group. The gallery has one of the most significant collections of 20th-century British art outside London. It showcases a wealth of paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and new media by well-known artists and presents a dynamic exhibitions programme that includes the prestigious Northern Art Prize.
Leeds City Museum offers an exciting, fun, and interactive day out for all the family. There are six galleries for you to visit. Come and find the Leeds Tiger in the Life on Earth Gallery or get interactive by camouflaging yourself. Discover the mummy of Nesyammun in the Ancient Worlds Gallery or try a game of Greek Gods and Goddesses Top Trumps. The museum is home to over one million objects, collected since 1819, that give insights into the evolving natural world, human history, and culture.
Surrounded by some of the city's most important buildings, including the Town Hall, Civic Hall, Leeds General Infirmary, and the Civic Theatre, Millennium Square is the new heart of Leeds city center. The site includes areas for staged performances such as outdoor theatre, pop concerts, operatic and orchestral performances, as well as civic ceremonies, fairs, markets, and street entertainment.
Leeds Town Hall was built between 1853 and 1858 on The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, to a design by architect Cuthbert Brodrick. It was planned to include law courts, a council chamber, a public hall, a suite of ceremonial entertaining rooms and municipal offices. With the building of the Civic Hall in 1933 some of those functions moved away and it became essentially a public hall and law courts.
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