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Leeds City Walking Tours #17: The City’s Future After the Pandemic – Part 3

Wed 1st Jul '20, 2:00pm

Resident geographer Rachael Unsworth looks ahead to how we might transform our city after coronavirus.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #16: The City’s Future After the Pandemic – Part 2

Tue 30th Jun '20, 12:00pm

Resident geographer Rachael Unsworth looks ahead to how we might transform our city in the years to come.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #15: The City’s Future After the Pandemic – Part 1

Mon 29th Jun '20, 12:00pm

Resident geographer Rachael Unsworth begins to explore what we might strive to create next in our city following the coronavirus pandemic.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #14: Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society – Part 2

Wed 24th Jun '20, 11:00am

Rachael Unsworth charts the evolution of the Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #13: Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society – Part 1

Tue 23rd Jun '20, 11:00am

Rachael Unsworth charts the origins and evolution of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #12: The making of the East End of Leeds Part 2 – Across the Beck to Quarry Hill and The Bank

Mon 15th Jun '20, 11:00am

Why did problems arise in the areas of housing developed on the fields beyond the medieval streets?

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Leeds City Walking Tours #11: The Making of the East End of Leeds Part 1 – The Medieval Town Overflows

Tue 9th Jun '20, 11:00am

What was housing like in the old town of Leeds as it started to expand in the late 18th century?

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Leeds City Walking Tours #10: The Life and Works of John Smeaton

Mon 8th Jun '20, 11:00am

In celebration of his birthday, Rachael Unsworth takes us on a tour of the remarkable life and accomplishments of East Leeds civil engineer John Smeaton.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #9: Stories of Methodism in Leeds

Fri 29th May '20, 12:00pm

ELFM resident geographer Rachael Unsworth explores how Methodism came to Leeds and changed the city, including the creation of ELFM's own home, the Seacroft Methodist Chapel.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #8: Leeds Town Hall

Tue 26th May '20, 12:00pm

The splendid Leeds Town Hall and the creative contributions by Cuthbert Broderick, Catherine Mawer and others who shaped it, presented by ELFM resident geographer Rachael Unsworth.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #7: Spirits of Innovation

Thu 21st May '20, 12:00pm

Stories of some of the key figures that help establish Leeds as a hub of industrialism.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #6: Leeds Cradle of Innovation

Wed 20th May '20, 12:00pm

ELFM resident geographer Rachael Unsworth takes us on a tour of the enchanting book "Leeds Cradle of Innovation."

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Leeds City Walking Tours #5: The 250th Anniversary of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Tue 19th May '20, 12:00pm

Rachael Unsworth takes us on a sound rich walking tour of Leeds' bridges and evokes the history of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #4: The Dark Arches

Wed 13th May '20, 12:00pm

Rachael takes us to the cavernous realm beneath Leeds Train Station and along the River Aire.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #3: Leeds City Square

Tue 12th May '20, 12:00pm

Host Rachael Unsworth guides us through Leeds City Square featuring the Black Prince sculpture and other landmarks.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #2: White Cloth Hall and The Corn Exchange

Mon 11th May '20, 12:00pm

We go on a walking tour through some key locales in Leeds' commercial history, including the original White Cloth Hall from 1711 and the Corn Exchange.

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Leeds City Walking Tours #1: The Briggate

Tue 5th May '20, 12:00pm

Host Rachael Unsworth explores Leeds City Centre, including the Briggate during the height of the coronavirus lockdown in May 2020.