Family Events at Leeds Museums

We support the work of Leeds Museums for all audiences, so for families over the next few months, here is a snapshot of what Leeds Museums has to offer you.

During March

SatARTday 3rd March, 10am to 3pm, Artspace @ Leeds Art Gallery
A fun workshop for families to explore new art ideas and ways of making.  Each event will introduce a new artwork.
Saturday 10 March, 2pm to 4pm, Abbey House: Abbey House Investigations
Grab a police helmet and squeeky truncheon and join our team of detectives to solve this week’s mystery object, history mystery or time tangle!
Saturday 17 March, 10am -12 noon, Leeds Museum Discovery Centre: Swan songs
Discover bygone objects and learn how changes inb social history brought about their extinction.
Sunday 18 March, 11am -12 noon and 1:30pm – 3:30pm: Frirndly Flowers
Make your own beautiful tissue paper flower bouquet for Mother’s Day. Give them to a special person who has been a Mum to you of keep them yourself!
During April
Tuesday 3 to Thurs 5 April, 11am to 3pm, Leeds City Museum: Make your own Historic Hats
Come along and have a go at making your own hat, you can make yourself look like a Pharaoh or design your own Easter bonnet.
Tuesday 10 April, 2pm, Thwaite Mills: Wash Day
Join Molly the washer woman as she does the weekly wash!
Saturday 21 April and Sunday 30 April, all day, Leeds Art Gallery
Creative activities to spark the imagination inspired by paintings by artist, Fiona Rae.
Saturday 28 April, 11am to 3pm, Leeds Art Gallery: Picture Lending Scheme
Join Leeds Art Gallery’s picture lending scheme and borrow artworks to take home for just £4 per month (minimum loan period 3 months). Select your pictures at the Gallery on Saturday 29 October. For more information visit:


Find out more about what’s going on across the Museums throughout the year on the Museums and Galleries website.