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The Treasures of the Brotherton

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Free to all

The Treasures of the Brotherton is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

The Treasures of the Brotherton gallery takes visitors on a journey through Leeds University Library Galleries’ renowned special collections of historic books and manuscripts.

Located beneath the iconic Parkinson Tower, this permanent display explores the history of writing from hand to print, Babylonian clay tablet to the unique beauty of modern artists' books.

The Treasures of the Brotherton also houses handwritten materials by the Brontës, Elizabeth Gaskell and Evelyn Waugh, alongside manuscripts by the finest contemporary writers and rare book from around the world.

Additionally, two changing exhibitions a year explore a particular subject in depth, and there's a lively programme of events including talks, hands-on activities, and craft workshops.

The Treasures of the Brotherton

Parkinson Building, Woodhouse Lane, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT

(0)113 343 2778


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Free to all

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