Leeds University Library

Histories of theatre in Leeds and West Yorkshire: playbills, programmes and archives

Published Monday 22 December 2014

Detail from a 19th Century Playbill, held by Leeds Central Library, and available online at http://www.leodis.net/playbills/

Lunchtime talk at Leeds Central Library (15 Jan) and the Brotherton Library (29 Jan)

From 19th century playbills to the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds and West Yorkshire have a vibrant and fascinating theatrical heritage. Join us to explore the complementary collections in the University Library's Special Collections and the Local and Family History Library.

The Leeds Town Hall lunchtime talks, focus on items held in Special Collections. Events are free, but please book to reserve your place.

Can't make the talk?

Take a look at our online exhibitions to discover more of our unique and intriguing items.