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Leeds statues trail

Melanie Hall

Leeds statues trail

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Published by Leeds Civic Trust in conjunction with Department of Planning, Leeds City Council in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Melanie Hall.
SeriesWalkabout series
ContributionsLeeds Civic Trust., Leeds (England). Planning Department.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22318788M
ISBN 100905671120
OCLC/WorldCa49652163

If statues could talk, what stories could they tell? This behind-the-scenes tour introduces Leeds' Talking Statues and the thinking behind them. Led by project producer Elizabeth Dearnley, this hour-long walk promises to be informative, funny and revealing. It even includes a game of .   University of Leeds News - University launches campus art trail with unveiling of Simon Fujiwara sculpture - A striking new sculpture by a rising star on the international art scene has been installed at the University. New artwork sculpture 'A Spire' by Simon Fujiwara plus public art trail launch. York Ice Trail Update We can confirm that York Ice Trail will be going ahead this weekend as planned. The organisers have been in close contact with the City of York Council who have received guidance from specialist services, including Public Health England, to ensure that York remains as a safe place to live, work and visit.


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