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"Medieval Leeds" - A Guided Supper Walk

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Leeds Civic Trust

17 Wharf Street

Leeds

LS2 7EQ

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Welcome to our NEW FORMAT SUPPER WALKS!

Once again Leeds Civic Trust is running its popular series of early evening supper walks, each themed around a particular period in Leeds' history and architecture, but this year with a new format: food will now be served prior to the walk, to make it possible for people coming straight from work to be able to join us without having to go home first.


MEDIEVAL LEEDS

Today, Briggate (literally gate to the bridge) is the one of the main shopping streets in Leeds, but more importantly it is a medieval survivor of the beginnings of the centre of Leeds, along with Kirkgate which leads to Leeds Minster (which had a presence on this site from very early times). This walk will highlight the locations of the Manor House, Corn Mill and other vestiges of Medieval Leeds – including our medieval boundaries (marked by Bar Stones – and now a complete set of Leeds Civic Trust Blue Plaques). A walk describing the earliest beginnings of Leeds.


The Trust will open its doors to 'walkers' from 5.45pm onwards. Food will be served from 6pm onwards (buffet style supper with wine, beer and soft drinks). Our bookshop will be open during this time to give you an opportunity to browse and make purchases.

The walk will start at 6.45pm and last approximately 1.5 hours. The distance covered is moderate but you will need to be prepared for frequent stops at points of interest along the route.

The walk will end at a central location in Leeds city centre (depending on walk theme: in the Briggate, Vicar Lane, Headrow, Kirkgate area) from where you can make your way back to your cars, or major public transport arteries - or indeed, to restaurants, bars or pubs for further refreshments!

Please note: The Trust premises will be closed when you return from the walk, so please make sure you take all your belongings and shop purchases with you when you set off for the walk.

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