They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating at the Speed Dating in Leeds.
What happens at a Speed Dating in Leeds event At a Speed Dating in Leeds event, you will have four minutes to chat to each date, Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether you would like to see them again.
Luckily, since you will be meeting many amazing other singles at our Speed Dating in Leeds events, you can tick as many as you like.
These performers would be the main entertainment for the evening, above a range of singers, dancers and comedians.” Vickie from our Art Library spoke about this fascinating little book of cartoons.
She says: “‘Comic Guide to the Leeds City Art Gallery’ was published in 1893 in aid of the Poor Children’s Summer Holiday Fund, which was set up to take disadvantaged inner-city kids to the seaside for a few weeks.
She describes it as: “This is one of our collection of prints showing the bread archway that was built to welcome the Duke and Duchess of York, who were visiting Leeds to open the new Medical school and Library at the Yorkshire college (later to become the University of Leeds).
Built on Commercial street out of 1500 loaves baked by W.
Peter Broderick, Project Worker at The Youth Association said, “It was a really inspiring evening.
We had a fantastic response from our elected members, who showed up and really engaged well with the young people present.
The city is dominated by the 13th-century York Minster, a centre of Christian life in Britain for more than 700 years.
Boys staying in York will want to visit the National Railway Museum with its collection of trains through the ages, while girls enjoy The Shambles, a series of cobbled lanes filled with quirky boutiques.
One that we particularly enjoyed took place last Thursday night, when we invited some adventurous and open-minded members of the public to “speed date” some of our favourite library treasures. this was the first time we’d ever run an event like this and even we weren’t sure exactly what might happen…) – eight Librarians (including representatives from the Brotherton Library at the University of Leeds) sat at eight tables with eight members of the public. – about their individually-selected item for three minutes, before a beautiful old-fashioned bell was ding-donged and each of our guests moved on to the next table, to be lovingly introduced to a new library treasure.
The event was a great success and we hope to run it again soon.
Yorkshire’s two main cities offer experiences at the opposite ends of the spectrum.