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Lecture at Leeds Minster

Leeds in Your Lunch Hour

Wed 8th Feb

1.00pm - 1.45pm

Millennium Square: Leeds’ Grand Project for the Year 2000
Lecture by Dr Kevin Grady

Organized by Leeds Civic Trust

We are pleased to welcome Leeds Civic Trust and noted Leeds historian Dr Kevin Grady to present his 16th annual series of free lunchtime lectures every Wednesday in February.

An introduction to today’s lecture may be found below. Entry is free and open to all. There will be a retiring collection, split between Leeds Civic Trust and the Minster.

Millennium Square – the Leeds’ Millennium Project – plays a very important role in the life of Leeds City Centre. Twenty years on from its creation, this lively lecture traces the historic antecedents of the square, and the challenges and controversies surrounding its creation and those of its surrounding buildings, most notably the City Museum and the Carriageworks Theatre.

This is the second in a series of lectures: