A girl smiling and listening to a story on her mobile phone surrounded by sketches from the story
Until Fri 31 Dec 2022
Stirring Up the Past
Guided Tours
Radio & Podcasts
Family friendly

 A storytelling walk around Leeds city centre for ages 9+

Take a walk through Leeds and go on a journey back in time to hear from some amazing people in history – war heroes, circus entertainers, suffragettes, and more! All you need is a mobile phone or MP3 player and headphones. This entertaining and engaging sound experience is free and perfect for the whole family to enjoy together.

Listen to all the stories and download a map to follow online here:

At each stop there is someone waiting to tell you an extraordinary story about their life and explain why the place where you are is important to them.

Discover the daring suffragette who went to Armley Jail after fighting for what she believed; a war hero defending a country he had just arrived in; a circus ringleader whose death-defying arena became the scene of a huge disaster; and a stall owner’s success turning his penny bazaar into one of the most famous stores in the world. It all started in the centre of Leeds...

Leeds City Centre

United Kingdom

53.7987896, -1.5416801

    Until Fri 31 Dec 2022
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    Mon 17 Jan 2022
    Tue 18 Jan 2022
    Wed 19 Jan 2022
    Thu 20 Jan 2022
    Fri 21 Jan 2022
    Sat 22 Jan 2022
    Sun 23 Jan 2022
    Mon 24 Jan 2022
    Tue 25 Jan 2022
    Wed 26 Jan 2022
    Thu 27 Jan 2022
    Fri 28 Jan 2022
    Sat 29 Jan 2022
    Sun 30 Jan 2022
    Mon 31 Jan 2022

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    All you need is a smart phone, MP3 player, or Wi-Fi enabled tablet, using headphones to access the walk at

    The route of the walk is fully wheelchair accessible.

    The full script and a short summary of what you will hear at each of the stops are available to support everyone to fully access the walk.

    Audio Described
    Buggy friendly
    Wheelchair access