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Leeds City - For Photography, Art, Writings, T-shirts and anything that LEEDS related

Recent Work

  • Queens Hotel, Leeds by Graham Geldard
  • The Light, Leeds by Graham Geldard
  • Cycle by Glen Allen
  • Legs Walking by Kenneth Armitage - Park Row, Leeds by Graham Geldard
  • Leeds Light Night, 2018, #1 by Graham Geldard
  • In the Cycle Lane - Mono by Glen Allen
  • The Modern and the Traditional - Leeds by Glen Allen
  • Shillouette at the Station  by Glen Allen
  • Reading the Paper by Glen Allen
  • City Development - Leeds, West Yorkshire by Glen Allen
  • barrels by richman
  • grey brick wall by richman

About This Group

This group was started in March 2009

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, U.K.

The City of Leeds
Secert Leeds
Leeds City – Wikipedia
Virtual Tour – Leeds
Discovering Leeds – The Headrow

Fact File

The ‘Leeds’ name of the city, has derived from its 5th centery name Leoidis.

Leeds became a city by Royal Charter in 1893.

Natives of Leeds are known as Loiners.

The 2011 census puts the population of Leeds at 720,404 – making it the third biggest city in the UK after London and Birmingham.
Also Leeds is the 24th largest city by population with the European Union

Leeds is the second largest metropolitan district in the UK; extending 15 miles from east to west, and 13 miles from north to south.
This wide boundary contains some 562 square kilometres.

Leeds is the financial capital of the North.

Leeds is also known as the Knightsbridge of the North due to its city centre shops.

A photographic Archive of Leeds – BRILLIANT website

Twin towns

The City has several twinning or partnership arrangements:

  • Brno, Czech Republic
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dortmund, Germany
  • Durban, South Africa
  • People’s Republic of China Hangzhou, China
  • Lille, France
  • Louisville, United States
  • Siegen, Germany

The city also has “strong contacts” with the following cities “for the purposes of ongoing projects”

  • Bra┼čov, Romania
  • St Mary, Jamaica
  • Stockholm, Sweden

Related Redbubble groups
North Yorkshire Photographers
Yorkshire Photography Group
Untied Kingdom

External website of interest

Leeds Photographic Society
Founded in 1852, the oldest Photographic Society in the world.

The City of Leeds

The Tetley – formally known as tetleys brewery

The City of Leeds

Secert Leeds

Leeds City – Wikipedia

Virtual Tour – Leeds

Discovering Leeds – The Headrow
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