Power and Protest Heritage Trail

To discover more about any of the stops on this trail, click on the title to be redirected to a longer article elsewhere on this blog. A digital copy of the trail map is also available. Some content is still forthcoming – check back soon. 

Red = a place of power
Black = a place of protest

17 Wharf Street: Leeds Civic Trust (1965)

Corner of Kirkgate & Harper Street, Green Man Pub & Green Parrot: Military Riot (1844)

Corn Exchange: General Strike (1929)

Corner of New Market Street & Central Road: Rotation Office, Kirkgate (late 1700s, early 1800s)

Central Street & Duncan Street: Alice Mann (1791 – 1865)

Corner of Briggate & Duncan Street, Old King’s Arms Inn, Briggate: Turnpike Riot (1753)

Briggate: Lady Ludd Riots (August 1812)

Briggate: Peterloo demonstration (1819)

Corner of Briggate & King Edward Street, Moot Hall: Battle of Briggate (1643)

Corner of Briggate & King Edward Street: Corn Price Riot (1735)

3 Albion Place: The Leeds Club (1852)

Covered entrance, Albion St & Trinity Arcade: The Music Hall (1858)

Bottom of Park Row: Park Row Courthouse

City Square: Leeds Women against Violence against Women (1980)

Quebec Street: Leeds County and Liberal Club (1890)

8 Park Square: Dripping Riot (1865)

33 Park Square: Leeds Tailoress’ Strike (1889)

Westgate & Great George Street: Clothing strike (1970)

Civic Hall (1933 – )

Leeds Beckett University: Rock Against Racism, Leeds Polytechnic (1978)

The Coliseum: Suffragette Riot (10 October 1908)

Calverley Street & Great George Street: Leeds School Board (built, 1879-81)

Calverley Street: The Battle of Holbeck Moor (1936)

Leeds Town Hall: The Headrow (1921)

Victoria Gardens: Leeds Women against the Clause (1988)

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