The Thoresby Society - Past Outings

500th Excursion
Saturday May 16th 2015 Leeds Tiles : a talk and walk.
Time: 10.15 for 10.45. tea and coffee
Place: Leeds Library, Commercial Street.
Guide: Hans Van Lemmen

We shall meet in the Leeds Library soon to be the home of the Thoresby Society Library and Collections. Leeds is rich in buildings with tiles and architectural ceramics dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. Besides the Leeds Burmantofts tiles there are tiles from many other sources. Hans Van Lemmen, author, lecturer and tile historian, will give an illustrated introduction to the Leeds Tiles and then a guided walk round Leeds to look at many examples, finishing at the Tiled Hall at the Art Gallery If you are not able to do the walk do please book for just the talk.