Fulneck, Pudsey, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS28 8NT
This delightful Moravian estate is set in a conservation area with glorious panoramic views across Tong valley and features buildings of architectural interest. Overlooking the Tong valley is the Grade I listed Georgian church opened in 1746. Within the museum you will find the new exhibition with a unique and amazing display of Inuit carvings. Discover the Royal connection in letters penned by Queen Adelaide requesting beautiful Moravian embroidery. Access to archives, slideshow and organ recitals. Experience the arrival of the first children to Fulneck School in the 1750s with a re-enactment of this moment. A memorable event featuring the school band and choir. Look in the school at old photographs and objects. On your tour you will view the famous terrace and on the more challenging walk you can find the old toll gate. The re-enactment of the arrival will begin at 1100 Also there will be King William 4th and Queen Adelaide dressed in regalia to talk to visitors.The children will be able to dress up in similar costume to the king and Queen, for parents to take their photograph or dress in period costume to be photographed with the ponies. Have fun with games galore and craft activities.Search all the venues for the woolly lambs using the eye spy trail.
This event took place in September 2013 and the entry is now archived.
Steps & uneven surfaces. Toilet for wheelchair users, accessable but up three steps. Suitable footwear needed for guided walk down the valley and around the outer grounds of the estate.
There are 2 car parks at Fulneck, one situated at the entrance through the gates off Roker Lane and the other at the end of Fulneck. During the re-enactment the road between the car parks will be closed approx 1045-11.30 .Both car parks will remain open during this time.
Bus: x14 and x15 from Leeds direct to Fulneck Map link.
Fulneck Moravian Church
Date last modified: 8th July 2013 at 14:35