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Tuesday, 1 February 2022

The Royal Armouries is pleased to announce that Rod Taylor will take up the role of Interim Director General from 1 February 2022. Rod...

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Monday, 17 January 2022

What has happened? On Tuesday 11 January the Royal Armouries began experiencing disruption to its IT systems. On Wednesday 12 January a cyber security...

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Tuesday, 11 January 2022

A new temporary exhibition entitled ‘At the Sharp End: Tackling Violent Crime Together in West Yorkshire’ launches at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds....

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Tuesday, 2 November 2021

Director General and Master of the Armouries announces retirement The Royal Armouries can announce that its current Director General, Dr. Edward Impey, is set...

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Thursday, 30 September 2021

The Royal Armouries will be creating a magnificent menagerie of illuminated animals for the 2021 Light Night Leeds. Taking inspiration from the museum’s collection,...

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Thursday, 24 September 2020

The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds reopened its doors to visitors on Wednesday 16 September following a six-month closure. The first week of opening...

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Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Yorkshire's first ever escape room to feature a boss-style battle

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Tuesday, 26 November 2019

A weekend of activities bringing big screen action to the museum

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Monday, 11 November 2019

Royal Armouries welcomes its new Chair of Board of Trustees

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Monday, 7 October 2019

Game of Thrones armourer Natalia Lee visits Royal Armouries

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