On our visit we will learn about the history of the company and be led around the workshop to see old Heidelberg printers as well as contemporary printing machines and methods. We will also be introduced to their archive of very un-PC PCs in the form of Bamforth Postcards from 1910. Mercury have exclusive rights to reprint these iconic saucy seaside Postcards.
The Print Factory
LS12 6DU (note: sat nav is not reliable to this address, follow directions below)
Leave Leeds city centre taking the M621/Elland Road Football ground
AFTER passing the football ground on the left leave the M621 at junction 1
At the roundabout turn right on A6110
At the traffic lights with Geldard Road, fork left (do not turn left up Geldard Rd, fork left down cobbled road Royds Lane)
Mercury are at the end of that lane on the left, behind the carwash and the tile centre
Parking: On site free parking and on side of lane for any overflow - Keep tight to road edge to allow safe clearance for lorries.
1.15-1.50 pm, Wednesdays, 5th—26th February 2020
Venue: Leeds Minster (Please note this is a change from Holy Trinity)
Wed, 5 February
Leeds Parish Church and Minster: Twelve Hundred Years of History
Wed, 12 February
‘The Wonder of His Age’: John Harrison, Leeds Benefactor (1579-1656).
Wed, 19 February
‘Leeds’ First Town Hall’: The Moothall, Briggate, 1600-1825.’
Wed 26 February
‘How Leeds Got its Daily Bread, 1086-2019’: Corn Mills, Bakehouses and Corn Exchanges.