Please note – staff are currently working from home, therefore regrettably we are unable to process any book orders at the moment. Please do not place an order as we are unable to fulfil this request.

We have a small selection of publications available to purchase here. (Postage and packaging will be added via Paypal, unfortunately we are unable to deliver outside of the UK)

History of KirkgateA History of Kirkgate

Authors: Steven Burt and Kevin Grady, with illustrations from Peter Brears.This beautifully illustrated, ground breaking book tells the fascinating story of Kirkgate – the original settlement from which the great modern city of Leeds sprung. Trace its history from medieval times to the 1800s, via Tudor clothiers and fashionable merchants.

Hardback, 78 pages.



Blue Plaques of Leeds Vol I

Authors: Peter Dyson and Kevin GradyDiscover the stories behind the first sixty six blue plaques around the city of Leeds. Well known buildings such as Leeds Infirmary, Kemplay’s Academy and Kirkgate Market feature here, and also some interetsing personalities such as Montague Burton, Arthur Ransome, Louis Le Prince and Sir Leonard Hutton who all had connections with Leeds.

Softback, 80 pages.



Walkabout Series

Authors: Peter Brears, Janet Douglas, Chris Furniss and Kevin Grady

Discover this great city’s heritage through a series of four circular walks; from the city’s Yards and Arcades, to it’s places of worship, via the waterfront. By following these informative and highly pictorial guides, each walks should take a leisurely our or two. Great for groups!

Softback, each book is approx 25 pages.

All four editions £10 (including postage)


Edwardian Leeds in Postcards

Authors: Kevin Grady and John Stringer With the help of picture postcards of the period, join us for a tour of Edwardian Leeds and the surrounding areas, passing through busy streets whose names are so familiar. The postcards provide us with vivid illustrations of the grandeur and vitality of the city, as well as insights into the daily lives of those who lived and worked in it.

Softback, 75 pages.