Collected stories as research for projections around the city in 2007


Secret messages passed through the steps from the Town Hall cells.

Back in the day it is said that people who were imprisoned in Leeds town hall could send secret messages by passing word down the cells and the message being passed by through gaps in the steps to the eagerly awaiting recipient in the street.

Underground trains

There is an underground train that runs from the police station near the court to the hospital for transporting prisoners.

Bob Weir

Suicidal Monk in Kirkstall Abbey

When king Henry the 8th was destroying all the abbeys and monasterys, a monk commited suicide by jumping from the bell tower in Kirkstall abbey, his ghost has been seen in the ruins recreating this fatal jump.

Bob Weir