Truly Madly Rugby

RWC2015_HostCity_FC_LeedsJust in case you hadn’t noticed Leeds is a host city for the Rugby World cup. To celebrate we are holding a number of events.

Truly, Madly, Rugby exhibition and displays: Friday 4 September – Saturday 30 October 

In celebration of this global tournament coming to the city, Leeds Central Library will host an exhibition exploring rugby’s history and culture with displays and memorabilia reflecting its local, national and international heritage.

Truly Madly Rugby: Tuesday 22 September, from 6.00pm, Arts Space, Central Library

Join leading rugby historian Professor Tony Collins, photographer John Ashton and author Stuart Sheard for a lively talk as they share their knowledge, insight and passion for the game. Places are limited, so please book your free ticket by going to

Family Drop-in: Rugby World Cup Match Day!: Saturday 26 September, 11.00-1.00pm, Central Library

Join us for fun-filled activities with a rugby theme for all the family in the Children’s Library! Take part in crafts, games and make a Lego Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup Panel event at Morley Library: Wednesday 30 September, 7.00pm, Morley Library

An evening of well-informed chat and highly charged debate mixed in with great anecdotes from those with the best stories to tell from the dressing room to the boardroom to celebrate Leeds hosting two games as part of the World Cup this year.

This event is part of Morley Arts Festival, tickets £4, to book visit  for further information.