Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in April 1997. PIC: Mark Bickerdike
Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in April 1997. PIC: Mark Bickerdike

Leeds in April 1997: Memories from a month of handbags and gladrags

It was the month of handbags and gladrags for a city and its fashionistas

By Andrew Hutchinson
Sunday, 10th April 2022, 12:30 pm

Vivienne Westwood was in Leeds to open her boutique in the city centre's Victoria Arcade. This was April 1997, a month The Leeds Tapestry was on show at the Royal Armouries, a mascot married his sweetheart and armed robbers targeted a city centre jewellers. Enjoy these photos, plucked from the YEP archive, showcasing 30 days in the life of your city. READ MORE: 21 famous faces who went to school in Leeds LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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