M&S Company Archive

Full Street Address: M&S Company Archive, Michael Marks Building
Postal Code: LS2 9LP
Phone Number: 0208 718 2800
Organisation Characteristics: Paid Workers, Takes short-term volunteers/ placements, Takes long-term volunteers
Geographical area: Baildon, Bingley, Keighley, Shipley, Wharfedale
Has documents: Annual accounts, Bank account, Constitution or other governing document, Equal opportunities or diversity policy or statement, Health and safety policies, Regular meetings of which written records are kept, Safeguarding (child, adult protection) policies
Information last updated: 5th July 2019
Description:

The M&S Company Archive is located in the Michael Marks Building on the University of Leeds western campus.
Our free Marks in Time exhibition celebrates the role Marks & Spencer has played in people's lives for over 130 years. Featuring unique artefacts, historic garments and films and photographs from the Archive, the exhibition tracks the journey from market stall to Penny Bazaar to international retailer.
We run free school workshops and tours and talks for both community and general interest groups.

Upcoming Events

Come and see our Marks in Time Exhibition and enjoy an Archivist's Talk on our CC41 Utility Clothing collection. You'll also have the rare...

Event date & time: 14th September 2019 11:00am


Choose from a range of expert-led crafty activities with a festive feel and a sustainable approach, from printing and knitting to self-portraits...

Event date & time: 23rd November 2019 11:00am


Event Title: Raise Your Glasses

Join our M&S wine expert Laura Young for an informative wine tasting. Our wine expert, Laura Young, will lead you through a selection of...

Event date & time: 6th February 2020 3:30pm


Event Title: Raise Your Glasses

Join our M&S wine expert Laura Young for an informative wine tasting. Our wine expert, Laura Young, will lead you through a selection of...

Event date & time: 6th February 2020 6:00pm


Sheet music was a bestseller at M&S at the start of the 20th century. Customers could buy folk songs, music for dancing, Music Hall favourites...

Event date & time: 27th February 2020 12:30pm