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Hepworth Gallery Opens in Wakefield

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

This has been very exciting news for Wakefield – the gallery opened on 21st May 2011 being the largest art gallery in the UK to be built for almost 50 years. The gallery brought many art lovers to Yorkshire and Leeds was no exception during the opening weekend.  Serviced apartments and hotels were busy as the influx of visitors increased ready for the opening.  The Hepworth is named after Barbara Hepworth, a native of West Yorkshire who is renowned in the art world for her acclaimed sculptures. (more…)

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