And the Winner is…

To coincide with the Inspired by… Heraldry exhibition currently on display at Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, we asked our visitors to create their own designs. The winning piece would then be displayed alongside the work of the Yorkshire Heraldry Society. The competition winner was Emma Horsfield  – we spoke to her about the inspiration behind her design. What was your motivation for entering the competition? I decided to enter the competition as history is a great interest of mineRead more

Inspired by Heraldry

This Spring, the Yorkshire Heraldry Society brings a fascinating display of hand-painted heraldry to the Royal Armouries’ as part of the museum’s Inspired by… Programme. We spoke to calligrapher and long serving member of the Yorkshire Heraldry Society, Jim Winstanley to find out a bit more about his passion for the historical art of heraldry… What is the Yorkshire Heraldry Society? The Society was founded in 1970 and was originally known as the Leeds Heraldry Society. As more people joinedRead more