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Read about the latest news, developments and events from Leeds here. Select by date or category and click to open the news items in detail.

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Internationally renowned British violinist, Chloë Hanslip, performs in Leeds

17 April 2014

Described as performing with ‘panache, poise and laser-like accuracy’ (BBC Music Magazine), British violinist Chloë Hanslip performs alongside the Orchestra of Opera North at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 26 April.

Billy Pearce – Adult Show

16 April 2014

Billy Pearce brings his new show to the City Varieties next week. Billy, who was born in Leeds, first came to National prominence when he appeared in Central TV’s top talent show New Faces, winning his heat and qualifying for the final. He was quickly snapped up for stage and TV appearances, culminating with his first series for BBC television, You Gotta Be Joking.

The Endellion String Quartet returns to Leeds for its annual residency

16 April 2014

Renowned as one of the finest string quartets in the world, the Endellion String Quartet returns to The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Tuesday 22 April to begin its popular annual Spring/Summer residency.

‘Bloom’ – Print Exhibition 5th July – 25th October 2014

15 April 2014

Ruth Green and Sue Vanderplank explore the wonderful world of flowers with their unique screen prints. Vibrant, exciting, colourful and fun this exhibition explores a whole host of beautiful flowers to cheer up anyone’s day.

Jonathan Ansell’s Intimate Sunday

15 April 2014

Jonathan Ansell, ex G4 front man, presents his Intimate Sunday show for the first time at Leeds’ City Varieties.

National Youth Choir of Great Britain performs at Leeds Town Hall this Saturday

15 April 2014

Talented young singers from the National Youth Choir of Great Britain perform at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 19 April.

Eddi Reader at City Varieties

14 April 2014

Eddi Reader will perform at City Varieties next week. Having famously harmonized with Annie Lennox touring with the Eurythmics, and spent time with her successful punk outfit Gang of Four, it was as the lead vocalist in Fairground Attraction that Eddi was brought to the attention of a much wider audience.

Tea with a Twist

14 April 2014

The Pink Shed returns to Trinity Leeds

14 April 2014

As part of the Leeds Food & Drink Festival 2014, the pop-up private dining room - The Pink Shed - will re-open its doors in Trinity Leeds on 23rd May.

Get Fit the Filmore Way

11 April 2014

Filmore & Union is taking the philosophy of eating pure, clean and nutritious food to the next level with their new Fitness Menu, which has been officially launched in their restaurant and take-out at the Victoria Quarter, Leeds.

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