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Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo

20 March 2017

Children’s Touring Partnership’s Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, comes to West Yorkshire Playhouse from Tuesday 11 – Saturday 15 April.

Summer of Sculpture at The Tetley

13 March 2017

The Tetley’s summer exhibition brings together new and recent works by London-based artist Jessie FloodPaddock, with the Oak Tree series of sculptures,drawings and prints by the celebrated 20th century sculptor, the late Kenneth Armitage.

£2m New Mediterranean Restaurant Opens its Doors in North Leeds

2 March 2017

The new 120 seat restaurant and bar is now open to customers looking for a high quality dining experience outside of the city centre as well as to guests staying at the popular hotel complex. It also features an alfresco area under a retractable roof within the gardens.

100 days to go until new and improved Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds

2 March 2017

Today, 2 March, marks 100 days to go until 5,000 amateur triathletes join the best in the world and descend on Leeds for an action packed weekend on 10 and 11 June 2017 for the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Series Leeds.

First Leeds International Festival Line Up Announced

1 March 2017

Leeds is all set to welcome a new, ambitious and exciting cultural festival to its events calendar this spring. Say hello to Leeds International Festival (LIF) taking place from April 22nd-30th.

Popular Leeds escape game unveils plans for new venue

24 February 2017

The top secret concept will open at Trinity Leeds in April and details are being kept under wraps for now, with more information due to come in the following weeks.

Gino D’Acampo is continuing his Yorkshire love affair, with a new restaurant in Harrogate

23 February 2017

Gino D’Acampo, has announced that he plans to open a fourth Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant in Harrogate, this June. The new restaurant which comes complete with an all-year roof terrace, will open just in time for summer, serving lunch until late seven days a week.

International Artists' Book Fair Celebrates 20 Years

23 February 2017

The longest running artists' book fair outside of London celebrates its 20th anniversary at The Tetley, Leeds. Throughout its history the Fair has attracted national and international participation and welcomed thousands of visitors from across the UK.

CONTAINED tour begins at West Yorkshire Playhouse

22 February 2017

England’s largest learning disability theatre company begins tour of CONTAINED at West Yorkshire Playhouse

The Hedonist Project: 51st State Sponsored by Wild Turkey

22 February 2017

The Hedonist Project are ripping up the rulebook yet again with another smoking hot concept, and this joint promises to be a real dive…

A celebratory year for Leeds Grand Theatre

21 February 2017

2017 sees a year of celebrations, firsts and winners for Leeds Grand Theatre as it prepares to welcome a wealth of entertainment to its stage

Leeds Indie Food returns May 2017 - Eat, Drink and Do 

16 February 2017

Leeds’ thriving independent food and drink community are once again planning a mouthwatering feast the annual Leeds Indie Food festival.

DARE Art Prize winner announced by Opera North and the University of Leeds

14 February 2017

A composer working with sounds below the limits of human hearing has been announced as the winner of the inaugural £15,000 DARE Art Prize by Opera North and the University of Leeds’ Cultural Institute. Samuel Hertz will spend the next year in collaboration with researchers at the University and Opera North staff in the creation of groundbreaking new work.

New Music Festival - Sounds Like THIS

14 February 2017

Sounds Like THIS is a brand new music festival, launching from 14- 24 March across three of Leeds’ most eclectic venues; Belgrave Music Hall, Arts@Trinity, and The Venue at Leeds College of Music.

New species take centre stage in revamped areas of Tropical World

10 February 2017

In what promises to be unmissable, Tropical World in Roundhay Park is offering visitors of all ages the chance from today (February 10) to experience a revamped Creature Corner and Waterfall Area to complement the Aztec-themed aquarium which was improved in spring 2015. Both the areas will boast a range of wonderful new animal species to enjoy.

New family-friendly exhibition explores seasonal sensations

9 February 2017

Leeds City Museum’s new For All Seasons exhibition opens this Friday, February 10, and features a series of imaginative centrepieces including a giant sandcastle, indoor tree, traditional sledge and hook-a-duck pond.

Tax Free Shopping Growth in Leeds

9 February 2017

Industry statistics released today reveal a sharp increase in the number of retail purchases from overseas visitors in Leeds, with annual sales from tax free shopping growing by 26.7% year-on-year for the month ended December 2016.

First time in thirteen years: City of London Sinfonia performs at Leeds Town Hall

8 February 2017

The City of London Sinfonia returns to Leeds for the first time in thirteen years to perform a special programme of English music and Beethoven at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 18 February.

Activism & the future of Europe spark a creative response as Transform gets set to present major cit

7 February 2017

Transform 17, a bold and adventurous programme that celebrates and explores new theatre, comes to Leeds from 19-22 April. This citywide, international edition is Transform’s most ambitious festival to date.

Leeds Valentines Fun Fair 2017

6 February 2017

Thousands of people are expected to experience all the sights and sounds as the country’s famous Valentines Fair returns to Leeds for its 26th Year!

Gino D’Acampo celebrates his latest restaurant opening with a starstudded party in Leeds

3 February 2017

Gino D’Acampo, the UK’s favourite Italian chef, has celebrated his latest Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant opening, with a glamourous VIP party in Leeds.

Details of this year's Triathlon Routes for the Elite and Amateur events released

31 January 2017

The countdown to the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds on 10 and 11 June 2017 has begun with details of this year’s routes for the Elite and Amateur events being released today.

Live at Leeds reveal more acts for 2017 Festival

31 January 2017

The award-winning Live at Leeds has announced a host of new names for their 2017 festival.

Romeo & Juliet at West Yorkshire Playhouse

30 January 2017

West Yorkshire Playhouse transports Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy to a modern-day city for its first major production of 2017 in the Quarry Theatre.

Trinity Kitchen Kicks-off the New Year with New Foodie Delights

27 January 2017

Trinity Leeds is kicking-off 2017 with new flavours and dishes with real flair. In total, five vendors will be setting-up shop at Trinity Kitchen for the next eight weeks, serving a diverse selection of cuisines such as Polish, Scottish and Yorkshire Tapas.

UK ‘Super Casino’ Unveiled in Leeds with a Star-Studded Grand Opening Ceremony

26 January 2017

A glittering ceremony marking the eagerly-anticipated launch of Victoria Gate Casino – the largest casino in the north of England and Scotland – has been held in Leeds with thousands enjoying the launch party.

The Cocktail Experience 2017

25 January 2017

On March 3rd, The Cocktail Experience returns to the city for another evening of unashamed indulgence of cocktail making from the city’s best bars and restaurants!

Leeds Grand Theatre to host World Premiere of Fat Friends The Musical

18 January 2017

Fat Friends - The Musical - written and directed by multi award-winning Kay Mellor with a score of original music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber and a lead role for Jodie Prenger - will stage its world premiere at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday November 7th 2017 for four weeks only.

Work set to start on new Lotherton Wildlife World

18 January 2017

Ambitious plans to transform Lotherton Bird Garden into an exciting new wildlife attraction are set to get underway this month.

Leeds has been awarded the Purple Flag for offering a great evening out

10 January 2017

The city has been awarded Purple Flag status for excellence in managing its evening and night time economy