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Greek Street set to sizzle once again this summer

25 April 2017

One of the city’s busiest night spots will be pedestrianised every day this summer following a hugely successful pilot project

Be At One opens second Leeds bar!

20 April 2017

Summer on Boar Lane is set to be a sizzler, with the arrival of a new cocktail bar from one of the UK's best loved brands.

Opera North to open Leeds' Millennium Square Summer Series 2017

20 April 2017

Opera North brings club anthems, operatic greats and a movie blockbuster to Millennium Square, Leeds this summer

Ode to Leeds at West Yorkshire Playhouse

18 April 2017

A stirring new play inspired by the power of poetry and strength of local voices

‘Fan’-tastic evening with Kelvin Fletcher at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

11 April 2017

Emmerdale favourite Kelvin Fletcher, who played Andy Sugden in ITV's award winning Yorkshire soap, is set to make a special guest appearance at the new Emmerdale Studio Experience on Thursday 27 April.

Take That Show 'The Band' comes to Leeds Grand Theatre 2018

10 April 2017

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That have announced that the UK Tour of Tim Firth’s new musical, THE BAND, with the music of Take That, will have a major UK Tour, beginning at Manchester Opera House on 8 September; with a national press night on Tuesday 26 September 2017 it takes to the stage at Leeds Grand Theatre in March next year.

Tattu reveals details ahead of Leeds restaurant launch

6 April 2017

Contemporary Chinese restaurant Tattu has announced it will be launching its second venue in Leeds in June, as work progresses on the city centre site located in Minerva House, part of the new Bond Court development on East Parade. The new 180-cover, split-level restaurant will create a total of 80 jobs for the city.

Spring/Summer Season on sale at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

5 April 2017

Spring season at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds at Opera North is rich in musical dialogues, from a celebration of centuries of shared history in AfroCubism Revisited, to Maarja Nuut’s marriage of traditional Estonian music and contemporary electronics.

Grandstand tickets released for Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds

3 April 2017

Today, 3 April, witnesses the general sale launch of grandstand tickets for 2017 Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, the most prestigious triathlon event in the UK this year.

Enjoy the delights of Leeds Museums and Galleries this Easter

31 March 2017

A feast of family-fun activities and events are set to light up Leeds Museums and Galleries this Easter.

Leeds Golf Centre to host Senior Masters Tour event

31 March 2017

Leeds Golf Centre, the home of modern golf, is to host the Leeds Senior Masters, an event for golfing professionals over the age of 48 years.

UK First As VR-Powered Hyper Reality Experience™ Centre Launches in Leeds

28 March 2017

The UK’s first virtual reality-powered game experience will launch in Leeds next month when a leading escape game company unveils the Hyper Reality Experience™, the first in a series of centres to be launched in British cities.

April at Leeds Grand Theatre

27 March 2017

As Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games gets ready to hot foot it into Leeds this week, it high-kicks-off a month of drama, musicals and comedy at The Grand Theatre.

Fellini’s Oscar-winning masterpiece La Strada comes to the stage at West Yorkshire Playhouse

27 March 2017

One of the true masterpieces of modern cinema, Federico Fellini’s 1957 Oscar-winning film, La Strada (The Road), will be brought to life on stage in a brand new adaptation directed by Olivier Award nominee Sally Cookson with music composed by Benji Bower.

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.