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Leeds favourite, Grill on the Square, has revamp, new menu and new conservatory

26 October 2016

BLACKHOUSE Leeds, better known as Grill on the Square, reopens on Saturday, 29th October after a two-week refurbishment.

Guts, Gore and more at Thackray Medical Museum

19 October 2016

It’s Guts, Gore and more at Thackray Medical Museum this half term.

Historic unveiling for The New Penny

19 October 2016

The New Penny will be awarded a blue plaque this week in recognition of its contribution to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Leeds over the last six decades.

Local businessmen expand their philanthropic venture into Yorkshire

19 October 2016

A brand new sporting event is set to open in Leeds next year. The Leeds Eco Trail Trekker will be the first UK fitness event and family festival which encourages participants to walk, jog or run a 10k or 30k course, together as a team of four.

Double-Digit Tax Free Shopping Boom For Leeds As Shopping Centre Goes Fully Tax Free

18 October 2016

In the week that Trinity Leeds becomes a fully tax free shopping centre, industry statistics released today show that sales from tax free shopping in the city grew by 12.8% in the year to the end of August 2016.

Snow White recall audition results

17 October 2016

The recall audition to discover a talented young girl to play the lead in the million-pound production of Snow White has been and gone and the result is in…
Residing in the historic Tetley site in Leeds city centre, the White Rose Theatre have promised the pantomime will be a spectacle of pure enchantment unlike any seen before in West Yorkshire.

Leeds’s home of independent shopping Leeds Corn Exchange welcomes a quartet of new tenants

13 October 2016

Four new tenants have chosen the heart of historic Leeds as the ideal spot for them to locate their new businesses, setting up in the Grade I listed Leeds Corn Exchange. Joining the existing 28 independent shops, cafés and salons in the city’s hotspot for contemporary fashion and original gifts is a cosmetic salon and a nautical-themed gift shop, as well as two new clothing boutiques which are the only UK retailers of selected brands.

UCI Road World Championships coming to Yorkshire in 2019

12 October 2016

The sensational news was announced today by UCI President Brian Cookson OBE live from Doha, Qatar which is currently hosting the 2016 UCI Road World Championships.

The Woman in Black at West Yorkshire Playhouse

10 October 2016

Since it first opened Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s best-selling novel The Woman In Black has terrified over seven million theatre goers. Now Robin Herford’s gripping production comes to haunt audiences in the Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse Leeds from 25 to 29 October.

A host of heart-warming shows for the Leeds Grand Theatre Autumn/Winter Season

7 October 2016

At the end of this month Leeds Grand Theatre begins its Autumn/Winter Season welcoming a host of music, drama, dance and comedy that will take us right up to Christmas.

Leeds set to host first ever Rum Festival

6 October 2016

Leeds is set to welcome its first ever Rum Festival next month when two of the city’s finest bartenders come together at the Corn Exchange to host a world class event.

Chaophraya Leeds set to transform Thai dining experience

4 October 2016

Iconic Thai restaurant Chaophraya Leeds, is set to transform its dining experience, with the introduction of a revolutionary new menu, heightened service levels and a full change to its logo and signage.

Let's Rock Leeds! The retro festival returns Saturday 17th June 2017

4 October 2016

Following another great event this summer, we are delighted to confirm that Let’s Rock Leeds! will return for a 4th year to Temple Newsam on Saturday 17th June 2017. With a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness, there is plenty to do for everyone at this Family Friendly Festival.

Christmas with The Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery

30 September 2016

The six exciting new shows for Christmas start on Saturday 5th November.

3.5m passenger milestone reached at Leeds Bradford Airport ahead of busiest winter programme.

29 September 2016

Leeds Bradford Airport has recorded its busiest ever 12 months, with more than 3.5m passengers travelling through the terminal since September 2015.

Northern Ballet to hold three World Premières in 2017

29 September 2016

Northern Ballet is to create a record three new full-length ballets for 2017

Trinity Kitchen Reveals Autumn Additions

29 September 2016

Trinity Leeds welcomes a new selection of street food vans to Trinity Kitchen this week. Four new vendors will be in situ for the next six weeks, serving up everything from pies to steak sarnies, risotto balls and even crème brûlée.

West Yorkshire Playhouse - When We Are Married

29 September 2016

The highly-acclaimed Northern Broadsides return to West Yorkshire Playhouse with an exciting new revival of J B Priestley’s classic WHEN WE ARE MARRIED from 18 to 22 Oct in the Quarry Theatre. Broadsides Artistic Director Barrie Rutter directs this much-loved classic northern comedy in a co-production with York Theatre Royal.

Lotherton Hall announces launch of the ultimate festive day out for Yorkshire families

28 September 2016

The Christmas spirit has arrived early in Yorkshire this year, as Lotherton Hall – one of Yorkshire’s celebrated Edwardian houses and country estates nestled between Leeds and York – has announced the launch of its magical new attraction, The Christmas Experience

TV Star in Leeds Craft Centre Meet the Maker event

28 September 2016

A Meet the Maker Event with Leeds visual artist and star of The Great Pottery Throw Down Sandra Whyles is to be hosted by The Craft Centre and Design Gallery this Winter.

Pianist Olli Mustonen opens the Leeds International Chamber Season 2016/17

26 September 2016

Distinguished pianist Olli Mustonen opens the Leeds International Chamber Season 2016/17: Breaking Boundaries at The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Tuesday 4 October.

The Scientific Method at The Tetley

26 September 2016

This exhibition showcases recent artists’ moving image works which question how we make sense of today’s information overload, from post-truth politics to mind boggling quantum physics and neuroscience.

UK’s biggest lantern festival to light up Yorkshire

22 September 2016

The UK’s biggest Chinese lantern festival is coming to Yorkshire for the first time this winter.

Dragons the length of three buses and 40,000 light bulbs used to create more than 30 giant handmade lantern displays will illuminate Roundhay Park in Leeds from November 25 to January 2.

Love conquers all as Northern Ballet bring Beauty & the Beast to Leeds

20 September 2016

Be transported to the heart of one of the world’s most famous fairy tales as Northern Ballet’s Beauty & the Beast returns for the first time since its 2011 World Première, with performances at Leeds Grand Theatre from 15 December 2016 – 7 January 2017.

Masterchef Semi Finalist takes up autumn residency at New Ellington Leeds

20 September 2016

Masterchef semi-finalist, Elizabeth Cottam, is taking up a three-month residency at the New Ellington in Wellington Place, Leeds from the 1st October 2016.

Chinese State Circus - Dynasty

19 September 2016

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is heading to Leeds and returning to its roots in an innovatively spectacular new production – “DYNASTY”.

City centre to host first ever light triathlon

19 September 2016

A dazzling array of illuminated lanterns, cyclists, walkers and runners will take over the city centre next month when Leeds hosts its first ever light triathlon.
Part of this year’s incredible Light Night 2016, the ambitious trio of installations will come together on October 6 in one of the highlights of the spectacular two-night celebration.

Route revealed for Yorkshire ‘Rio Heroes’ homecoming parade

16 September 2016

The route of the hotly-anticipated Rio Heroes homecoming parade in Leeds celebrating the achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes has been unveiled.

City Varieties Music Hall opens its door free of charge

9 September 2016

Built in 1865, City Varieties Music Hall is one of few surviving Victorian music halls still hosting shows and Sunday 11th September will see the esteemed venue celebrate its rich history through a Heritage Open Day, where members of the public are invited to explore the venue free of charge.

OnRoundhay cooks up an enormous festival feast in partnership with John Lewis

8 September 2016

Harvey Goldsmith CBE is proud to announce OnRoundhay Festival in partnership with John Lewis, a brand new family, music and food festival in Leeds. Taking place in the stunning surroundings of Roundhay Park on 17 September 2016.