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Our city has so many stories to tell.

So many experiences to discover, and so many places to explore. Browse the blog to see useful tips, tricks, insights and highlights gathered by our passionate team of Leeds locals. Hidden gems, seasonal lists, fun facts, and awesome activities. Each one a new way to enjoy our home.

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Valentine’s Day 2021

With lockdown Valentine’s soon to be upon us, here are some ideas to make your day a fun and memorable one! Whether you’re looking for something romantic to do or an anti-valentines celebration.

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22 January 2021

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Burns Night Menus to Enjoy at Home

Our friends over at Leeds Food Tours have put together the ultimate list of Burns Night Menus to Enjoy at Home… Burns Night is an annual festival to celebrate Scottis

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21 January 2021

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Leeds Corn Exchange - credit Carl Milner

Shop Independent in Leeds during Lockdown

Shopping might be continuing to be a little different through 2021 with so many stores closed for in-person buying. However with more and more shops in Leeds increasing their online pres

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12 January 2021

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A pitta wrap from Humpit - credit Humpit

Vegan Restaurants in Leeds

Whether it’s a new year’s resolution to include more vegan meals, you’re taking part in Veganuary, or you already follow a Vegan diet there are plenty or cafes and restaurants in Leeds offering a fabulous choice of menus and dishes to choose

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15 December 2020

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Socially Distanced Celebrating

A lot of our Christmas and New Year Celebrations are going to be in our own homes this year. Whether that’s a works’ Christmas Party shared via Zoom or a New Year’s Eve Party with just your own household, we all deserve some fun and tasty tr

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9 December 2020

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ReDiscoverLeeds Family Trail

ReDiscover Leeds with our Family Friendly Trail this Winter

We’ve teamed up with Leeds City Centre Management and Child Friendly Leeds to create the ‘ReDiscover Leeds Family Trail’.  The

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3 December 2020

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Trinity Leeds - credit Carl Milner

Shopping while safely social distancing in Leeds

When it comes to retail, we’ve got bags and bags here in Leeds. From our large, modern shopping centres to the spectacularly beautiful arcades and historic markets, we beli

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2 December 2020

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Trees lining the drive at Temple Newsam - credit Carl Milner

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Leeds is full of opportunities for a festive stroll or a bracing winter walk, in the city or the countryside.

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26 November 2020

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Just Grand! Vintage Tea Room - Hannah Webster

Enjoying Leeds Independent Food & Drink During Lockdown

If you’re wondering which independent restaurants in Leeds are still open and offering delivery or collection, this blog is here to help. With the second lockdown upon us, there are still plenty of ways that we can support our local indep

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13 November 2020

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The Christmas tree in the Victoria Quarter, Leeds - credit Carl Milner Photography

Create new Christmas traditions this Winter Season in Leeds

The evenings have begun to close in and festive treats have started to find their way into our baskets at the supermarket. We’re making plans for the big day and the keenest among us are even thinking about putting up their tree! We all know tha

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26 October 2020

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