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Leeds welcomes the first National Hydrogen Summit to the city

27 July 2019

A brand new conference was held Leeds in on the 27th and 28th of June, with the arrival of the inaugural National Hydrogen Summit at Cloth Hall Court and Leeds Civic Hall. The conference, which was the first of its kind, brought together 260 delegates from industry, academia and politics to develop a cohesive voice for hydrogen and create a committed policy to help reduce carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2050, in line with government proposals.

Putting pen to paper: MEETinLEEDS celebrates success of writing retreat

23 July 2019

MEETinLEEDS, the conference facilities of the University of Leeds, is celebrating the success of the recent writing retreat, Mslexicon, which welcomed over 200 delegates to the beautiful Devonshire Hall in Leeds, last weekend.

Yorkshire to host new National Film and Television School hub

22 July 2019

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is to open a hub in Leeds.

NFTS Leeds is part of the School’s strategy to support the growth of film and television production outside London. It is backed by Channel 4 whose new HQ is to be based in the city as well as ITV, who also have a production base in Leeds. Other supporters include BFI, Screen Yorkshire and ScreenSkills.

MEETinLEEDS welcomes experts to the UK’s most popular health conference of the year

18 July 2019

MEETinLEEDS, the conference facilities of the University of Leeds, welcomes academics to the city for the UK’s most prestigious and popular health IT leadership event, Digital Summer School. Welcoming over 450 delegates from all over the world, the conference will aim to shape the future direction of NHS IT, as well as provide networking opportunities and personal development within the sector.

Teach First returns to Well Met with record number of trainee teachers

17 July 2019

• Well Met hosts 6th annual Teach First Summer Institute
• Charity grows the number of teachers recruited by 38% in a year
• Most diverse group ever, increasing the proportion of BAME trainees to make up a fifth of this year’s cohort, whilst STEM[1] trainees have increased by 78% in a year

Well Met hosts Regional NUS Lead and Change Conference at the Rose Bowl Leeds

12 July 2019

Well Met, the conference office of Leeds Beckett University, will host the National Union of Students (NUS) flagship training event Lead and Change, North Conference at the Rose Bowl city campus (30th July – 1st August 2019).

National recognition for Leeds’ work to become a digital city

10 July 2019

Leeds City Council has scooped digital council of the year at the 2019 Digital Leaders 100 awards for its work to improve digital tools, technology and inclusion in the city.

Find Leeds’ Medieval Marvels this summer!

28 June 2019

For the 26th year, the International Medieval Congress is coming to the University of Leeds - bringing medieval experts together for a series of discussions, demonstrations and debates. The congress also offers the chance for the public to get involved on its final day; where a medieval market serving historically inspired street food, a full medieval craft fair and medieval demonstrations will take place.

Events in the heart of the Cultural Quarter, Leeds

26 June 2019

Leeds College of Music has joined forces with Northern Ballet to offer an exciting new conference space in Leeds’s cultural quarter.

Another award win at prestigious CHS awards for Leeds venue

25 June 2019

Leeds, June 18th, 2019 - Horizon Leeds, the Leeds-based venue hire business, has been recognised as the best conferencing and events venue in the UK for onsite technology for the 4th year running at the CHS Awards. The awards put the spotlight on exceptional hotels, independent venues and facilities that CHS believes should be recognised for their service to the industry.