Thackray European Museum of the Year 2023

Thackray Museum of Medicine wins special award at European Museum of the Year 2023

Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds has been given a special commendation at European Museum of the Year by the European Forum, following an outstanding year of exhibitions and community engagement. The prestigious awards ceremony took pla

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10 May 2023

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The Best of British: Shop like a Royal this Bank Holiday at Victoria Leeds

Luxury shopping destination Victoria Leeds is celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III with a special one-off event. The Best of British Showcase invites shoppers to browse a carefully curated collection of premium gifts and party pieces, al

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26 April 2023

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International Jousting Tournament brings American and Polish knights to Leeds

The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds is welcoming highly-skilled jousters representing America and Poland to its famous international Jousting Tournament this Easter bank holiday weekend.   This sporting event like no other will

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7 April 2023

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HISTORIC SUNNY BANK MILLS HOSTS MAJOR PRINT FAIR

Sunny Bank Mills is reopening the doors of its iconic 1912 Mill over the weekend of 1st-2nd  April for the second instalment of Printed Bound, the annual Artists’ Book and Print Fair. Printed Bound, which enjoyed a very successful launch

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30 March 2023

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Add Fuel mural inspired by Leeds’ ceramics heritage to be unveiled in the city

East Street Arts is set to unveil a new 10m x 9m mural by Portuguese visual artist Add Fuel on Monday 27 March 2023 . The artwork – painted on the two-storey gable-end of a former pub in Mabgate, Leeds – celebrates the area’s importa

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20 March 2023

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Harewood launches new exhibition to mark 300 years since the birth of painter Joshua Reynolds

To mark 300 years since the birth of renowned eighteenth-century painter and co-founder of the Royal Academy Joshua Reynolds, Harewood House Trust is launching a brand-new exhibition for 2023, exploring his work and role in constructing power and

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17 March 2023

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Love is in the fair as attraction celebrates 30 years in Leeds

    Leeds will be feeling the love once again this February as the hugely popular Valentine’s Fair returns for its landmark 30th year.   Leeds City Council will be teaming up with Internation

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30 January 2023

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Newly opened David Oluwale Bridge links city’s past, present and future

A stunning new bridge honouring the legacy of a man who died after being racially harassed has been officially opened in Leeds. The David Oluwale Bridge was today hailed as a symbolic link between the city’s past, present and future as a

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27 January 2023

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Gimme S’more! Trinity Leeds Launches Free Festive Make-Your-Own S’mores Pop-Up 

Guests can get toasty with Après Ski and s’mores crossover this Christmas     Shoppers can help themselves to a tasty treat at Trinity Leeds this Christmas as it launches its first-ever mak

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29 November 2022

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There’s snow place like Leeds: The seven best wintry walks in and around the city

With winter on the horizon, Visit Leeds has rounded up the best winter walks in and around Leeds Google search data has revealed how many people are searching for these walks online Walks include Dales Way Link, Meanwood Va

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25 November 2022

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