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Leeds Indie Food returns with a showstopping line-up for 2022

Leeds’ legendary celebration of independent food and drink is back for 2022, and it’s on a mission to promote the city as the ultimate foodie destination. This week, Leeds Indie Food (LIF) announces details of its mini festival, alongside the

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17 May 2022

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Claudia Rankine’s gripping debate-play The White Card comes to Leeds Playhouse – urging allies to be in the conversation

Production images have been released for the European premiere of Claudia Rankine‘s first published play, The White Card. This is a co-production between Leeds Playhouse, Northern Stage, Birmingham Reperto

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16 May 2022

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Fooled by fairies – how did the creator of the astute detective Sherlock Holmes get deceived by two girls from Yorkshire?

Fooled by fairies – how did the creator of the astute detective Sherlock Holmes get deceived by two girls from Yorkshire? Just over one hundred years ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the literary genius behind the detecti

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11 May 2022

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Everything you Need to Know: The North Leeds Food Festival Returns for it’s Sixth Year This Weekend

Everything you Need to Know: The North Leeds Food Festival Returns for it’s Sixth Year This Weekend The North Leeds Food Festival will be hosting a weekend of international food and drink at Roundhay Park on 14th

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11 May 2022

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Leeds International Festival of Ideas 2022 unveils its full programme of panels and keynotes

With a focus on tackling some of the most crucial questions of our time, Leeds International Festival of Ideas (LIFI) is thrilled to launch its full, incredible programme of panels and keynotes for its 2022 edition. This progressive, diverse festi

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4 May 2022

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Leeds Playhouse and Opera North reunite for Sondheim’s A Little Night Music

A Little Night Music, Stephen Sondheim’s acerbic musical romance, is set to beguile audiences once more this summer as it makes a welcome return to the Leeds Playhouse stage.

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4 May 2022

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A journey of love – Leeds Playhouse to tour Zia Ahmed’s I WANNA BE YOURS to venues across the city

Leeds Playhouse is touring award-winning slam poet Zia Ahmed’s play I WANNA BE YOURS to a host of community settings across the Leeds City Region heartland

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3 May 2022

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Yorkshire Pudding Festival Set to Make A Return to Leeds

Yorkshire pudding lovers everywhere are set to rejoice as the highly anticipated Yorkshire Pudding Festival is back in Leeds on 1st and 2nd October 2022 with a unique new location on the rooftop at CitiPark Leeds Dock car par

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3 May 2022

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Clean Slate Studios announce initiatives to support women’s cricket in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Clean Slate Studioz have announced a series of new initiatives as part of their Principal Partnership at Headingley.

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3 May 2022

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The Garden Party Leeds announces huge 16th anniversary weekender

Now in their 16th year, The Garden Party will take over a brand new, never before used city centre venue, soon to be revealed.   Since starting in 2006 The Garden Party has had many transformations over the years, from their beg

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20 April 2022

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