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Canal Mills, Leeds announce LAST EVER events this New Year

7 December 2018

After a hugely influential few years of setting new party benchmarks in the north of England, cavernous warehouse space Canal Mills is hosting two fantastic final parties on New Year’s Eve 2018 and New Year’s Day 2019, with a host of local promotions and DJs playing next to international guests including Disciples, Danny Howard, Waze & Odyseey, Maceo Plex, Hot Chip, Daniel Avery, Fort Romeau and more.

Festive Feasts as New Street Food Vendors Arrive at Trinity Kitchen

7 December 2018

Brand new vendors Pietanic, Nelly’s Barn, Dumpling Dumpling, The Pickled Porker and Belles of Harrogate are arriving at Trinity Kitchen just in time for the festive season.

New state of the art terminal extension set for take-off at Leeds Bradford Airport

7 December 2018

Plans for a major extension to the main airport terminal building at Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) have been approved by Leeds City Council.

Enjoy a Yuki Experience at Issho

26 November 2018

Inspired by the Japanese celebration of winter, Issho is introducing a sumptuous Yuki (snow) themed terrace with an extra special curated cocktail menu and Afternoon Tea, in collaboration with Roku Gin.

Walk in a Winter Wonderland at Crafthouse and Angelica this Christmas

26 November 2018

Enjoy this festive season in stunning style as Crafthouse and Angelica transform into spectacular Winter Wonderlands

Popworld: Pure pop perfection heading for Lower Briggate

20 November 2018

Get ready to dust off your disco shoes and grab your fellow dancing queens, because the bar that puts the letter ‘P’ into pop is bringing its unique brand of party vibes to Lower Briggate.

Tenpin Leeds: Arena Quarter all set for bowling utopia

20 November 2018

The thriving Arena Quarter is set to add yet another feather to its cap as the city’s premier entertainment destination when bowling brand Tenpin rolls into town come late November.

Take a new look at the Arts

16 November 2018

Leeds stalwart Arts Cafe is under new ownership

Make it Leeds this Christmas #LeedsChristmas

1 November 2018

A spectacular programme of festive events in Leeds is set to get thousands of visitors from across the UK and beyond in the Christmas spirit this year.

Channel 4 chooses to Be the Spark in the Leeds City Region

31 October 2018

Channel 4 has confirmed the Leeds City Region will be the home of its new national headquarters.

The Merrion Centre gets set for a ‘Magical Christmas’

29 October 2018

On Saturday 10th November, The Merrion Centre in the heart of Leeds will launch its largest-ever Christmas celebration with their first ever ‘Merrion’s Magical Christmas’ fun day.

Leeds City Council marks Bonfire Night with six captivating community events

24 October 2018

The cities skies will once again be lit up as Leeds celebrates Bonfire Night.
In what is always a stand out occasion in the city’s event calendar, six public bonfires organised by Leeds City Council will be held at East End Park, Roundhay Park, Woodhouse Moor, Springhead Park in Rothwell, Middleton Park and Bramley Park on Monday, November 5

Northern Ballet comes out on top at UK Theatre Awards

17 October 2018

Northern Ballet has won the award for Achievement in Dance at the UK Theatre Awards following a ceremony on Sunday at London’s historic Guildhall.

The Cocktail Experience Part Four

8 October 2018

With the memories of the long hot summer fading faster than your tan, the time has almost come to dust yourself off, update your wardrobe and prepare to get on up to get down for the 2018 party season. And what better way to kick off the most hedonistic time of year than with the return of the city’s most legendary cocktail party?

Mercure Leeds Centre opens today!

17 September 2018

Following Splendid Hospitality Group’s acquisition in January 2016 of the New Ellington Hotel in the heart of Leeds’ financial district, the property relaunched today (17th September) as the Mercure Leeds Centre

TV Presenter Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo Joins Line-Up for Made Up Leeds

17 September 2018

Television favourite Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo has joined the line-up for Made Up Leeds – the city’s first ever cosmetics festival that aims to go beyond beauty.

Introducing Arnold’s: Refined British dining in the Arena Quarter

12 September 2018

As the ever-evolving Arena Quarter continues its remarkable transformation into one of Leeds’ premier entertainment destinations, a brand-new restaurant is set to get the city’s most discerning foodie circles talking.

The Big Drive Leeds - add your favourites to welcome students to the city

5 September 2018

Leeds has a long history of producing brilliant musical talent and now’s your chance to show off your favourite artists. Unite Students has created a playlist to showcase the amazing talent in our city, as a way of welcoming new students moving to the city.

Experience exceptional dance this autumn at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

3 September 2018

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds has announced a new season of dance for autumn 2018, opening with the long-awaited return of Northern Ballet with a new Mixed Programme

The Box Leeds: game-changing event & entertainment bar rewrites rulebook

29 August 2018

If you thought the ever-evolving central Leeds nightlife couldn’t get any fresher, then you’d be wrong. It’s about to get Box fresh…

Pianos at the ready as orchestra of events starts in the city

17 August 2018

Leeds is all set to celebrate the piano in grand style. Instruments are at the ready for the start of four weeks of events in conjunction with the Leeds International Piano Competition to illustrate the appeal and playfulness of the piano.

Public Ballot for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opens

1 August 2018

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opened today (Wednesday, 1 August) at 10am (BST) on Wednesday 1 August, when ticket applications were opened to all members of the public, backed by a major marketing and PR campaign, welcomingly called Are you in?.

Summer of fun as pop-up spaces and activities transform the city centre

30 July 2018

Whether you want to relax on a deck chair at City Beach, soak up the sunshine at one of our pop-up spaces or get involved with one of the many activities, there is something for everyone!

Trentemøller announces only UK tour date of 2018 at The Church Leeds.

30 July 2018

After the huge success of Leeds’ new multi-venue festival inner city electronic, the team now proudly announce an exclusive stand-alone show featuring a DJ performance from electronic pioneer Trentemøller. The performance will be Trentemøller’s only U.K show this year and takes place at the stunning grade 2 listed Church (Church Leeds) on October 27th.

Mint Festival to use RAF Church Fenton as venue for 2018!

20 July 2018

The last two years of Mint Festival sold out well in advance, but the team are not resting on their laurels: the seventh edition of the north’s most essential dance gathering promises to be the biggest yet, with a brand new and larger venue, more impressive stages and immersive production than ever, and some previously unseen surprises.

ROARsome T-Rex Arrives in Leeds City Centre!

20 July 2018

Mysterious dinosaur footprints have appeared on the streets of Leeds this week – and it can now be revealed that they belong to a huge animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex which has ventured into the city centre.

Pre-registration for ICC Cricket World Cup public ballot 2019 opens

17 July 2018

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opens 10am (BST) on Wednesday, 1 August, when ticket applications will be open to all members of the public. To apply for tickets in the Public Ballot, applicants must register an account via the Official Cricket World Cup Ticketing website. Ticket accounts can be created during the pre-registration phase.

Host of famous faces pit their wits in Jane Tomlinson Appeal’s Sporting Social

16 July 2018

Sports stars past and present will go head to head in an evening of sporting fun and frolics for the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

It’s more than temperatures rising in Leeds as visitor numbers hit record levels

11 July 2018

Visit Leeds have announced that data from the recent STEAM survey, which measures the economic impact of the tourism industry in the UK, recorded that Leeds welcomed 29.01 million tourism visits in 2017, a 6.3% increase from 2016.

Brassed Off comes home to Yorkshire with Grimethorpe Colliery Band and the Orchestra of Opera North

4 July 2018

Grimethorpe Colliery Band and the Orchestra of Opera North are preparing to make history with the Band’s first ever live soundtrack performance of Brassed Off in Yorkshire, part of the Opera North in the City festival on Millennium Square, Leeds on Sunday 29 July.