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Leeds Playhouse 50th Exhibition

Leeds Playhouse to Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Audiences Live at the Theatre, in the Community and at Home

Leeds Playhouse has today announced an exciting season of productions and exhibitions to celebrate its milestone 50th anniversary as it looks forward to welcoming audiences back to the building safely in May. Leeds Playhouse was created by and for

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15 April 2021

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Briggate artwork by Kat Sheath

Colourful Artwork in the Frame as Briggate Welcomes Back Shoppers to a Safe City Centre

Eye-catching artwork by a Leeds student has been brightening up Briggate this week as Leeds welcomed tens of thousands of shoppers back to the city centre. The colourful creations by Kat Sheath have been put in place in one of the city’s m

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15 April 2021

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Roxy Ball Room Merrion Street

Roxy Ball Room Merrion Street Set To Reveal Supersize Gaming Utopia

Roxy Ball Room Merrion Street reopens its doors next month to reveal a new super-sized three-floor venue. The basement level will feature all-new Bank Shot Shuffleboard, Duckpin Bowling, Crazy Pool, Karaoke, arcade machines and new

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12 April 2021

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Trinity Shopping Centre from above - credit Thomas Tornegard Photography

Results of new tourism survey reveal post-lockdown plans for visitors to Leeds

Local and national tourists are eager to reacquaint themselves with Leeds’ shops, hospitality and cultural attractions, according to the results of a recent survey exploring potential visitors’ plans post-lockdown. Visit Leeds, the offi

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9 April 2021

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RLWC Ticket Sale - Leeds Town Hall

Attention Leeds! Rugby League World Cup 2021 Tickets Now On General Sale To Mark 200 Days To Go

General admission tickets on-sale today (Tuesday 6 April at 9:00 AM BST) following a hugely successful pre-sale and ballot process Prices start as low as £2.21 and there’s tickets for all ga

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6 April 2021

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New Chophaus terrace designed by Nanu Soda

Chophaus raises the steaks with award winning chef and new all-weather terrace.

New heated terrace set to be largest in Oakwood, capable of accommodating up to 80 guests. Chophaus have collaborated with award-winning chef Lee Murdoch on jaw-dropping new menus. Guests can get a taste of what’s to come

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1 April 2021

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Harewood Reveals First Part of 2021 Up+Open Programme with a Focus on Wellbeing, Culture Outdoors and Open History

Yorkshire’s 2020 Large Visitor Attraction of the Year is open throughout the week once more as Harewood House Trust invites everyone to enjoy its 250-year-old House and its Gardens, Bird Garden, Play and parkland. Aiming to inspire and enrich, i

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30 March 2021

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Merrion Street Festival

Local Bar operators join forces to launch Leeds largest outdoor covered drinking area.

Local bar owners team up to provide the city’s largest covered outdoor drinking area. Merrion Street will be covered with a 50m canopy, with a seated cap

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30 March 2021

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Chow Down 2020 - credit Jo Ritchie

Leeds’ premier open air drink and dining space, Chow Down, is back with a bang, getting the city centre buzzing with its biggest ever lineup!

Headliners include: Mr Scruff, Joe Goddard, DJ Paulette, Erol Alkan, New York Brass Band Bookings now live!

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26 March 2021

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AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Leeds routes announced

AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Leeds routes announced

Sent on behalf of AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Leeds For the first time all races

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19 March 2021

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