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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.

Leeds United reveals opening date of new store at Trinity Leeds

4 July 2018

Leeds United has today announced it will unveil its new store at Trinity Leeds on Thursday 5 July with a number of first-team players in attendance.

Junkyard Golf Club Leeds coming this September

3 July 2018

Leeds are you ready? Because crazy golf just got epic! Junkyard Golf Club, the home of the craziest golf, weird cocktails and all things junk has an-nounced it will open in Leeds this September.

Exciting redevelopment work at Emerald Headingley Stadium continues at a pace

29 June 2018

The leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, has paid a visit to Emerald Headingley Stadium to see how work is progressing on an exciting redevelopment plan for both the cricket and rugby grounds.

Shacklady crowned Senior Masters Champion at Leeds Golf Centre

29 June 2018

Two days of impressive golf and 50 professional players later, the winner is announced at the 2018 Golf Club of the Year

Dakota Deluxe Leeds launches new outdoor drinking spot

26 June 2018

Champagne and cocktail lovers can now enjoy a tipple al fresco at Dakota Deluxe Leeds’ new outdoor terrace, which has just officially opened in time for light summer evenings.

Ball Mania: Unleash your inner child at Shooters Bar this summer

25 June 2018

This summer, Shooters Bar have teamed up with Ball Mania to invite you on a nostalgia-fuelled trip down memory lane, back to a time when life was more innocent

Bar Soba: Remixed and ready to rock Greek Street

17 June 2018

Just when you thought Greek Street couldn’t get any hotter, one of the city’s best-loved bars is moving in to turn up the heat. Bar Soba will be residing in the venue formerly known as Bem Brasil, which is currently undergoing a top-to-toe reinvention to become one of Leeds’ premier drinking, dining and dancing hangout spots.

Latin vibes and club classics at the Brewery Wharf Festival 2018

17 June 2018

Get ready to shake your booty on Saturday 23rd June, because it’s fiesta time at the Brewery Wharf Festival! The annual Leeds Waterfront Festival is a party we look forward to every year here at Pink Gorilla, and we’re honoured to be organising the festivities over in Brewery Wharf this year.

inner city electronic announces programme of talks and workshops plus new artists!

29 May 2018

20 hours of music, talks & workshops across a selection of innovative city centre venues in Leeds.

Northern Ballet announces World Première of Victoria

24 May 2018

Today, on the anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth, Northern Ballet has announced it is to première Victoria, a ballet by Cathy Marston in spring 2019.

A new Jazz Festival hits the streets of Leeds in July

24 May 2018

It's a six-day edition with events taking place at the Wardrobe, Leeds College of Music, the Carriageworks and in Millennium Square.

Cocktails in the City 2018!

22 May 2018

Cocktails in the City returns for the ultimate cocktail weekender on June 1st and 2nd in the iconic surroundings of the Leeds Town Hall.