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There’s always something exciting on the horizon. New events and fresh festivals. Big name bookings and not-to-miss tours. Unique attractions and inspiring destinations. Sporting celebrations and historical curiosities. You’ll find it all here, with news and updates from across our ever-moving city. All the developments and discoveries you need to plan a visit that takes the path less travelled.

Leeds Pride 2017 Impact Survey

Results from the Leeds Pride 2017 Impact Survey have now been released and again the figures show an increase to our economy. The event which took place this year over two days on the 5th & 6th August brought alone 40,000 people to Lower Br

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24 February 2018

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Hedonist bar, Leeds takes you on a round the world trip courtesy of their character Olivia.

Hedonist is set to return as a fresh, exciting bar concept that arrives in Leeds off the back of a number of hugely successful temporary projects. Brought to you by an exper

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23 February 2018

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Leeds Golf Centre Wins “Club Of The Year” At 2018 England Golf Awards

Leeds Golf Centre has been awarded the coveted “Club of the Year” award at the prestigious 2018 England Golf Awards. The team at the home of modern golf attended an awards dinner in London last night (22nd Feb), hosted by BBC presenter

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23 February 2018

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Beer: A History of Brewing and Drinking at Temple Newsam

New exhibition: 24 March – 27 October 2018 Britain’s first national drink will be the focus of an exciting new exhibition at Temple Newsam House. At a time

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20 February 2018

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Emerald Headingley awarded Ashes Test

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is delighted by the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) decision to award Emerald Headingley an Ashes Test

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15 February 2018

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Abbey days as historic ruins are named among Yorkshire’s top attractions

It would no doubt have been a surprise to the devout Cistercian monks who once called it home. But historic Kirkstall Abbey has today been recognised for giving one of Yorkshire’s warmest welcomes. The abbey has been awarded a VisitE

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14 February 2018

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Exhibition celebrates stunning craftmanship of Thomas Chippendale

Thomas Chippendale, 1718-1779: a celebration of British craftsmanship & design launches a nationwide programme to mark the tercentenary in 2018 of the birth of Thomas Chippendale senior, celebrating his life as furniture maker, design

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8 February 2018

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Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection come to Leeds

IMAGE: Leonardo da Vinci, Horses and soldiers, mechanics, and the Angel of the Annunciation, c.1503-4. Credit Royal Collection Trust© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018    In February 2019, to mark the 500th ann

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7 February 2018

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Leeds International Festival is back!

Leeds International Festival is back for its second year, with an unforgettable fortnight of events to excite, entertain and inspire. The UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas and innovation celebrates local creativity and inter

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1 February 2018

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Leeds 2023 bid contunues as six year cultural programme announced

Exciting projects and cultural celebration in 2023 confirmed   Leeds has unveiled a £35m six-year programme, culminating in a year-long celebration of the city’s diverse cultures in 2023. The announcement today (Wedne

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31 January 2018

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