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Headrow and Town Hall at night

Leeds continues to fly the flag for its evening offer

Leeds has received official recognition for providing a great evening out for a second consecutive year. The city has retained its Purple Flag status for excellence in managing its evening and night time economy. Purple Flag, an acc

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16 January 2018

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Windrush

West Yorkshire Playhouse to host World Premiere of the first ever contemporary dance to commemorate Windrush, by Phoenix Dance Theatre

Internationally-acclaimed Phoenix Dance Theatre will present the World Premiere of Windrush: Movement of the People at West Yorkshire Playhouse next month, as 2018 marks the 70th Anniversary of the arrival of SS Empire Windrush to the UK. Windrush

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12 January 2018

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Trinity Leeds beats Blue Monday with free ‘feel good’ films at Everyman Cinema

Trinity Leeds is beating the winter blues this ‘Blue Monday’ (15 January) by hosting free ‘feel good’ films at Everyman Cinema Leeds. Between 5:00pm – 11:30pm, Trinity Leeds will be showcasing Back To The Future (5pm), Pretty Woma

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11 January 2018

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first direct arena ranks 13 in the world for ticket sales

The first direct arena has ranked 13th in the world, 6th in Europe and 4th in the UK for event ticket sales according to Pollstar Magazine’s 2017 Year End Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 200 Arena Venues. “To finish the year as the 4th best p

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10 January 2018

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