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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.

Harewood Christmas, credit Tom arber

Christmas at Harewood

From Friday 13 November to Sunday 3 January, Harewood will once again transform its House, Grounds and Gardens into a festive delight for all to enjoy. The Trust will build on the past three years of imaginative, original Christmas shows, unlike a

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2 October 2020

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Light night

Light Night goes to new heights to give Leeds a ray of hope

The skies above Leeds will be illuminated by a spectacular interactive laser display this October when Light Night Leeds presents a new kind of cultural extravaganza. Specially designed to allow people to enjoy the event safely, remotely an

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2 October 2020

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ROyal armouries elephant

Royal Armouries Reopening

The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds reopened its doors to visitors on Wednesday 16 September following a six-month closure. The first week of opening was a great success. Visitors to the museum were able to discover many of the treasures of

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26 September 2020

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Leeds Town Hall Credit Robert Workman

Opera North Live Streams from Leeds Town Hall

OPERA NORTH LIVESTREAMS CONCE   Opera North will launch its innovative Switch ON programme in a special livestreamed concert from Leeds Town Hall at 7pm on Wednesday 30 September, presented by broadcaster, writer and presenter o

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26 September 2020

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Northern Ballet Dangerous Liaisons, credit Merlin Hendy

Northern Ballet returns for first post-lockdown live performances

Leeds Playhouse: 21 – 31 October 2020 Northern Ballet is returning to the stage for its first live performances since the initiation of lockdown in March. The Company will perform three different

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26 September 2020

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Voodoo Underground

Voodoo Events, remixing Leeds Student nightlife, return with new club!

Voodoo Events and Ten Bar Underground: Remixing student nightlife for 2020 The North’s leading events company present an all-new student nightlife calendar for 2020 Voodoo Events have created a range of f

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15 September 2020

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The ornate roof of Leeds Kirkgate Market, credit Wide Oyster

Visitors encouraged to make the most of Leeds’ diverse trails this bank holiday weekend

History lovers can have a hoot this bank holiday weekend as they try bird-spotting with a difference in the heart of urban Leeds.

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27 August 2020

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Temple Newsam - credit Leeds City Council

City’s museums and galleries welcome back visitors

useum-lovers in Leeds can rediscover millions of years of history now council-run venues across the city have officially reopened. Leeds Museums and Galleries sites closed earlier this year as part of a city-wide effort to control the sprea

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27 August 2020

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A gin distilling station at Hotham's Leeds Gin School

Hotham’s Leeds Gin School returns

Cheers to that: Hotham’s Leeds Gin School returns   Award-winning gin school returned to Leeds on Saturday 18th July Hotham’s Distillery Bar re-opened to the public on

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7 August 2020

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The Tetley art gallery building

The Tetley Reopens

Food, Drinks, Art: The Tetley re-opens New Menu, New Head Chef and more   The Tetley are delighted to announce their reopening plans, following a period of re-de

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7 August 2020

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