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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.

Kick-start the Summer with New Street Food Vendors at Trinity Kitchen

20 May 2018

Trinity Kitchen is welcoming new street food vendors to get the summer cooking up to a flying start. Burger and Lobster Brothers, Wanderer Junk Food, Jenny’s Jerk Chicken, The Luxury Diner and Thai Khrim will all arrive at Trinity Leeds, alongside Jah Jyot and Vincenzo the Prosecco Van which returns for another time.

World Island returns this next Bank Holiday Weekend

20 May 2018

NEW SITE, 7,500 MUSIC FANS AND 75 ACTS IN TOTAL

Brighten the Summer with music for all throughout Leeds Parks

18 May 2018

The Summer Bands series returns to the parks of Leeds this month, hosting entertainment from the region’s best brass, jazz and concert bands.

Largest Clip ‘n Climb in the North opens in Leeds on 26th May 2018

14 May 2018

A year in the making, Clip ’n Climb Leeds opens on 26th May 2018 and boasts 32 individual climbs making it the biggest in the North.

Game on: Roxy Ball Room is coming to Merrion Street with its second party-centric gaming bar

10 May 2018

The thriving Northern Quarter is about to up its game as city favourite Roxy Ball Room opens its third Leeds based bar on Merrion Street. The gamers paradise will be unleashed just in time for the World Cup in June

Waste not, want not: Leeds Indie Food Festival puts food waste and sustainability front-and-centre

10 May 2018

The fourth annual Leeds Indie Food festival will focus on sustainability and zero food waste issues, through events, sustainability initiatives and their first ever branded Frank Green reusable coffee cup.

Matt Healy Reveals Menu at New Restaurant: Opens Today

4 May 2018

The restaurant officially re-opens on Friday 04 May following a two-week refurbishment of the Grade II listed building.

System and Set One Twenty announce 3 soirees with Ricardo Villalobos, Raresh and more!

24 April 2018

For the 3rd year running System & Set One Twenty welcome Ricardo Villalobos for his annual terrace residency!

The Summer Cocktail Experience Week

24 April 2018

Celebrating the magic of mixology in 20 of Leeds’ hippest hotspots

Robin S, Utah Saints and Alison Limerick to Headline Back To Basics Summer Orchestral Extravaganza

11 April 2018

Dance music legends Robin S, Utah Saints and Alison Limerick have been confirmed as the headline special guests for the return of The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics featuring the Orchestra of Opera North on Millennium Square, Leeds on Friday 27 July.

COCOON IN THE PARK – 2018 - The 10th anniversary

10 April 2018

In 2009 a one day one night one stage festival made an extraordinary debut in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside.

Vegan ‘Chicken’ Shop To Take Residency At Legendary Leeds Bar, Oporto

3 April 2018

Knave’s Kitchen, a comfort food pop-up, is bringing its unique menu of vegan fried ‘chicken’ and plant-based junk food to the diners of Leeds this Spring as it takes residency at the legendary Leeds rock & roll bar, Oporto