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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

Henry Moore Institute celebrates its enduring partnership with Leeds Art Gallery.

21 March 2018

Twenty-five years since opening, the Henry Moore Institute celebrates its enduring partnership with Leeds Art Gallery.

Sukhothai Menu Makeover

16 March 2018

Award winning restaurant group launch first new menu in 15 years

Trinity Leeds Celebrates 5th Birthday with Super-Sized Surprise

16 March 2018

Trinity Leeds is celebrating its 5th anniversary in style with a super-sized 3 metre-high birthday cake and a £10,000 giveaway for shoppers.

BBC MasterChef Professional To Launch Leeds Restaurant

15 March 2018

Matt Healy, the Yorkshire-born chef who was runner-up in BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals, has announced he is to open a restaurant in Leeds.

Bananarama to perform full live show at Millennium Square, Leeds – Saturday 4 August 2018

6 March 2018

Global 80s icons and the biggest girl band to emerge from the UK, Bananarama are back on top! The original line up reunited for a sold out 2017 indoor theatre tour across the UK and now announce a full live concert at Millennium Square, Leeds on Saturday 4 August 2018. This is the only chance a Leeds audience will get to see the original line up!

Action Against Hunger puts on once-in-a-lifetime Moveable Feast for Leeds’ foodies

1 March 2018

On the 14th March, Leeds will host Action Against Hunger’s Moveable Feast for the first time. Lucky diners will have the opportunity to access some of Leeds’ most exclusive dining areas, whilst enjoying a specially curated menu together with a thoughtfully prepared wine pairing. Guests will attend a drinks reception before rotating between four renowned restaurants, enjoying a unique course at each venue, which has been specifically designed for the event.

Himalayan Fashion Exhibition at Lotherton Hall

1 March 2018

Don’t miss this stunning new exhibition of fashion and textiles in a unique country house setting. Discover sumptuous silk brocades, geometric dhaka cotton weaves, fine Kashmir wool shawls and rainbows of printed prayer flags

Pintura Launches Basque Pintxos Bar To Celebrate Third Birthday

1 March 2018

Pintxos lovers and gin connoisseurs rejoice! Leeds restaurant, Pintura Kitchen, is to launch a Basque-inspired Pintxos Bar to celebrate their third birthday.

Brewery Reveal Ambitious Plans And Invite The Public To Join Them In Crowd Funding Initiative

28 February 2018

Northern Monk Brewing Co are asking members of the public to join them on the next phase of the breweries journey, by raising more than £500,000 through crowd funding.

Innovative Leeds-Based Festival Programmes Female-Led Line Up

28 February 2018

Cutting-edge festival Sounds Like THIS returns to Leeds this March with a strong female line-up of ground-breaking music, sound art and visual installations by leading artists and emerging talent.

Leeds Pride 2017 Impact Survey

24 February 2018

Results from the Leeds Pride 2017 Impact Survey have now been released and again the figures show an increase to our economy

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

23 February 2018

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 experienced team of bartenders and managers, Hedonist will see their home of 156 Briggate be completely revamped and relaunched in April with a carefully curated drinks menu that takes you on a trip round the world at the hands of their character Olivia, The Hedonist.

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

23 February 2018

Leeds Golf Centre has been awarded the coveted “Club of the Year” award at the prestigious 2018 England Golf Awards.

Beer: A History of Brewing and Drinking at Temple Newsam

20 February 2018

Britain’s first national drink will be the focus of an exciting new exhibition at Temple Newsam House.

Emerald Headingley awarded Ashes Test

15 February 2018

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is delighted by the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) decision to award Emerald Headingley an Ashes Test in 2023.

Royal Ballet star joins Northern Ballet in Leeds

15 February 2018

Northern Ballet has announced that Royal Ballet star Zenaida Yanowsky will be performing with the Company as a Guest Artist during their run of Las Hermanas / Concerto / Gloria at Leeds Grand Theatre. One of the most exquisite dancers of her generation, award-winning Yanowsky will perform in Las Hermanas for two performances only on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 March (eve).

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

14 February 2018

Kirkstall Abbey has today been recognised for giving one of Yorkshire’s warmest welcomes. The abbey has been awarded a VisitEngland Welcome Accolade, designed to shine a light on the region’s best quality visitor experiences.

Exhibition celebrates stunning craftsmanship of Thomas Chippendale

8 February 2018

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, designer and entrepreneur. The exhibition will show key pieces from the Royal Collection, Paxton House, Newby Hall, and Dumfries House displayed in a comprehensive, thematic way

Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection to come to Leeds in 2019

7 February 2018

In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in12 simultaneous exhibitions across the UK, including Leeds Art Gallery.

Leeds International Festival reveals Helen Sharman OBE, June Sarpong, Viv Albertine and more!

1 February 2018

Space travel, the ethics of robot sex, special film score commissions, intimate audiences with…, and some serious tunes - Leeds International Festival is back

Leeds lights up in rainbow colours for LGBT+ History Month

1 February 2018

A number of prominent city centre buildings will create a rainbow trail of light across the city when they are lit up tonight (1st February) to mark the start of LGBT+ History Month.

Leeds 2023 bid continues as six-year cultural programme announced

31 January 2018

Leeds has unveiled a £35m six-year programme, culminating in a year-long celebration of the city’s diverse cultures in 2023.

Leeds continues to fly flag for its evening offer

16 January 2018

Leeds has received official recognition for providing a great evening out for a second consecutive year.

West Yorkshire Playhouse to host World Premiere of Windrush: Movement of the People

12 January 2018

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 was the ship that brought the first large group of immigrants from the Caribbean and famously began the post-war immigration boom that was to radically change British society.

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

11 January 2018

Trinity Leeds is beating the winter blues this ‘Blue Monday’ (15 January) by hosting free ‘feel good’ films at Everyman Cinema Leeds.