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42 The Calls Hotel to undergo 5* refurbishment with multimillion-pound investment…

5 November 2019

42 The Calls, an iconic Leeds hotel, is getting ready for its long awaited, multimillion-pound refurbishment. The hotel entered administration in February 2018 after a number of years of turbulent ownership

Homemade pasta restaurant Sarto is open

24 October 2019

The joint project between Laynes Espresso and The Brunswick gives both a new avenue for their much-lauded endeavours, and if the (completely sold out) Sarto pop-up nights at Laynes have been any measure, Leeds is hotly anticipating this new opening.

Gothic ballet marks major milestone for Northern Ballet and Leeds Playhouse

22 October 2019

Next week Leeds will play host to milestone moments for two of the city’s flagship cultural organisations when Northern Ballet returns to Leeds Playhouse with Dracula.

HEDONIST 4th BIRTHDAY Ft Friendly Fires (DJ Set)

21 October 2019

Hedonist Bar in Leeds is celebrating its 4th birthday in conjunction with Patron Tequila by throwing a Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Party on Thursday 31st October with special guests -. Entry is free and is a thank you to all the guests that have helped support the venue in its first couple of years.

Meet The New Northern Superchargers Men’s Team

21 October 2019

Tonight, at The Hundred Draft, Northern Superchargers welcomed 14 new players to the men’s team. Darren Lehmann went head-to-head with seven competing Head Coaches to select the very best players to represent the Leeds-based team in The Hundred next summer.

Watch sporting history unfold in The Hundred's first Draft, live on TV - here's how to watch

18 October 2019

On Sunday 20th October The Hundred men’s Draft will mark an historic occasion in British sport, as the first major UK sport competition draft to be held in this country. Here’s how to follow the action as it happens:

THOR'S Tipi Bar Returns to Leeds for City's Festive Celebrations

8 October 2019

THOR’S tipi bar makes a welcome return to Leeds city centre this November, running from Saturday 16th November right through until 1st January 2020.

Dreams come true as Light Night Leeds returns to transform city

9 September 2019

A breath-taking parade of music and light will take an awestruck crowd of thousands on a journey into dreamland when Light Night Leeds returns next month.
The annual cultural spectacular is set to transform the city centre for the 15th year in a row on October 10 and 11, with a stunning programme of more than 60 impressive installations and performances by artists from across the world.

The Wardrobe's 20th Anniversary

27 August 2019

One of Leeds’ favourite nightspots The Wardrobe celebrates its 20th Birthday in style with special week of events to celebrate the venue’s musical heritage

Park Row get set… The Head of Steam is on its way

19 August 2019

The Head of Steam is preparing to unleash its third Leeds venue this September, when they transform the space previously occupied by Lloyds Bank on Park Row into their 16th UK site. The modern pub promises to deliver its usual mixture of high-quality local and international craft ales, irresistible food and retro gaming.

Christmas at Harewood– Unlock the Magic

16 August 2019

It’s after-hours, the doors are closed and it’s the moment when Harewood House really comes alive. The statues are singing, the paintings are gossiping and there’s hustle and bustle both above and below stairs, with the anticipation of an important guest in the run up to Christmas.

Roxy Arcade: Merrion Street venue ups its game

31 July 2019

Since hitting up Merrion Street in the newly rejuvenated Northern Quarter last year, Roxy Ball Room have gone from strength to strength, replicating the success of their flagship Boar Lane venue. As the booze and ball games entertainment mecca continues its evolution, their latest announcement is sure to get the city’s night owls and gaming geeks in a spin.

Harvey Nichols Launches Fourth Floor Bar and Menu

27 July 2019

Harvey Nichols Leeds launches a new concept small plate menu at the Fourth Floor Bar that champions seasonality

University of Leeds voted ‘best in the UK’ by over 40,000 students

18 July 2019

A recent online survey on Student Hut has placed the University of Leeds as the number one university in the UK, beating the likes of University of Exeter and the University of Sheffield.

Dino-mighty new Leeds event set to be a UK first

15 July 2019

The UK’s first ever city centre animatronic dinosaur trail will roar into life this summer when Leeds takes a trip millions of years into the past.

Opera North Scoops Major Green Award

5 July 2019

Opera North’s commitment to environmental sustainability has been recognised with the award of Best Newcomer at the 2019 Creative Green Awards in London.

Dollhouse Leeds: Who’s coming out to play?

4 July 2019

The Leeds nightlife scene is about to get a hot-as-hell upgrade with the arrival of Dollhouse. Residing in a beautiful grade-II listed building in the city centre’s historical Hirst’s Yard, this picture-perfect bar presents a fresh new concept from local lad and platinum selling artist Tom Zanetti and DJ and entrepreneur Kane Towning.

Leeds International Festival 2020 dates announced

2 July 2019

Just over two months since Leeds International Festival wrapped up for 2019, we’re back with some key headline announcements for 2020.
Organisers are going public with dates for the diary for next year’s festival, a new theme and the launch of its Open Call.

HotBed Brunch Lands in Leeds

21 June 2019

HotBed lands in Leeds. You can enjoy their legendary parties at home as the HotBed Brunch returns to East 59th, on Saturday 13th July and Bank Holiday Sunday 25th August. The perfect place for a summer get together!

Completion of exciting Emerald Headingley Stadium refurbishment to be marked by special Community En

20 June 2019

Two special celebration events are to be held this year to mark the completion of exciting redevelopment work at Emerald Headingley Stadium.

Everybody's In The Place, Let's Go! Full Track-List For Classic Ibiza Revealed

19 June 2019

Don’t miss these stone-cold dance classics being performed live by a 32 piece orchestra, DJ and vocalists at Harewood House on Saturday 20 July.

Northern Ballet showcase exciting work of talented disabled dancers in Expressions

18 June 2019

Hosted by Northern Ballet, Expressions returns to Leeds this summer for the sixth year running, showcasing the exciting new work of talented disabled dancers from across the UK. The only event of its kind in Yorkshire, professional and community inclusive dance groups will perform over three accessible shows on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 July at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds.

100 Days to the UCI Road World Championships

14 June 2019

Celebrations are taking place across Yorkshire to mark 100 days to go until the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

Northern Ballet announces 50th Anniversary Programme

7 June 2019

Northern Ballet has announced details of their 50th Anniversary Programme including three world premières, a star-studded Gala and tours of some of the Company’s best-loved productions.

Leeds Chef Matt Healy to Launch Third Venture in his Hometown

28 May 2019

Award-winning chef Matt Healy has announced the launch of a gastropub in his hometown of Leeds – his third venture in the city in just a year.

Market Kitchen at Leeds Kirkgate Market expands

28 May 2019

Offering a vibrant mix of street food at great prices, tenants include the BBC award winning Manjit’s Kitchen to the unique Yorkshire Wrap Company and the current trend for Bao buns being catered for at Banh & Mee Other street food options include Jenny’s Jerk Chicken, Tea pot, Mr Mackeral, Frizza Pizza, Instanbul Bakery and Fat Annies.

Organisers of Yorkshire 2019 unveil race start and finish times

23 May 2019

With just under four months to go until the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, organisers Yorkshire 2019 have unveiled the highly anticipated race start and finish times.

Blackhouse steps into summer with new menu and gin garden

20 May 2019

Blackhouse is the ultimate place to be in Leeds when it comes to prime steak and premium cocktails, and their latest menu is once again full of temptation.

Opera North To Hold First Dementia Friendly Performance

16 May 2019

To mark Dementia Action Week which runs from 20-26 May, Opera North, one of the city’s largest arts organisations, has announced plans to stage England’s first dementia friendly opera performance this Autumn. Specialist dementia training will also be offered to every member of staff, raising awareness of the condition across the company.

Historic year as record numbers flock to Leeds Museums and Galleries

9 May 2019

Leeds Museums and Galleries welcomed a record number of visitors over the past year, new figures have revealed.