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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.

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.

Leeds International Festival is Underway

7 May 2019

After an incredible first weekend of events, we look ahead the remaining days of this year’s festival

Lawless becomes first British winner of Tour de Yorkshire as Van Avermaet takes final stage

5 May 2019

Chris Lawless became the first British winner of the Tour de Yorkshire after defending champion Greg Van Avermaet won an enthralling final stage in Leeds.

City celebrations to deliver unforgettable ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 fan experience

30 April 2019

This summer thousands of new and existing cricket fans will have the opportunity to get up close to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup action as all 10 world class host cities bring the tournament to life in iconic locations.

The Summer Cocktail Experience: Festival-inspired event heading to the Faversham

30 April 2019

After the phenomenal sell-out success of The Cocktail Experience over the past few years, the city’s premier party-centric cocktail event is back for 2019 with a twist. Taking place on Saturday 8th June, The Summer Cocktail Experience will be held at the iconic Faversham between 2-8pm, where a festival feel is guaranteed come rain or shine.

The UK’s Weirdest, Funniest, Most Boundary-Breaking and Most Pioneering Festival is about to Begin

30 April 2019

Leeds’ annual festival of innovation, diversity and discovery begins this week.

Countdown begins to the arrival of Tour de Yorkshire in Leeds

29 April 2019

With just under a week to go before the Tour de Yorkshire lights up Leeds, here is everything you need to know to ensure you do not miss a minute of the action.

Tour de Yorkshire fan village back in Leeds

29 April 2019

The Village will be returning to Millennium Square in Leeds as part of the celebrations around the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.

Sven Vath presents the last ever Cocoon in the Park - 13th July 2019

28 April 2019

The team behind Cocoon in the Park are happy and sad all at the same time.

Happy to announce the line-up for number 11 but sad to tell you this will be the last ever Cocoon in the Park. Really.

First street food stalls announced for Beer and Bread at Fountains Abbey

24 April 2019

Vegan tacos, local beer and award-winning doughnuts on the menu at this collaboration event between Leeds Indie Food and Fountains Abbey

Eating the North: #EatNorth Returns for 2019

16 April 2019

#EATNORTH weekly food festival is returning to Leeds for its third year, with a cracking line up of indie food vendors, themed events and live music.

Gear up to welcome the world’s best cyclists

16 April 2019

With just over a fortnight to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get their Land Art and Best Dressed competition entries in.

Iconic ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy set to bowl over fans in Leeds

10 April 2019

Cricket fans in Leeds and from across the region are being offered the exciting opportunity to see close up and have their photo taken with one of the sport’s most prestigious trophies this Sunday.

The Lamb & Flag unveil fresh look and new menu

4 April 2019

The Lamb & Flag are back with a bounce this spring, unveiling a fresh interior design and revamped beer garden, an enticing new food menu and a calendar of events set to rock the city during the summer months.

Add a Spring to Your Step as New Street Food Vendors Arrive at Trinity Kitchen

2 April 2019

Brand new arrivals Po Boys, Little Tractor and Nan’s Kitchen have arrived at Trinity Kitchen, along with returning vendors Shoot the Bull, Original Fry Up Material and Feral Food Store, to serve up mouth-watering dishes to Leeds visitors.

Full race timings confirmed with one month to go to the Tour de Yorkshire

2 April 2019

Millions of spectators are expected to line the route over the four days of action which will see the Tour de Yorkshire take place between 2-5 May and the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race between 3-4 May.

Resonance: Opera North’s Residency for BAME Music-Makers Returns

29 March 2019

Five lead artists will take part in the latest of Opera North’s Resonance residencies this April and May, developing new ideas in workshops and work in progress performances at the Company’s Leeds base, with the support of PRS Foundation.

Original Artists from M People, Groove Armada and more to join Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics

28 March 2019

The Voice of M People Heather Small, Groove Armada’s MC M.A.D. and Andy Cato, Livin’ Joy legend Janice Robinson and Happy Mondays vocalist Rowetta are among the special guest artists announced for the third year of The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics in Millennium Square, Leeds on Saturday 27 July.

Yorkshire lights up for 2019 UCI Road World Championships

22 March 2019

Iconic landmarks across Yorkshire were lit up in rainbow bands on Thursday night to celebrate six months to go until the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

Leeds Indie Food Festival: the first fifteen

18 March 2019

Returning from 9th-27th May 2019, Leeds Indie Food promises another year of exclusive supper clubs, workshops, unique one-off events and collaborations aplenty. There’s a host of brand new events as well as some returning favourites, alongside the customary innovation, forward-thinking and foodie unity across the city.

Leeds International Festival 2019 announces full programme

18 March 2019

Leeds International Festival 2019 is proud to now reveal its full programme, with an incredibly broad, diverse, innovative and fascinating line-up. Across many industries and sectors, L19 has insight from a massive spectrum of talent, from communities across Leeds, the UK, and internationally.

New ‘Black Box’ Retail Concept Launches at Trinity Leeds

18 March 2019

Trinity Leeds has officially unveiled its pioneering new shopping experience Black Box, offering a platform for local artists and fashion students as well as big-name London fashion retailers.

50 days to the Tour de Yorkshire

13 March 2019

The Tour de Yorkshire Ride in collaboration with Mackenzie Thorpe, official tour artist, are proud to reveal the design for a new medal for the event.

More Tour de Yorkshire Roadshows Announced!

6 March 2019

Given their success since the start of the year, Welcome to Yorkshire has announced its latest batch of Tour de Yorkshire roadshows which will be taking place across the county.

Transform 19

20 February 2019

Transform 19 to ignite the city with trailblazing performance, bringing an international festi-val exploring everything from power and pop culture to culture clashes and identity politics

Shake it off at Loop: Sing-along party bar heading to Merrion Street

6 February 2019

Merrion Street’s party central reputation is about to be sealed with the launch of a new bar that promises to inject your night out with an adrenaline shot of fun. Brought to you by the guys behind Roxy Ball Room, Loop is a sing-along party bar that specialises in cocktails, craft beer, karaoke and all round good times.

Spring into a new season of dance at Leeds’ Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

5 February 2019

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds has announced a spectacular new spring season of dance, opening in March 2019.

Film Studio Transforms Leeds TV Archive into Independent Coffee House

31 January 2019

A former TV archive on Kirkstall Road is the unusual location for a new Coffee House, Bar and Event Space - aptly named ARCHIVE, opens Monday 11th Feb.

Leeds Announced As Rugby League World Cup 2021 Host

29 January 2019

Leeds will host more Rugby League World Cup 2021 games than any other city, Elland Road will host a men’s semi-final and Emerald Headingley Stadium will host three men’s games and two women’s games.