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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.

A Woman’s Place exhibition

23 November 2017

On the centenary of some, not all, British women getting the vote, A Woman’s Place? looks at the struggles and progress of women in achieving equality and recognition

Shoppers slide into summer as 30ft helter skelter returns to Trinity Leeds!

18 August 2017

Trinity Leeds is taking shoppers on a trip to the tropics with the return of their 30ft slide.

The shopping centre’s super-sized helter skelter, which is set across two floors, has been given a holiday makeover with a mini beach area – complete with a giant hammock and pool inflatables.

Stats Show Six Months’ Success For Super Casino

26 July 2017

Wednesday (26 July) marks six months since the UK’s third-largest casino opened – hailed as the ‘super casino of the North’, the statistics released by Victoria Gate Casino to mark the half-year anniversary make for impressive reading.

Lonely Planet names Leeds one of Europe’s top destinations for summer 2017

23 May 2017

Lonely Planet has named Leeds one of Europe’s top destinations for international travellers this summer.

Oulton Hall welcomes dogs with Pooch Package

19 May 2017

Oulton Hall’s Pooch Package adds a little luxury for dogs, allowing the whole family to enjoy a weekend away.

Ocean predator set to make waves as dinosaurs return to Leeds City Museum

15 May 2017

For more than 140 million years, fearsome marine reptiles like Ichthyosaurus ruled the world’s oceans.
Now incredibly well-preserved remains of the speedy, dolphin-like predators will be making a splash with the city’s pint-sized palaeontologists as dinosaurs return to Leeds City Museum this May half term.

Revolting Fun at Thackray Medical Museum

15 May 2017

Enjoy some revolting fun this Half Term by entering the Body Lab at Thackray Medical Museum. From 29th May to 2nd June, the museum invites you to investigate your bodily functions in a series of hands-on science workshops.

Summer in the Sky as Kids Fly Free to Leeds Bradford Airport

10 May 2017

Families look set to keep it closer to home and take more breaks this summer thanks to a partnership between British Airways and Leeds Bradford Airport.

‘Fan’-tastic evening with Kelvin Fletcher at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

11 April 2017

Emmerdale favourite Kelvin Fletcher, who played Andy Sugden in ITV's award winning Yorkshire soap, is set to make a special guest appearance at the new Emmerdale Studio Experience on Thursday 27 April.

Enjoy the delights of Leeds Museums and Galleries this Easter

31 March 2017

A feast of family-fun activities and events are set to light up Leeds Museums and Galleries this Easter.

UK First As VR-Powered Hyper Reality Experience™ Centre Launches in Leeds

28 March 2017

The UK’s first virtual reality-powered game experience will launch in Leeds next month when a leading escape game company unveils the Hyper Reality Experience™, the first in a series of centres to be launched in British cities.

Summer of Sculpture at The Tetley

13 March 2017

The Tetley’s summer exhibition brings together new and recent works by London-based artist Jessie FloodPaddock, with the Oak Tree series of sculptures,drawings and prints by the celebrated 20th century sculptor, the late Kenneth Armitage.

Popular Leeds escape game unveils plans for new venue

24 February 2017

The top secret concept will open at Trinity Leeds in April and details are being kept under wraps for now, with more information due to come in the following weeks.

New species take centre stage in revamped areas of Tropical World

10 February 2017

In what promises to be unmissable, Tropical World in Roundhay Park is offering visitors of all ages the chance from today (February 10) to experience a revamped Creature Corner and Waterfall Area to complement the Aztec-themed aquarium which was improved in spring 2015. Both the areas will boast a range of wonderful new animal species to enjoy.

New family-friendly exhibition explores seasonal sensations

9 February 2017

Leeds City Museum’s new For All Seasons exhibition opens this Friday, February 10, and features a series of imaginative centrepieces including a giant sandcastle, indoor tree, traditional sledge and hook-a-duck pond.

Trinity Kitchen Kicks-off the New Year with New Foodie Delights

27 January 2017

Trinity Leeds is kicking-off 2017 with new flavours and dishes with real flair. In total, five vendors will be setting-up shop at Trinity Kitchen for the next eight weeks, serving a diverse selection of cuisines such as Polish, Scottish and Yorkshire Tapas.

UK ‘Super Casino’ Unveiled in Leeds with a Star-Studded Grand Opening Ceremony

26 January 2017

A glittering ceremony marking the eagerly-anticipated launch of Victoria Gate Casino – the largest casino in the north of England and Scotland – has been held in Leeds with thousands enjoying the launch party.

Work set to start on new Lotherton Wildlife World

18 January 2017

Ambitious plans to transform Lotherton Bird Garden into an exciting new wildlife attraction are set to get underway this month.

Leeds has been awarded the Purple Flag for offering a great evening out

10 January 2017

The city has been awarded Purple Flag status for excellence in managing its evening and night time economy

Launch Date, Bars and Restaurant Details Revealed for ‘Super Casino’ of The North

9 January 2017

The grand opening date for the multi-million pound Victoria Gate Casino has been revealed – along with details of its distinct bar and restaurant offering.

Guts, Gore and more at Thackray Medical Museum

19 October 2016

It’s Guts, Gore and more at Thackray Medical Museum this half term.

Leeds’s home of independent shopping Leeds Corn Exchange welcomes a quartet of new tenants

13 October 2016

Four new tenants have chosen the heart of historic Leeds as the ideal spot for them to locate their new businesses, setting up in the Grade I listed Leeds Corn Exchange. Joining the existing 28 independent shops, cafés and salons in the city’s hotspot for contemporary fashion and original gifts is a cosmetic salon and a nautical-themed gift shop, as well as two new clothing boutiques which are the only UK retailers of selected brands.

Fair trade fanatics Yellow Sunrise celebrate sixth anniversary at Leeds Corn Exchange

5 September 2016

Home to gifts and homewares from around the globe, Yellow Sunrise, based in Leeds Corn Exchange, is celebrating this month its 6th anniversary of successful trading in the iconic Grade 1 Listed building.

M&S Company Archive hosts behind the scenes tours for Heritage Open Day

5 September 2016

On Saturday 10th September, the M&S Company Archive will be throwing its doors open and giving visitors the exclusive opportunity to delve into M&S’ 132-year history with behind the scenes tours.

Leeds Corn Exchange unearths stunning antique photos in celebration of Heritage Open Days

1 September 2016

In celebration of Heritage Open Days, one of Leeds’s stunning and most recognisable buildings, Leeds Corn Exchange, is set to collaborate with The Gallery at Munro House this September to showcase some antique images of the building and surrounding area.

Victoria - Filming at Harewood House

25 August 2016

Harewood House was recently used as a major set for ITV’s Victoria series. The crew filmed across Yorkshire for several months during winter 2015/16. Harewood was fortunate enough to be one of their key locations.

The Super Casino Of The North’s Identity Unveiled As First Jobs Are Secured

15 August 2016

The name and branding for the largest casino in the north of England and Scotland, which will be located in the heart of Leeds city centre, has today been revealed as ‘Victoria Gate Casino’

Museum staff take leading role in virtual reality installation

12 August 2016

Staff and volunteers at Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds are set to play leading roles in a new virtual reality artwork created for the museum.

Artist Irene Brown is working with the museum to create a set of virtual reality viewers which visitors will be able to look through and see impressions of what the museum building looked like in the past, when it served as a workhouse and a hospital.

Accent Clothing collaborate with local Boxing champion Jack Bateson

10 August 2016

Leeds Indie, Accent Clothing love to support the local home grown talent and it goes without saying that Leeds is full of it. With no exception to this is Jack Bateson, a Team GB Amateur Boxer.