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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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

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.

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.

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.

Thomas Chippendale 1718-1779: a celebration of British craftsmanship & design

8 January 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 a range of his work including key pieces from the Royal Collection, Paxton House, Newby Hall, and Dumfries House.

Summer symphonic spectacular returns to Millennium Square

18 December 2017

A spectacular fusion of energetic dance anthems and the stunning sounds of an award-winning live orchestra will once again take over Millennium Square in Leeds next summer

Full route for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire Announced

5 December 2017

The fourth edition of the race has been expanded from three to four stages and will take place between 3-6 May 2018. It encompasses all four corners of the county and takes in 169 villages, towns and cities along the way:

Superstar Presenters Maya Jama and Marvin Humes to host the 2017 MOBO Awards in Leeds

23 November 2017

Superstar presenters Maya Jama and Marvin Humes are confirmed to host the 2017 MOBO Awards at First Direct Arena in Leeds on 29 November.

Leeds Light Switch On Line Up Announced

1 November 2017

Rugby League heroes The Leeds Rhinos will get the festive season officially underway as guests of honour at this year’s fantastic Leeds Christmas lights switch on.

Experience Kirkgate Market after hours with new Night Market

25 October 2017

Visitors will be able to see Leeds historic Kirkgate Market in a new light when it opens its doors after dark with a new Night Market this week.

Leeds' famous German market extended to Christmas Eve

10 October 2017

The city’s hugely popular annual Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market will return with an extended run this year staying open right up until Christmas Eve.

MOBO Awards Returns to Leeds in 2017

26 September 2017

The electrifying celebration of the best in urban music will take place on 29 November at first direct arena, Leeds

Visitors will be over the moon with Light Night’s dazzling lunar creation

22 September 2017

A magnificent recreation of a beautiful full moon will hover over the water at Leeds Dock during this October’s spectacular Light Night Leeds.

Harewood House Announces a Victorian Christmas

20 September 2017

Harewood House is pleased to announce a special five week Christmas season.

ITU World Triathlon Leeds confirmed as host of 2018 British Championships

19 September 2017

British Triathlon has confirmed the ITU World Triathlon Leeds will host the 2018 British Age-Group Standard Distance Triathlon Championships.

The Leeds Cocktail Experience Part Three

15 September 2017

Brush away those post-Summer blues, dust of your dancing shoes and prepare to party like there’s no tomorrow, as The Leeds Cocktail Experience is back!

Stunning spectacle set to light up Leeds

7 September 2017

Tens of thousands of people are set to flock to this October’s incredible Light Night Leeds as the city centre is transformed into a dazzling sea of colour, light and sound.