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Make it Leeds this Christmas #LeedsChristmas

1 November 2018

A spectacular programme of festive events in Leeds is set to get thousands of visitors from across the UK and beyond in the Christmas spirit this year.

The Merrion Centre gets set for a ‘Magical Christmas’

29 October 2018

On Saturday 10th November, The Merrion Centre in the heart of Leeds will launch its largest-ever Christmas celebration with their first ever ‘Merrion’s Magical Christmas’ fun day.

Leeds City Council marks Bonfire Night with six captivating community events

24 October 2018

The cities skies will once again be lit up as Leeds celebrates Bonfire Night.
In what is always a stand out occasion in the city’s event calendar, six public bonfires organised by Leeds City Council will be held at East End Park, Roundhay Park, Woodhouse Moor, Springhead Park in Rothwell, Middleton Park and Bramley Park on Monday, November 5

The Cocktail Experience Part Four

8 October 2018

With the memories of the long hot summer fading faster than your tan, the time has almost come to dust yourself off, update your wardrobe and prepare to get on up to get down for the 2018 party season. And what better way to kick off the most hedonistic time of year than with the return of the city’s most legendary cocktail party?

TV Presenter Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo Joins Line-Up for Made Up Leeds

17 September 2018

Television favourite Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo has joined the line-up for Made Up Leeds – the city’s first ever cosmetics festival that aims to go beyond beauty.

Pianos at the ready as orchestra of events starts in the city

17 August 2018

Leeds is all set to celebrate the piano in grand style. Instruments are at the ready for the start of four weeks of events in conjunction with the Leeds International Piano Competition to illustrate the appeal and playfulness of the piano.

Public Ballot for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opens

1 August 2018

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opened today (Wednesday, 1 August) at 10am (BST) on Wednesday 1 August, when ticket applications were opened to all members of the public, backed by a major marketing and PR campaign, welcomingly called Are you in?.

Summer of fun as pop-up spaces and activities transform the city centre

30 July 2018

Whether you want to relax on a deck chair at City Beach, soak up the sunshine at one of our pop-up spaces or get involved with one of the many activities, there is something for everyone!

Trentemøller announces only UK tour date of 2018 at The Church Leeds.

30 July 2018

After the huge success of Leeds’ new multi-venue festival inner city electronic, the team now proudly announce an exclusive stand-alone show featuring a DJ performance from electronic pioneer Trentemøller. The performance will be Trentemøller’s only U.K show this year and takes place at the stunning grade 2 listed Church (Church Leeds) on October 27th.

Mint Festival to use RAF Church Fenton as venue for 2018!

20 July 2018

The last two years of Mint Festival sold out well in advance, but the team are not resting on their laurels: the seventh edition of the north’s most essential dance gathering promises to be the biggest yet, with a brand new and larger venue, more impressive stages and immersive production than ever, and some previously unseen surprises.

Pre-registration for ICC Cricket World Cup public ballot 2019 opens

17 July 2018

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opens 10am (BST) on Wednesday, 1 August, when ticket applications will be open to all members of the public. To apply for tickets in the Public Ballot, applicants must register an account via the Official Cricket World Cup Ticketing website. Ticket accounts can be created during the pre-registration phase.

Host of famous faces pit their wits in Jane Tomlinson Appeal’s Sporting Social

16 July 2018

Sports stars past and present will go head to head in an evening of sporting fun and frolics for the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

Brassed Off comes home to Yorkshire with Grimethorpe Colliery Band and the Orchestra of Opera North

4 July 2018

Grimethorpe Colliery Band and the Orchestra of Opera North are preparing to make history with the Band’s first ever live soundtrack performance of Brassed Off in Yorkshire, part of the Opera North in the City festival on Millennium Square, Leeds on Sunday 29 July.

Shacklady crowned Senior Masters Champion at Leeds Golf Centre

29 June 2018

Two days of impressive golf and 50 professional players later, the winner is announced at the 2018 Golf Club of the Year

Ball Mania: Unleash your inner child at Shooters Bar this summer

25 June 2018

This summer, Shooters Bar have teamed up with Ball Mania to invite you on a nostalgia-fuelled trip down memory lane, back to a time when life was more innocent

Latin vibes and club classics at the Brewery Wharf Festival 2018

17 June 2018

Get ready to shake your booty on Saturday 23rd June, because it’s fiesta time at the Brewery Wharf Festival! The annual Leeds Waterfront Festival is a party we look forward to every year here at Pink Gorilla, and we’re honoured to be organising the festivities over in Brewery Wharf this year.

inner city electronic announces programme of talks and workshops plus new artists!

29 May 2018

20 hours of music, talks & workshops across a selection of innovative city centre venues in Leeds.

A new Jazz Festival hits the streets of Leeds in July

24 May 2018

It's a six-day edition with events taking place at the Wardrobe, Leeds College of Music, the Carriageworks and in Millennium Square.

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.