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Bikram Yoga is Booming in Leeds!

20 February 2016

When Bikram Yoga Leeds opened it’s doors on the 18th of December 2015, it was very eagerly awaited. More than 250 people had already bought pre-opening memberships and many others had expectantly been following the website and Facebook page for months, so there was already a big buzz around Bikram Yoga Leeds!

Former Rhinos legend gets ready to tackle Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon

16 February 2016

Former Leeds Rhinos legend Jamie Peacock is in training for a new challenge following his retirement from Rugby League. Jamie, 38, who hung up his boots last October at the end of the Rhino’s triumphant treble-winning season, will pull on his trainers on Sunday May 8thfor the Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon, officially launched today by the organisers, Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All

Leeds College of Art celebrates 170 years of delivering art education

16 February 2016

This year Leeds College of Art is celebrating 170 years of delivering art education in Leeds. To mark its anniversary the College is celebrating with a year of exhibitions, events and community activities, showcasing the past and embracing the future of the institution.

Pioneering group opens new venue in Harrogate

16 February 2016

Pioneering Leeds bar group North Bar have announced the grand opening of their new Harrogate venture, welcoming customers from 19th February.

Cocktails in the City returns to Leeds

11 February 2016

This April sees the return of the UK’s greatest cocktail festival to Leeds, as cocktail enthusiasts are set to converge to the iconic Town Hall to celebrate the unique cocktail culture our great city has to offer.

Heart Dissection Workshops at Thackray Medical Museum

11 February 2016

Thackray Medical Museum is inviting families to investigate the mechanisms of one of the most important organs in the body this half term, by taking part in heart dissection workshops.

Leeds Museums and Galleries to host a raft of activities during February half term

11 February 2016

A fantastic week of everything from music and history, science and nature, to arts and crafts will help keep the family busy at Leeds Museums and Galleries this half term.

Bringing a taste of Bombay to the heart of Headingley

10 February 2016

Khana Bombay Café, opening in Headingley, Leeds TODAY (10th February), is totally different from any Indian restaurant you’ve seen before. This is not your typical, stuck-in-the-70’s ‘curry house’ and there’s not one picture menu in sight; in fact, Khana Bombay Café blows all stereotypes of Indian restaurants right out of the Tandoor with its quirky, stripped back vintage decor, casual all day-dining and cosmopolitan vibe.

Eastern Warriors: India - Festival at Royal Armouries Museum

10 February 2016

Visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the rich and varied culture of India this February half term, at the Royal Armouries in Leeds through its exhibits and events for all the family, including dance, cookery, yoga and music.

Leeds Corn Exchange remains a magnet for Leeds’s long-standing and new independent retailers

6 February 2016

2016 is set to be a landmark year for a number of the independent retailers based at Leeds Corn Exchange, one of the grandest shopping centres in the city. Throughout the year, a diverse range of businesses will celebrate milestone anniversaries in the Grade I listed building.

New gallery shows off University treasures to all

6 February 2016

A rich collection of rare manuscripts and books will form a special public display of treasures when the University of Leeds opens a new £1.9m gallery today.
The Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, situated beneath the iconic Parkinson tower, will take visitors on a journey through the University’s renowned Special Collections.

Big Disco : Little Disco : Cardboard Box

5 February 2016

Big Disco will see the world's largest disco ball, 10.33m in diameter, on loan from Bestival, suspended from a crane in Leeds while more than 20,000 people dance to the same track, at the same time, at parties across Yorkshire.

More Pleasure at Opera North due to popular demand

1 February 2016

With two nights already sold out, Opera North have scheduled another performance of their new chamber opera, Pleasure, created by the young composer Mark Simpson and writer Melanie Challenger with Lesley Garrett in the lead role.