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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.

Gino D’Acampo is continuing his Yorkshire love affair, with a new restaurant in Harrogate

23 February 2017

Gino D’Acampo, has announced that he plans to open a fourth Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant in Harrogate, this June. The new restaurant which comes complete with an all-year roof terrace, will open just in time for summer, serving lunch until late seven days a week.

International Artists' Book Fair Celebrates 20 Years

23 February 2017

The longest running artists' book fair outside of London celebrates its 20th anniversary at The Tetley, Leeds. Throughout its history the Fair has attracted national and international participation and welcomed thousands of visitors from across the UK.

CONTAINED tour begins at West Yorkshire Playhouse

22 February 2017

England’s largest learning disability theatre company begins tour of CONTAINED at West Yorkshire Playhouse

The Hedonist Project: 51st State Sponsored by Wild Turkey

22 February 2017

The Hedonist Project are ripping up the rulebook yet again with another smoking hot concept, and this joint promises to be a real dive…

A celebratory year for Leeds Grand Theatre

21 February 2017

2017 sees a year of celebrations, firsts and winners for Leeds Grand Theatre as it prepares to welcome a wealth of entertainment to its stage

Leeds Indie Food returns May 2017 - Eat, Drink and Do 

16 February 2017

Leeds’ thriving independent food and drink community are once again planning a mouthwatering feast the annual Leeds Indie Food festival.

DARE Art Prize winner announced by Opera North and the University of Leeds

14 February 2017

A composer working with sounds below the limits of human hearing has been announced as the winner of the inaugural £15,000 DARE Art Prize by Opera North and the University of Leeds’ Cultural Institute. Samuel Hertz will spend the next year in collaboration with researchers at the University and Opera North staff in the creation of groundbreaking new work.

New Music Festival - Sounds Like THIS

14 February 2017

Sounds Like THIS is a brand new music festival, launching from 14- 24 March across three of Leeds’ most eclectic venues; Belgrave Music Hall, Arts@Trinity, and The Venue at Leeds College of Music.

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.

Tax Free Shopping Growth in Leeds

9 February 2017

Industry statistics released today reveal a sharp increase in the number of retail purchases from overseas visitors in Leeds, with annual sales from tax free shopping growing by 26.7% year-on-year for the month ended December 2016.

First time in thirteen years: City of London Sinfonia performs at Leeds Town Hall

8 February 2017

The City of London Sinfonia returns to Leeds for the first time in thirteen years to perform a special programme of English music and Beethoven at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 18 February.

Activism & the future of Europe spark a creative response as Transform gets set to present major cit

7 February 2017

Transform 17, a bold and adventurous programme that celebrates and explores new theatre, comes to Leeds from 19-22 April. This citywide, international edition is Transform’s most ambitious festival to date.

Leeds Valentines Fun Fair 2017

6 February 2017

Thousands of people are expected to experience all the sights and sounds as the country’s famous Valentines Fair returns to Leeds for its 26th Year!

Gino D’Acampo celebrates his latest restaurant opening with a starstudded party in Leeds

3 February 2017

Gino D’Acampo, the UK’s favourite Italian chef, has celebrated his latest Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant opening, with a glamourous VIP party in Leeds.