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Film Studio Transforms Leeds TV Archive into Independent Coffee House

31 January 2019

A former TV archive on Kirkstall Road is the unusual location for a new Coffee House, Bar and Event Space - aptly named ARCHIVE, opens Monday 11th Feb.

Leeds Announced As Rugby League World Cup 2021 Host

29 January 2019

Leeds will host more Rugby League World Cup 2021 games than any other city, Elland Road will host a men’s semi-final and Emerald Headingley Stadium will host three men’s games and two women’s games.

80s Legends, Club Classics And A Movie Blockbuster For Opera North’s Summer Orchestral Festival

25 January 2019

The Orchestra of Opera North will return to Millennium Square, Leeds for another long weekend this summer, joined by Jimmy Somerville, Nik Kershaw, Howard Jones and more for 80s Classical on Friday 26 July, and special guest vocalists for the third instalment of The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics on Saturday 27 July, with a live soundtrack screening of Jurassic Park to close the festival on Sunday 28 July.

ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour to Visit Leeds as Part Of 100-Day Tour

25 January 2019

The 100-day schedule for the domestic leg of the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour, driven by Nissan, has been announced today ahead of its start date on 19 February - when it will commence its journey across the length and breadth of England and Wales, covering thousands of miles and making stops in more than 20 towns and cities.

Head of Steam: Headingley gears up for next-level gaming utopia

22 January 2019

One of the best-loved bars in Headingley is currently being ‘Powered UP’ seeing the first floor transform into a beer-soaked gaming mecca. As of February, the first floor of The Head of Steam will boast an impressive mix of modern and classic gaming to keep visitors entertained.

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing arrives at Leeds Art Gallery this February

21 January 2019

On February 1, 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in exhibitions across the UK, including Leeds Art Gallery.

Start Spreading the News – New York Inspired Restaurant & Bar Announced for Leeds Arena Quarter

21 January 2019

The Merrion Centre is continuing its winning streak as one of the top choices for international and niche eateries in Leeds as a unique fresh food and drink concept, Union Square, has selected it as the location for its founding restaurant

Major new exhibition and the year ahead at Harewood House in 2019

16 January 2019

The first exhibition of the Harewood Biennial is Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters, which aims to challenge preconceptions, spark interest and inspire debate about the role craft can play in culture, identity and society. At a time when there is a surge of interest in craft, (from the supermarket to the catwalk) there is also confusion – is it a product or a process? Is it always handmade? Is it just a marketing buzzword?

Leeds retains prestigious Purple Flag status for third successive year

14 January 2019

A prestigious award recognising a city’s excellence in managing its evening and night time economy has been awarded to Leeds for a fantastic third year in a row.

The Cities of Northern England and House of Britain launch the ‘North of England City Experience’

2 January 2019

The cities of Northern England, comprising Leeds, Hull, Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle Gateshead today announce the launch a new multi-city tourism experience in partnership with House of Britain, tailor made for the Dutch market.