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Pet Shop Boys announce Leeds date

29 July 2016

Pet Shop Boys are delighted to announce that they will return to the UK with their Super Tour early next year and included in that tour will be first direct arena, Leeds on the 18th February 2017.

Corinne Bailey Rae Live Tour

27 July 2016

After the critically acclaimed release of her new album The Heart Speaks in Whispers, Corinne Bailey Rae has confirmed the dates for her first UK tour in five years; opening the tour in her hometown at Leeds Town Hall on Friday 28 October.

Full steam ahead for Leeds’ visitor economy performance

22 July 2016

If you want to know what makes Leeds special and why more tourists than ever come to visit.
Then look no further than the recent data from STEAM survey that measures the economic impact of the tourism industry. The City saw 26.21 million tourism visits in 2015, a 5.3% increase from 2013.

Bevox Show arrives at Leeds Town Hall this Sunday

20 July 2016

Described as “the choir that has fun”, BeVox makes its debut appearance at Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 24 July at 4pm to present an exciting concert in celebration of singing.

Young people offered opportunity to discover magic of golf at Temple Newsam

19 July 2016

Youngsters will have the chance to hone and develop their golf skills at a specially designed six-hole pitch and putt course at a public golf club.

U.S premiere of acclaimed documentary 'The First Film'

18 July 2016

Weeks before a planned debut of his films at the Morris-Jumel Mansion in 1890,
Louis Le Prince disappeared and was largely forgotten as the father of moving pictures

An Action Packed Summer at Thackray Medical Museum

15 July 2016


Whether you have a budding scientist or medic at home, or you just want to tear the kids away from the sofa, Thackray Medical Museum has lots of fun activities to keep all the family entertained during the summer holidays.

Top artist Ashley Jackson puts Temple Newsam’s stunning landscapes in the frame

15 July 2016

World-renowned artist Ashley Jackson will get some inspiration from the beautiful grounds of Temple Newsam during a special watercolour painting demonstration.

University of Leeds Announces 2016 Finalists for FUAM Graduate Art Prize

15 July 2016

Now in its fourth year, the FUAM Graduate Art Prize, supported by the Friends of University Art & Music (FUAM) rewards the artistic excellence of the top students completing studies in Design and Fine Art at the University of Leeds in 2016

Le Pain Quotidien to launch in Leeds

14 July 2016

Belgian restaurant and boulangerie Le Pain Quotidien is delighted to be opening its doors in Leeds.

New classical concert announced for Millennium Square this summer

10 July 2016

Millennium Square will host a brand new outdoor classical music spectacular this summer.

Stars including Xfactor and Popstar to Opera star winner Joe McElderry, soprano Laura Wright, and violinist Jennifer Pike will take to the stage on Saturday, July 30 for the exciting A Classical Summers Evening concert.

Sky Ride returns to Leeds

9 July 2016

Cyclists of all ages will have the chance to leisurely take in the sights of some of Leeds’ most iconic city centre landmarks as part of the popular Sky Ride event on Sunday 17 July.

Live music returns to Roundhay Park for the first time in 10 years!

7 July 2016

Harvey Goldsmith is proud to announce OnRoundhay Festival in partnership with John Lewis, a brand new family, music and food festival in Leeds. Taking place in the stunning surroundings of Roundhay Park on 17 September 2016. OnRoundhay is the ultimate day out for standout live music with mouth-watering food and drink experiences along with a fun-filled program of entertainment for all ages, where under 12s go free!

THE COMMITMENTS ROCK INTO LEEDS DIRECT FROM THE WEST END

6 July 2016

Coronation Street legend, Kevin Kennedy, is to star as in the critically acclaimed musical The Commitments when it hits Leeds this December.

“THE BEATLES” AT THE GRAND THEATRE NEXT WEEK

5 July 2016

Leeds Grand Theatre is gearing up to Twist and Shout as the biggest ever tour of The Beatles’ celebration show LET IT BE takes to its stage next week.

From Brontë to Baz Luhrmann: a season of local relevance and global ambition

4 July 2016

This Autumn/Winter West Yorkshire Playhouse champions the region’s most distinctive creative voices and collaborates with renowned national and international theatre-makers in a season of ambitious performance.

M&S pop-up archive comes to Leeds Trinity centre

1 July 2016

This July, fashionistas in Leeds will be in vintage heaven as the M&S Company Archive brings its pop-up archive to Trinity Leeds.