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Christmas with The Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery

30 September 2016

The six exciting new shows for Christmas start on Saturday 5th November.

3.5m passenger milestone reached at Leeds Bradford Airport ahead of busiest winter programme.

29 September 2016

Leeds Bradford Airport has recorded its busiest ever 12 months, with more than 3.5m passengers travelling through the terminal since September 2015.

Northern Ballet to hold three World Premières in 2017

29 September 2016

Northern Ballet is to create a record three new full-length ballets for 2017

Trinity Kitchen Reveals Autumn Additions

29 September 2016

Trinity Leeds welcomes a new selection of street food vans to Trinity Kitchen this week. Four new vendors will be in situ for the next six weeks, serving up everything from pies to steak sarnies, risotto balls and even crème brûlée.

West Yorkshire Playhouse - When We Are Married

29 September 2016

The highly-acclaimed Northern Broadsides return to West Yorkshire Playhouse with an exciting new revival of J B Priestley’s classic WHEN WE ARE MARRIED from 18 to 22 Oct in the Quarry Theatre. Broadsides Artistic Director Barrie Rutter directs this much-loved classic northern comedy in a co-production with York Theatre Royal.

Lotherton Hall announces launch of the ultimate festive day out for Yorkshire families

28 September 2016

The Christmas spirit has arrived early in Yorkshire this year, as Lotherton Hall – one of Yorkshire’s celebrated Edwardian houses and country estates nestled between Leeds and York – has announced the launch of its magical new attraction, The Christmas Experience

TV Star in Leeds Craft Centre Meet the Maker event

28 September 2016

A Meet the Maker Event with Leeds visual artist and star of The Great Pottery Throw Down Sandra Whyles is to be hosted by The Craft Centre and Design Gallery this Winter.

Pianist Olli Mustonen opens the Leeds International Chamber Season 2016/17

26 September 2016

Distinguished pianist Olli Mustonen opens the Leeds International Chamber Season 2016/17: Breaking Boundaries at The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Tuesday 4 October.

The Scientific Method at The Tetley

26 September 2016

This exhibition showcases recent artists’ moving image works which question how we make sense of today’s information overload, from post-truth politics to mind boggling quantum physics and neuroscience.

UK’s biggest lantern festival to light up Yorkshire

22 September 2016

The UK’s biggest Chinese lantern festival is coming to Yorkshire for the first time this winter.

Dragons the length of three buses and 40,000 light bulbs used to create more than 30 giant handmade lantern displays will illuminate Roundhay Park in Leeds from November 25 to January 2.

Love conquers all as Northern Ballet bring Beauty & the Beast to Leeds

20 September 2016

Be transported to the heart of one of the world’s most famous fairy tales as Northern Ballet’s Beauty & the Beast returns for the first time since its 2011 World Première, with performances at Leeds Grand Theatre from 15 December 2016 – 7 January 2017.

Masterchef Semi Finalist takes up autumn residency at New Ellington Leeds

20 September 2016

Masterchef semi-finalist, Elizabeth Cottam, is taking up a three-month residency at the New Ellington in Wellington Place, Leeds from the 1st October 2016.

Chinese State Circus - Dynasty

19 September 2016

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is heading to Leeds and returning to its roots in an innovatively spectacular new production – “DYNASTY”.

City centre to host first ever light triathlon

19 September 2016

A dazzling array of illuminated lanterns, cyclists, walkers and runners will take over the city centre next month when Leeds hosts its first ever light triathlon.
Part of this year’s incredible Light Night 2016, the ambitious trio of installations will come together on October 6 in one of the highlights of the spectacular two-night celebration.

Route revealed for Yorkshire ‘Rio Heroes’ homecoming parade

16 September 2016

The route of the hotly-anticipated Rio Heroes homecoming parade in Leeds celebrating the achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes has been unveiled.

City Varieties Music Hall opens its door free of charge

9 September 2016

Built in 1865, City Varieties Music Hall is one of few surviving Victorian music halls still hosting shows and Sunday 11th September will see the esteemed venue celebrate its rich history through a Heritage Open Day, where members of the public are invited to explore the venue free of charge.

OnRoundhay cooks up an enormous festival feast in partnership with John Lewis

8 September 2016

Harvey Goldsmith CBE 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.

Date confirmed for special Yorkshire homecoming parade to celebrate Olympic and Paralympic heroes

5 September 2016

The amazing achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes in Rio will be celebrated in style later this month as part of a special Yorkshire homecoming parade in Leeds.

Fair trade fanatics Yellow Sunrise celebrate sixth anniversary at Leeds Corn Exchange

5 September 2016

Home to gifts and homewares from around the globe, Yellow Sunrise, based in Leeds Corn Exchange, is celebrating this month its 6th anniversary of successful trading in the iconic Grade 1 Listed building.

M&S Company Archive hosts behind the scenes tours for Heritage Open Day

5 September 2016

On Saturday 10th September, the M&S Company Archive will be throwing its doors open and giving visitors the exclusive opportunity to delve into M&S’ 132-year history with behind the scenes tours.

Step Back in Time at the Grand Arcade

4 September 2016

Join the residents of the historic Grand Arcade on Saturday 10th September 11am - 5pm with a FREE exhibition of the Grand Arcade Through the Ages

Weird Garden at the Termite Club, Wharf Chambers

3 September 2016

An alternative music event which has been going in Lincoln for a few years is visiting Wharf Chambers in Leeds this October. Leeds based Stephen Becker contacted musician Peter K Rollings & urged him to put a ‘Weird Garden’ event on in Leeds, & also celebrate Leeds' famous Termite Club

Leeds Corn Exchange unearths stunning antique photos in celebration of Heritage Open Days

1 September 2016

In celebration of Heritage Open Days, one of Leeds’s stunning and most recognisable buildings, Leeds Corn Exchange, is set to collaborate with The Gallery at Munro House this September to showcase some antique images of the building and surrounding area.

Northern Ballet brings history’s greatest lover to the stage with the World Première of Casanova

1 September 2016

Northern Ballet is to bring history’s most notorious lover to life with its new ballet Casanova.
The internationally acclaimed company will transport audiences to decadent 18th century Venice, telling the sensational story of the infamous Italian adventurer in a seductive masquerade of passion and politics