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Dance stars fly into Leeds for ground breaking orchestral club extravaganza

Stars from the worlds of dance and classic music have been arriving in Leeds as they prepare to come together for a unique performance...
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Experience the magic of The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics event on Millennium...

Programmed by Leeds City Council, the annual Millennium Square Summer Series returns for a fourth year in July and August 2018, serving up a...
Gabrielle

Gabrielle to join Tony Hadley for summer spectacular

Tony Hadley has announced his very special guest at Millennium Square in Leeds on Saturday, 21 July will be the iconic artist Gabrielle. The hugely...
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Top names announced for summer orchestral extravaganza

Dance music legends Robin S, Utah Saints and Alison Limerick have been confirmed as the headline special guests for the return of The Symphonic...
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Live screening of The Charlatans at Leeds Kirkgate Market

Leeds City Council is excited to announce that Leeds Kirkgate Market will host a live screening of The Charlatans homecoming gig, which is taking...
Millennium Square

Spectacular return to Millennium Square for Opera North next summer

Opera North and Leeds City Council have announced more details of their return to Millennium Square next summer. With an eclectic mix of operatic and...
Back to Basics

Summer symphonic spectacular returns to Millennium Square

A spectacular fusion of energetic dance anthems and the stunning sounds of an award-winning live orchestra will once again take over Millennium Square in...
The Royal Family

70 facts about The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Wedding

To celebrate 70 years of marriage, discover 70 facts about The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh's wedding. A Royal Engagement 1. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip first met in...
James Wilson

Former X Factor star to attend special Breeze event in Pudsey

A former X Factor finalist will be in attendance at a special Breeze event held this week. James Wilson, who famously touched the hearts of...
Leeds Town Hall Organ

Music of the mind set to light up magnificent Leeds Town Hall organ

Standing a towering 50 feet high and weighing more than 70 tonnes, it’s usually an instrument for only the most accomplished of musical maestros. But...
Leeds Festival Drug Testing

Statement on Leeds Festival Drug Testing

A Leeds City Council spokesperson said: “Leeds City Council did not refuse to support drugs testing facilities being made available at this year’s Leeds...
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Corinne Bailey Rae latest artist announced for Back to Basics orchestral extravaganza

Leeds’ very own Corinne Bailey Rae is the latest star name to be added to the bill for The Symphonic Sounds of Back to...
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Basement Jaxx to headline Back to Basics orchestral extravaganza

Dance legends Basement Jaxx have been confirmed as the headline special guests for a spectacular meeting of club music and symphony orchestra, The Symphonic...
Street Style

New fashion film explores why Leeds is a city of style

The people of Leeds have been made sartorial stars in a new film exploring the city’s passion for fashion. Put together by a team of young...
Battle of the Bands

City’s young rock stars set to battle it out at Kirkstall Abbey

Some of the city’s top up-and-coming acts will have another chance to rock out in the stunning grounds of Kirkstall Abbey this summer as the...
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Millennium Square going Back to Basics for orchestral extravaganza

A new live music spectacular will see classic club dancefloor anthems reimagined and performed in a unique and contemporary way on Millennium Square this...
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Celebrating 50 years of music and song in North Leeds

A music centre which has been bringing music to the heart of north Leeds for 50 years is celebrating with a free anniversary concert...
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Networking events for the fashion community launch in Leeds

Experts from across Leeds are set to come together for an exciting new programme of networking events designed to harness the city’s passion for...
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Celebrated regional music collection finds new home at Leeds Central Library

A prestigious regional music collection previously known as the Yorkshire Music Library, which future was left in doubt earlier in the year, has been given...
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Square’s big stage welcomes local musicians and the Rock Choir for live music showcase

Musicians in Leeds will get the chance to take to the big stage on Millennium Square this week as part of a new free...

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Leeds United legends

Don Revie’s iconic Leeds United side set to receive city’s highest civic honour

The famous Leeds United side of the 1960s and 1970s managed by Don Revie are to be honoured with the city’s highest civic honour. This...
Child Friendly Leeds Awards

Get your votes in now for the Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2020

There are less than two weeks left to submit your nominations for the 7th annual Child Friendly Leeds Awards. Child Friendly Leeds is on the...
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Happy 100th Birthday Leeds United

Leeds United might be one of the most opinion-splitting clubs in the world. Their own supporters are ready to follow the club anywhere, which is...
Lord Mayor and Children's Lord Mayor

New Children’s Mayor of Leeds announced after record number of votes

On Tuesday 1 October, Wania Ahmad from Harehills Primary School was announced as the new Leeds Children’s Mayor by Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor...
Leeds United

Museum teams up with Leeds United to make football history

Fans will get the chance to relive some epic nights in Elland Road history thanks to a new display celebrating 100 years of Leeds...
Leeds International Day of Older Persons

Leeds Market event to help reduce the number of falls in older people

Leeds City Council is hosting a falls prevention event at Leeds Market on Tuesday 1st October, 10am to 4pm to help older people stay...
Leeds Big Book Grab

Schools take part in Big Leeds Book Grab

Schools from across the city joined the Big Leeds Book Grab, with each one choosing up to 150 free books from a warehouse packed...
Light Night Leeds 2019

Light Night’s love-themed artwork will be all heart

A romantic illuminated artwork will set hearts racing outside Leeds Town Hall during next month’s highly-anticipated Light Night Leeds. The striking piece entitled With Love...
Blot on the Landscape

Volunteers bring home award for unearthing mining history

Volunteers who dug deep to celebrate the extraordinary legacy of Yorkshire’s pit workers have scooped a prestigious national award. Working with the team at Temple...
Youth Justice Service colleagues Leanne Smith and Claire Duguid meeting HRH The Princess Royal

Right royal occasion for Leeds youth service

Staff in Leeds, who work to prevent offending and re-offending by children and young people, welcomed a Royal visitor. Organised by Butler Trust, a charity...
Light Night Leeds

Light Night Leeds is the UK’s largest annual arts and light festival returning on...

Giant, illuminated seesaws will make sure next month’s incredible Light Night Leeds is full of unforgettable ups and downs. The family-friendly, interactive installation, entitled Wave-Field,...
Leeds Careers Charter

Council teams up with schools to launch Leeds Careers Charter

Leeds City Council and its partners in business and education have come together to pledge their commitment to support and improve the skills of...
Herd Farm Residential & Activity Centre

Otley pupils step up and take flight at launch of brand new zip wire...

Local school children from Ashfield Primary School took to the sky at the launch of a brand new double zip wire at Herd Farm...
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Sky’s the limit as Leeds Town Hall gets ready for major refurbishment

The history of Leeds Town Hall reached a new high point today with the announcement of a major refurbishment project aimed at securing the...
Big Leeds Climate Conversation

Six weeks left to take part in the Big Leeds Climate Conversation

Leeds City Council is urging residents to share their views on how the city should respond to the climate emergency before the Big Leeds...
Leeds World Car Free Day

Roads closed for World Car Free Day 2019

Roads in Otley, Headingley and Beeston Hill are to be closed to traffic on 22 September as part of celebrations for World Car Free...
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Executive board to discuss Clean Air Charging Zone progress

Senior councillors are to discuss the progress of and new proposals for the city’s planned Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ) at a meeting of...
Light Night 2019

Dreams come true as Light Night Leeds returns to transform city

A breath-taking parade of music and light will take an awestruck crowd of thousands on a journey into dreamland when Light Night Leeds returns...
Aireborough Leisure Centre

New Aireborough Leisure Centre facilities set to be showcased later this month

The final results of a significant refurbishment programme at a popular north-west Leeds leisure centre are set to be officially unveiled later this month. Following...