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Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basicsvideo

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...
Leeds Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics

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...
Charlatans ‘Live All Over The World’

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...
Corinne Bailey Rae

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...
Millennium Square

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...

TOP STORIES

Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership

City agencies reinforce partnership approach to support victims of domestic violence and abuse

With the start of Safeguarding week (24 – 29 June), organisations in Leeds have reinforced their commitment to working together to support victims of...
Connecting Leeds

Senior councillors in Leeds to agree bus priority measures along the A61 North and...

Senior councillors in Leeds will discuss an update on the plan to transform transport and travel in and around the city at a meeting...
Leeds Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Week celebrations to begin in Leeds with flag-raising ceremony

In the 75th year following D-Day and the Battle of Monte Cassino, Leeds City Council Armed Forces Champions – Councillors Jane Dowson, Caroline Gruen...
Emerald Headingley Stadium

Completion of exciting Emerald Headingley Stadium refurbishment to be marked by special Community Engagement...

Two special celebration events are to be held this year to mark the completion of exciting redevelopment work at Emerald Headingley Stadium. In what promise...
One Adoption Leeds

A year of progress for West Yorkshire’s regional adoption agency

One Adoption West Yorkshire is bucking the national trend by approving more adopters for children in care across the region over the past year...
River Wharfe at Otley

Senior Leeds councillors set to back Otley flood prevention plans

Plans to protect homes and businesses in Otley from the risk of flooding are set to move a step closer at a meeting next...
Leeds Tropical World

Proposals for new indoor play facility at The Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Tropical World...

Proposals for a new state-of-the-art indoor play facility at one of the city’s most popular and enduring visitor attractions are set to be considered...
Leeds Core Strategy

Government planning inspectors’ final report on Leeds Site Allocations Plan being put forward for...

Senior councillors in Leeds are set to approve a recommendation at a meeting next week that the Site Allocations Plan for the city guiding...
Leeds 2023

Executive board ready to back Leeds Culture Trust

The newly-formed trust that will spearhead a game-changing cultural investment programme for Leeds is set to get the official backing of the city’s senior...

Leeds City Council leader calls for reduced gulf between UK cities and regions

Challenges facing the UK’s increasing regional inequality were highlighted by a range of policymakers, politicians and leaders from business, the media and civil society...
2019 Schools Yorkshire Tour

Leeds pupils take part in 200 mile Yorkshire cycle relay

Leeds pupils have taken part in the 2019 Schools Yorkshire Tour this week, a 200-mile cycle relay which aims to encourage more pupils to...
UCI Road World Champs 2019 Leeds

100 Days to the UCI Road World Championships

Celebrations are taking place across Yorkshire to mark 100 days to go until the 2019 UCI Road World Championships. Official Yorkshire 2019 flags have been...
Kully Thiarai

New creative director returns to Yorkshire to kickstart the next phase of Leeds 2023

Ground-breaking and highly respected theatre director Kully Thiarai will return to Leeds to oversee a major cultural investment programme culminating in a spectacular one...
Leeds Food Partnership Award

Bronze Birthday Present for Leeds Food Partnership

After just one year, the Leeds Food Partnership (LFP) is celebrating winning a prestigious accolade, The Sustainable Food Cities Bronze award. Set up in 2018,...
Child Friendly Leeds Live

CBeebies stars head to Millennium Square for the second Child Friendly Leeds Live event

Tickets are now on sale for Child Friendly Leeds Live 2019, which will be headlined by CBeebies’ Mr. Bloom & His Band with popular...
Leeds Secondary School Proposal

Consultation begins on new east Leeds secondary school proposal

Consultation is underway on a proposal to create a new eight-form entry secondary free school for pupils aged 11-16 in east Leeds. Leeds City Council...
UK2070 Commission

Leeds hosts UK2070 Commission to plan a fairer future UK economy

A report examining the impact of regional inequalities and ways that economic performance and life-chances in the UK are predicted to worsen unless drastic...
Leeds Dads

Leeds Dads host the biggest free Father’s Day party in the UK

This Father’s Day, Leeds Dads will be hosting a free ‘Dadtastic’ event to support dads to engage with their children. Dadtastic Day takes place on...
Leeds Citizens Advice Bureau

Lord Mayor and council leader attend special celebration for charity’s 80th birthday

The Lord Mayor and council leader welcomed guests to a special celebration for Citizens Advice Leeds’ 80th birthday on Tuesday 4 June. Held at Leeds...