West Yorkshire’s museums contribute millions to regional economy

West Yorkshire’s local authority museums contributed over £34 million to the regional economy last year and attracted over 1.7 million visitors through their doors. The information has been released on a new video highlighting the amazing attractions across the county and encouraging people to take pride in their local museums and galleries. Senior councillors…

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Green light for West Yorkshire Playhouse redevelopment

Arts Council England have today confirmed a total grant of £6.6m towards the landmark redevelopment of West Yorkshire Playhouse, with further news that the project has been granted planning consent, thereby giving the green light for a transformational moment in the theatre’s history. The £14m project, led by Leeds City Council, will be funded by…

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