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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...
Leeds Temple Newsam

Time travellers turn back the clock at Temple Newsam

Colourful characters plucked from the pages of history will to come face-to-face with visitors in the stunning surroundings of modern day Temple Newsam. The estate’s...
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...
St Peter's Singers of Leeds

St Peter’s Singers present JS Bach’s dramatic and stunningly beautiful setting of the story...

St. Peter’s Singers of Leeds present Music for Good Friday on 19 April at 7.00pm at Leeds Minster. This year the St Peter’s Singers present...
Leeds Ice Cube

Yorkshire’s coolest wintertime attraction returned to Millennium Square for more icy fun and adventure...

Skates at the ready as Yorkshire’s coolest wintertime attraction is back for 2019! Organised by Leeds City Council with support from media partners Radio Aire...
Leeds German market

Feast of festive sights and sounds as German market returns

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Leeds with the return of the city’s hugely popular Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market. Staying open right...
Baby Week Leeds

‘50 things to do before you’re five’ unveiled for Baby Week Leeds

Baby Week Leeds toddles into town for the third time this week with more than 70 events happening across the city! Leeds was the first...
Light Night 2018

Light Night’s glowing goliaths will be out of this world

A group of gigantic, luminous humanoids will land in the city centre for a captivating interplanetary installation at this year’s Light Night Leeds. The mesmerising...
Lets Ride Leeds

HSBC UK Let’s Ride – a fun, free cycling festival comes to Leeds

We’re closing the roads to traffic in Leeds on Sunday 2 September and hosting a street festival for anyone on a bike. Saddle up as...
Temple Newsam

Don’t miss out on Amazing Animals at Temple Newsam Home Farm

A wonderful array of exotic animals and birds are once again set to take centre stage at a popular Leeds farm next week. Held from...
Leeds City Council’s ‘Safe, Strong Communities ’ project

Exciting 12-week skills and activities programme launched in Seacroft

Residents living in Seacroft are being offered the chance to take part in a variety of fun activities and learn new skills as part...
¡VAMOS!

Samba sounds return to square this summer

Millennium Square is set to host a sizzling Sunday of Samba next month when the spectacular ¡VAMOS! festival returns to Leeds. Now in its fourth...
Leeds City Council, The Luna Cinema

Enjoy the magic of cinema under the stars in Millennium Square this summer

Cementing its place as the country’s leading producer of open-air film screenings. The Luna Cinema is delighted to announce that it is partnering with Leeds...
Leeds Wool Festival

History-lovers knitting pretty as wool fest returns

A popular celebration of the city’s centuries of textile heritage will return to Leeds Industrial Museum this weekend. The fifth annual Leeds Wool Festival will...
Lizzie-Deignan-Tour-de-Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire – the four week countdown begins

With just four weeks to go until the Tour de Yorkshire comes to Leeds, here’s everything you need to know to make the most...
Leeds Kirkgate Market

Hop down to Kirkgate Market this Easter for fun activities for all

Children and adults alike will all be well catered for this Easter at Leeds Kirkgate Market with a basket-load of fun and interesting activities...
Temple Newsam

Enjoy the magic of Temple Newsam estate’s Springtime Babies event this Easter

A host of cute animals will be taking centre stage this Easter as Temple Newsam estate prepares to host its annual ‘Springtime Babies’ festivities. Held...

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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...
Leeds Clean Air Charging Zone copy

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...
Leeds Industrial Museum's vintage fire engine

Object of the week- vintage fire engine

Once a stalwart of the fire service in Leeds, this impressive vintage engine is now being showcased alongside some of the city’s most impressive...
Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board

New ‘Spot of Lunch’ campaign launches in Leeds

A new ‘Spot of Lunch’ campaign launches in Leeds highlighting alcohol as a cause of breast cancer, with research showing more than 60% of...
West Yorkshire Police

Extra powers granted to council and police to tackle unlicensed car meet events on...

Additional powers have been granted to Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police to tackle a range of anti-social behaviour problems being created by...
Leeds Active Travel

Double Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee MBE revealed as city’s first Active Travel ambassador

Leeds triathlete and double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee MBE has been named as the city’s first Active Travel ambassador. In his new role, Alistair will...
Eshton Beck, Mike Leonard, Leeds University

Trees planted in natural flood management pilot

Hundreds of trees have been planted as part of the first project to trial natural flood management techniques to help improve protection for the...
Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund Football Club

Signed Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund 2019/20 shirts up for grabs as cities mark...

As part of the 50th-anniversary celebrations of twinning between Leeds and Dortmund, Leeds City Council is giving someone in the city the opportunity to...
Councillor Eileen Taylor presenting Major Watts with medal

Lord Mayor honoured to present Royal Army Major with service medal

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Eileen Taylor, welcomed Major David Watts to Leeds Civic Hall this month to present him with a medal following his...
Leeds Park and Ride - Elland Road

Building work for Elland Road park and ride expansion begins

Construction work to create an extra 550 spaces to Elland Road park and ride has started. The Council’s Connecting Leeds programme is set to create...
Tall Buildings Design Guide for Leeds

Public consultation begins on tall buildings design guidance for Leeds

Public consultation is now underway on the Tall Buildings Design Guide for Leeds. Designed to advise on buildings that are taller than their neighbours, the...
Secondary school places in Leeds

Applications open for secondary school places in Leeds

Parents and carers across Leeds are being reminded to get their applications in for their child’s secondary school place for September next year. Although it...