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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Lotherton Christmas Experience

Enchanting festive extravaganza returns to Lotherton this Christmas

The picturesque grounds of Lotherton will once again be transformed into a unique festive attraction this Christmas. After a hugely successful debut year last year,...
Christkindelmarkt German Christmas Market

Leeds’s famous German market extended to Christmas Eve

The city’s hugely popular annual Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market will return with an extended run this year staying open right up until Christmas Eve. Once...
Light Night 2017

Light Night Leeds sets new benchmark for cultural togetherness

Colourful illuminated benches will help bring people together to experience this year’s stunning Light Night Leeds. The beautiful light benches will be installed on Victoria...
Natalie Haigh

Sea of flowers covers museum’s giant map of Leeds

A beautiful sea of thousands of handmade forget me nots has appeared at Leeds City Museum to raise awareness of dementia. The flowers, which symbolise...
George Pyke’s Musical Clock

Clocks talk will turn back time at Temple Newsam

For Eighteenth Century aristocrats, having an impressive ornamental timepiece to help you while away the hours was the ultimate status symbol. https://youtu.be/XtfFfKeCSAU Now centuries later those...
Light Night 2017

Culture under the spotlight as top Euro artists come to Leeds

Exciting European artists will be lighting up Leeds with a series of captivating creations when Light Night returns to the city this October. Taking place...
Light Night Leeds

Bright ideas to keep little ones busy on Light Night

Intrepid youngsters can battle space aliens, dance at a silent disco and discover a hidden forest as they explore the city centre during this year’s...
Temple Newsam Home Farm

Discover the delights of ‘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...
Breeze has Talent 2017

Call-out for talented youngsters for Breeze auditions

A great opportunity for talented young people in Leeds is on offer at the public auditions for the 10th Breeze has Talent competition which...
Leeds Markets

New approaches to social care showcased at marketplace event

Visitors to Kirkgate Market next Wednesday can get their shopping and thanks to a one-day marketplace event, also find out about social care support...
Armed Forces Day Leeds 2017

Leeds to mark Armed Forces Day with feast of family-fun activities and events

The courage, dedication and commitment of personnel serving in the British Armed Forces will be recognised in Leeds later this month as part of...
Leeds Wool Festival

Chance to grab a fleece of the action as Wool Fest returns to Armley

The wonderful world of wool will take centre stage as Leeds Industrial Museum hosts the spectacular Leeds Wool Festival this weekend. The event, now in its...
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Vintage Fair for vintage fare at Leeds Kirkgate Market

Visitors to Leeds Kirkgate Market will be able to encounter a fair to delight all vintage collectors and admirers alike. On the first Saturday of...
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Lotherton’s fabulous food festival returns

A fabulous feast of food and drink will return to Lotherton later this month as the estate prepares to host its second annual food...

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Bonfire Night

Sponsorship of four popular community public bonfires still available

Businesses in Leeds are once again being offered the opportunity to sponsor one of the city’s fantastic public bonfires, as part of festivities to...
Leeds City Council

Pledge your support to recycle more glass as part of new campaign

Residents in Leeds are being asked to pledge to recycle their glass at their nearest bottle banks rather than throwing it into their household...
Otley Town Council

Opportunity for residents and business to find out more about plans to reduce flood...

Otley residents and businesses are being invited to come along and meet the team at a drop-in event on Tuesday 17 October. Visitors to the...
Leeds Industrial Museum

Yorkshire suit is made to measure for Big Apple’s fashion exhibition

For a Yorkshireman returning home after the Second World War, it was tailor made to help him take his first sartorial steps back into...
Leeds Credit Union

Take action now so debt worries don’t ruin your Christmas

Leeds residents are being encouraged to plan ahead for Christmas, to prevent overspending and debt worries from ruining their festive season. Leeds City Council is...
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Leeds comes together to take a stand against hate crime

Leeds City Council, Safer Leeds, West Yorkshire Police, and West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner are standing together to reassure members of the public...
Leeds Jewish Community

Council leader’s support for Jewish community after anti-Semitic grafitti

Leeds City Council Leader Councillor Judith Blake has written to the leaders of the Etz Chaim synagogue on Harrogate Road expressing her shock at...
Leeds City Museum

Take a walk on the dark side as museum celebrates goth culture

Visitors to Leeds City Museum can step into the shadows this weekend and explore the weird and wonderful world of Gothica. This Saturday, the museum...
Noddle Logo

First financial health hub launches in Leeds

Leeds residents will soon be able to start improving their financial health during a visit to town, thanks to a new partnership between Noddle...
Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery reopens tomorrow after a period of closure

Newly uncovered exhibition space and transformed Central Court Gallery. • Major ARTIST ROOMS: Joseph Beuys exhibition - with works by Beuys showing in Leeds for...
Lord Filkin, Bill Rollinson, Cllr Rebecca Charlwood

Five-year partnership to improve quality of later life for people in Leeds Lord Geoffrey...

A new partnership that will bring fresh thinking to the challenges and opportunities for older residents in Leeds was announced today (Wednesday, 11th October). Like...
First West Yorkshire

Leeds welcomes electric double decker bus trial

Following a successful trial in York, First Leeds has this week launched its trial of a new fully electric double decker bus. The “Metrodecker EV”...
Leeds Station

Senior councillors to discuss ambitious Leeds Station remodelling blueprint

A range of principles to guide the remodelling of Leeds Station into a transport hub of international significance at the heart of the Northern...
Kirkstall Abbey

Enjoy some mindful moments at beautiful Kirkstall Abbey

Centuries ago, it was a tranquil sanctuary where Cistercian monks would spend hours in peaceful contemplation. And this week Kirkstall Abbey will be giving people in...
John Charles Centre for Sport

New long-term lease agreement proposed to extend Hunslet RLFC’s proud residency at the John...

A new lease arrangement which would extend Hunslet RLFC’s stay at the John Charles Centre for Sport is set to be considered by senior...