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Friday, January 18, 2019

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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...
Flamingos at Lotherton bird garden

Flamingos living the high life in luxurious new home

A flock of fabulous flamingos will be in the pink as they spread their wings inside a spectacular new enclosure. The colourfully-feathered birds will explore...
Trinity Leeds

Enjoy the fun of ‘Clubbercise’ at Trinity Leeds on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is once again set to be celebrated at Trinity Leeds with a fun-themed aerobics event. Undertaken as part of the city’s successful...
Leeds Ice Cube

Chill at the Ice Cube this week!

The Ice Cube, returns to Millennium Square this Friday, giving visitors a chance to whizz around the ice under the specially covered outdoor rink. The official...
Mary Gawthorpe

Empowering exhibition celebrates women’s place in history

Inspirational women who have blazed a trail through history are being celebrated in an empowering new exhibition in Leeds. A Woman’s Place? opens at Kirkstall’s...
Leeds Millennium Square Ice Cube

Keep cool at Millennium Square’s Ice Cube in the New Year

The Ice Cube, the city’s coolest attraction, will return to Millennium Square in February 2018, once again providing the opportunity for visitors of all ages...

MORE STORIES

#TechMumsClubs Leeds

New tech club for mums launched in Leeds this month

An ambitious new programme aiming to ensure that mums in the city have the opportunity to brush up on and learn new digital skills...
Armed Forces Community Covenant

Leeds City Council reiterates commitment and support for city’s Armed Forces Community Covenant

Leeds City Council has underlined its continued commitment to supporting armed forces personnel and veterans this month. This follows representatives of the UK’s armed forces...
Tour de Yorkshire

Tour Maker 2019 – Full registration now open

Welcome to Yorkshire and A.S.O are thrilled to be hosting the fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire between 2nd - 5th May 2019....
Saleem Tariq, Deputy Director of Children’s and Families

Leeds City Council deputy director of children Sal Tariq has been named in the...

The leader and Chief Executive of Leeds City Council comment on Saleem Tariq, Deputy Director of Children’s and Families, being honoured in the Queen's...

Greetings of the Season and best wishes for the New Year

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year — and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority. The...
Child Friendly Leeds

Children’s social care services in Leeds rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Services provided for children and families by the council in Leeds have been rated as ‘outstanding’ by government inspectors, Ofsted. The tremendous achievement comes after...
North and West Yorkshire Business

Expanded North and West Yorkshire business rates pilot scheme approved

A combined bid by local authorities across North and West Yorkshire to retain most of its business rates growth to invest locally has been...
Good Things Foundation

New initiative helps Leeds residents get online

Leeds City Council is working with leading social change charity Good Things Foundation to deliver an ambitious new programme that will ensure residents of...
Leeds Tribe Youth Group

Crossgates youth group to sing for children in care

It might be cold outside but that won’t stop a local East Leeds Youth Group fundraising for children in care this Christmas. Following an online...
Queens of Industry

Museum gives city’s young tech whizzes a chance to let off some STEAM

Working at one of the world’s foremost industrial powerhouses, the women of Armley Mills were no strangers to cutting edge technology. Over centuries, they used...
Leeds Council House Growth Programme

Plans move forward for new extra care housing across the city

Senior councillors in Leeds will be discussing a programme to deliver new council-owned extra care housing at a meeting next week. At the council’s executive...
Drink Drive Awareness Event

Drink Drive awareness event to encourage people to take responsibility for their actions this...

People across Leeds are being encouraged to take responsibility for their actions this festive period and beyond by not drinking and driving. To raise awareness...
Temple Newsam House

A nostalgic collection of classic toys at Temple Newsam House for their brilliant Christmas...

Nestling under the tree or carefully placed inside a stocking, they were the must-have toys and games which delighted generations of eager Leeds children...
Tour-de-Yorkshire

Leeds to host finale as routes for 2019 Tour de Yorkshire announced

The full routes for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race have been unveiled at Leeds Civic Hall. Welcome to...
Kirkstall Meadows

Planning application submitted for further £112.1m of Leeds flood defences

Plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire have now been submitted. Leeds City...