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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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¡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...
Temple Newsam Christmas

A visit to house’s wonderful workshop is good for your elf

Hidden away, deep inside Temple Newsam House is a fantastically festive creation worthy of Santa’s most enterprising elves. The wonderful workshop will be the latest...
Georgian Library

Experts to reveal secrets of historic house’s hidden library

Decorated with a curious mixture of Roman style pillars, a mysterious fake door and a fully working church organ, it’s a room with a...
Bonfire

Celebrate the magic of Bonfire Night at six Leeds City Council public bonfires

Bonfire Night celebrations in the city are once again set to be marked by six large community bonfires. In what is always a stand out...
Leeds Rhinos

Rhinos lead the charge to get Christmas in Leeds underway

Rugby League heroes The Leeds Rhinos will get the festive season officially underway as guests of honour at this year’s fantastic Leeds Christmas lights...
Leeds Halloween

Dead exciting Halloween horrors at city’s museums and galleries

A spine-tingling programme of Halloween horrors will see historic sites in Leeds taken over by spooky scarecrows, ghosts and witches next week. Venues including Temple...
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...

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Headingley Cricket Ground

Pre-registration for ICC Cricket World Cup public ballot 2019 opens

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opens 10 am (BST) on Wednesday, 1 August, when ticket applications will be open to all...
Connecting Leeds

Scheme to reduce congestion on M62 to begin next week

Drivers will benefit from reduced congestion on a busy West Yorkshire motorway as major work to improve two key junctions begins on the M62...
Golden Acre Park

Celebrate the success of Leeds’s stunning green spaces during Love Parks Week

Several parks in Leeds have once again been recognised as some of the very best green spaces in the UK, just in time for...
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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...
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Leeds to host King’s Fund 2018 healthy cities conference

With Leeds rated as one of the best cities for health and wellbeing, on Tuesday 17 July it will host a major conference looking...
FIFA World Cup England v Belgium

Millennium Square big screen – England v Belgium

Football fans are being advised that England’s third-place play-off match against Belgium on Saturday will not be shown on Millennium Square’s big screen. This decision...
Leeds Discovery Centre

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- Giant squid model

Staring down imposingly from above the store entrance at Leeds Discovery Centre, this giant monster of the deep is one of the more bizarre...
Leeds Storm Eva Flooding

Council issues update on flood prevention guidance and sandbag policy for Leeds

Leeds City Council has today issued an update on its sandbag policy in order to help raise awareness of what to do in the...
Leeds City Centre

It’s more than temperatures rising in Leeds as visitor numbers hit record levels

Visit Leeds has announced that data from the recent STEAM survey, which measures the economic impact of the tourism industry in the UK, recorded...
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Admissions policy for England v Croatia on Millennium Square big screen

Ahead of England’s momentous FIFA World Cup semi-final clash against Croatia on Wednesday, fans wishing to watch the match on Millennium Square’s big screen...
Independent Directions Film Festival (INDIs)

INDIs Film Festival sets agenda for future film industry

The Independent Directions Film Festival (INDIs) returns to Leeds from July 20-22, championing young creatives by giving them the opportunity to kick-start their careers...
'Find out about social care'

Care services to be showcased at marketplace event

Visitors to Kirkgate Market this Thursday can get their bargain shopping and, thanks to a one-day marketplace event, also find out about social care...
England

Admissions policy for England v Sweden on Millennium Square big screen

Football fans wishing to watch England’s crunch quarter-final clash against Sweden on the big screen in Millennium Square are being reminded on the rules...
Chocolate at Temple Newsam

Archives choc full of tales about sweet life of estate’s lords and ladies

Sweet-toothed aristocrats in Leeds were among the country’s earliest chocoholics, fascinating new documents have revealed. Ahead of tomorrow’s World Chocolate Day, an exquisite bill of...
Leeds Core Strategy

Public hearings on future Leeds housing plans set to begin

The proposed locations of future new housing across Leeds will be discussed at public hearings beginning next week. Starting at 1 pm on Monday 9...