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Stockeld Park’s Spring Adventure is Back! Jeremy Hardy Comes to City Varieties Adam Buxton Headlines Ilkley Film Festival May Programme of Screenings
 
Stockeld Park’s Spring Adventure is Back!

Stockeld Park’s Spring Adventure is Back!

  Snail racing, Barney the giant bunny, guinea pigs, tortoises, stick insects and a giant millipede are just a few of the fun things to look forward to at Stockeld Park’s Spring Adventure from Saturday 23rd – Sunday 31st May. Now open for every school holiday, Stockeld Park has invested in a show stopping mix […]

Stockeld Park’s Spring Adventure is Back!
Jeremy Hardy Comes to City Varieties

Jeremy Hardy Comes to City Varieties

Jeremy Hardy will perform at City Varieties in May as he begins his 4th decade as a stand-up. That’s a more dramatic way of saying he started 31 years ago and, without a lottery win, probably has at least another 31 years to go. Last year, the tenth series of Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the […]

Jeremy Hardy Comes to City Varieties
Adam Buxton Headlines Ilkley Film Festival May Programme of Screenings

Adam Buxton Headlines Ilkley Film Festival May Programme of Screenings

Ilkley Film Festival returns in May with a day of programming, headlined by Sony Award winning Adam Buxton. It follows a record breaking second festival in February which attracted almost 5,000 people to 26 events and screenings in the town. As the clock strikes 12 noon on Sunday 24th May, Ilkley Film Festival will kick off […]

Adam Buxton Headlines Ilkley Film Festival May Programme of Screenings
Ruby Flew Too!

Ruby Flew Too!

22 May 2015

Once upon a time, upon a nest, beside a lake, there lived…Ruby! On 29 May Carriageworks Theatre invites Leeds families to Ruby Flew Too!, based on the heart-warming picture book by Jonathan Emmett, and adapted for stage by Topsy Turvy Theatre. Follow one small duckling’s journey as she finds her feet…all in her own time. […]

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You Are Here: Leaving the City

You Are Here: Leaving the City

22 May 2015

Leeds Beckett University’s Media and Place Research Cluster Presents You Are Here: Leaving the City, a 13 mile walk into the night, starting at 5.30pm on Wednesday 1st July, from Broadcasting Place (where you can stock up on flapjack and tea in preparation for the journey!). Leaving Broadcasting Place, you will walk North through the […]

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Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal at Half Term

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal at Half Term

22 May 2015

The National Trust have put together a list of great challenges, the ultimate ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’. When was the last time you explored inside a tree, went bird watching, played pooh sticks, or rolled down a really big hill? The whole family can get together and get outdoors to take up […]

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Classic British Adverts from 70s & 80s

Classic British Adverts from 70s & 80s

22 May 2015

Leeds College of Art presents an historic collection of works from the award-winning, creative advertising agency Collett Dickenson Pearce (CDP), featuring famous campaigns for clients such as Clarks, Fiat, Olympus, Vogue, and Benson & Hedges. The exhibition is a marvellous showcase of British creative advertising work from the most awarded agency of all time (recognised […]

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Artonomy at Belgrave Music Hall

Artonomy at Belgrave Music Hall

21 May 2015

Artonomy returns to Leeds on 3rd June to host ‘Spectrum’, its second united arts and music showcase at The Belgrave Music Hall and this time they will be supporting the charity Beyond Autism, raising money to fund art supplies for the Rainbow School. Artonomy is an arts management and events collective founded by a group […]

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Avocado; Eve Ensler’s Shockingly Relevant New Play For West Yorkshire Playhouse

Avocado; Eve Ensler’s Shockingly Relevant New Play For West Yorkshire Playhouse

20 May 2015

Eve Ensler is a Tony Award-winning playwright (The Vagina Monologues) and human rights activist (One Billion Rising). Avocado, her new commission for West Yorkshire Playhouse, is a World Premiere and the second production in this Spring’s A Play, A Pie & A Pint. Directed by Playhouse Associate Director Mark Rosenblatt, with sound design by Mic […]

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Save Spenfield

20 May 2015

Public Meeting: Mon 1st June, 7.30pm at St Chad’s Centre Many West Park residents will be aware of the fine old building called Spenfield House in the grounds of the Village Hotel. However maybe not so many will know just what an architectural gem it is or that the building is threatened by a proposed […]

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Leeds Youth Fight for Jobs

Leeds Youth Fight for Jobs

19 May 2015

Over 2,000 people have indicated they will attend an anti-austerity protest organised by Leeds Youth Fight for Jobs (YFJ) on the day of the state opening of parliament. The facebook event can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/807414962676055/ The protest will take place in Victoria Gardens outside Leeds Art Gallery at 5pm on Wednesday 27th May. The […]

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