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Fat Friends the Musical Win a Family Ticket for Pantomime at City Varieties Music Hall Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire
 
Fat Friends the Musical

Fat Friends the Musical

  ‘Fat Friends the Musical’ opened at Leeds Grand Theatre on 7th November to rave reviews and runs until Saturday 2nd December. If you were a fan of Kay Mellor’s TV series ‘Fat Friends’ you will love it! In fact, even if you didn’t see the TV series, you’ll love it!   Starring Freddie Flintoff, […]

Fat Friends the Musical
Win a Family Ticket for Pantomime at City Varieties Music Hall

Win a Family Ticket for Pantomime at City Varieties Music Hall

  Win a Family Ticket for Four (max 3 adults) to one of the following preview performances of Aladdin the Rock’n’Roll Panto Fri 24 Nov, 7pm; Sat 25 Nov, 7pm;
 Sun 26 Nov, 7pm. Just answer the question: What was the title of the first Rock’n’Roll Panto at City Varieties? Email your answer (with NORTH […]

Win a Family Ticket for Pantomime at City Varieties Music Hall
Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire

Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire

  A new photography exhibition, ‘Resurrecting Ancient Egypt’, opens at Cannon Hall, Barnsley this month, featuring images by Jennifer Robertson and Lynne Fletcher of Kyte Photography. The Kyte Photography team worked with world-renowned Egyptologist, Prof Joann Fletcher, to  resurrect Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire with a collection of photographs taken across the county inspired by Ancient […]

Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire
Henry Moore’s Early Work Returns to Yorkshire

Henry Moore’s Early Work Returns to Yorkshire

22 November 2017

The exhibition ‘Becoming Henry Moore’ will open at the Henry Moore Institute, on 30th November as part of the Henry Moore Foundation’s 40th anniversary year. The exhibition charts the artist’s career from gifted schoolboy in his hometown of Castleford, Yorkshire, to one of the world’s most celebrated sculptors, and will bring home to the region […]

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Share Jewellers Celebrates 40 Years with Street Lane Snowfall

Share Jewellers Celebrates 40 Years with Street Lane Snowfall

22 November 2017

    Roundhay Residents awoke to an unseasonably wintery scene recently as a six-inch blanket of ‘snow’ settled on Street Lane.  The unusual weather phenomenon saw commuters stopping for ‘snow selfies’ and children building snowmen on their way to school. But all was not quite as it seemed. The ‘snowfall’ was actually a special delivery […]

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The Origins & Effects of Asbestos in Leeds

The Origins & Effects of Asbestos in Leeds

22 November 2017

  Dr Jessica Van Horssen, Senior Lecturer in North American History at Leeds Beckett, will host an informative session a the origins and effects of asbestos in Leeds on Wednesday 6th December, 12.30 -1.30pm at Leeds Town Hall. Dr Van Horssen will share her research into the origins of asbestos in Canada and how it […]

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World Renowned Fashion Photographer Explores his Yorkshire Roots

World Renowned Fashion Photographer Explores his Yorkshire Roots

21 November 2017

Alasdair McLellan, one of the UK’s leading fashion photographers, will be at the Hyde Park Picture House this Saturday, as part of a special live event, presented by Village Books. The photographer will be in conversation with curators Lou Stoppard and Adam Murray, as they discuss McLellan’s formative years growing up in Yorkshire, the influence […]

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Festive Fun at WYP with Crumble’s Search for Christmas

Festive Fun at WYP with Crumble’s Search for Christmas

20 November 2017

  Join West Yorkshire Playhouse for Crumble’s Search for Christmas this festive season, a heart-warming tale of friendship and adventure, written, devised and directed by Robert Alan Evans (The Night Before Christmas). When winter comes it’s time for Crumble to hibernate. At least, that’s what Crumble has always been told. With the family hurrying and […]

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New Performance Project Calls for Young Creatives

New Performance Project Calls for Young Creatives

20 November 2017

The Geraldine Connor Foundation is currently searching for young creatives aged 14+ and based in Leeds who are interested in music, spoken word, dance or film to create and take part in a production celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Windrush. The ship called ‘Empire Windrush’ brought the first wave of Caribbean migrants to Britain in 1948, […]

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Get Back to Your Roots with a Genealogy Course

Get Back to Your Roots with a Genealogy Course

20 November 2017

The course takes place at the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Community Centre, 311 Stonegate Road, Moortown, LS17 6AZ Contact the centre on: 0113 268 4211 Website: ljwb.co.uk

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Be First to See Magical Lantern Festival and Support Jane Tomlinson Appeal

Be First to See Magical Lantern Festival and Support Jane Tomlinson Appeal

17 November 2017

  The Magical Lantern Festival is back at Roundhay Park from 24th November  – 1st January and the Jane Tomlinson Appeal is partner charity of the event for a second year. Discover wonderful new lantern designs along the illuminated trail, including ‘Polar Bears on Ice’ and the ‘Chinese Temple of Heaven’. There will also be […]

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Opposition to School Merger is Growing

Opposition to School Merger is Growing

16 November 2017

  Proposals to close Moor Allerton Hall Primary School in July 2018, and re-open it as the primary provision of Allerton Grange School in September 2018, has caused huge opposition in the community. Over 400 people have signed a petition to reject the proposals, and a further 1,200 people have signed a petition asking for […]

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The Corn Exchange Continues to Evolve

The Corn Exchange Continues to Evolve

15 November 2017

    The Corn Exchange’s evolution continues with a new programme of investment and activities for 2018 and onwards. The building was recently acquired by property developer and investor Rushbond. Subject to planning, physical work on the building will include improving accessibility and an upgrade of the washroom facilities. Traders will be encouraged to return […]

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