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Keeping You Entertained Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire
 
Keeping You Entertained

Keeping You Entertained

  Leeds Grand Theatre, City Varieties Music Hall and Hyde Park Picture House have Christmas wrapped up! Throughout December and January there’s plenty of entertainment spread seasonal good cheer around. On Sunday 4th December, the swinging sixties come to Leeds Grand in Sixties Gold. The sing-a-long show features a stellar line-up of 60s bands, including […]

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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
Samaritans Volunteers Set to Listen for a Hundred Thousand Hours This Christmas

Samaritans Volunteers Set to Listen for a Hundred Thousand Hours This Christmas

13 December 2017

Mental health, family, isolation and loneliness expected to be top concerns Samaritans volunteers in Leeds will be among those on hand for a staggering 123,000 hours over the festive season to listen to anyone having a tough time. More than 11,000 volunteers across the UK and Ireland will be working shifts for the charity to […]

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NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL

NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL

12 December 2017

      Leeds Grand Theatre is set to ‘sparkle and shine’ as NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL runs from Wednesday 20 December to Saturday 6 January 2018. Based on the smash-hit films the show tells the tale of Mr Maddens and his crazy assistant Mr Poppy as they struggle with hilarious children, unruly animals and a […]

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The Christmas Dinner Project

The Christmas Dinner Project

11 December 2017

  The Christmas Dinner is an annual project founded by the poet Lemn Sissay MBE for communities to provide a Christmas Day for care leavers aged between 18 and 25. One major aim of the The Christmas Dinner is collaboration – to build a community around the care leavers and create a caring, sharing ‘family’. […]

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‘Tis the Season to Don Your Festive Woolies for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice

‘Tis the Season to Don Your Festive Woolies for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice

08 December 2017

  Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice is inviting people across Leeds to take part in its festive fundraiser by wearing their ‘Woolies for Wheatfields’ throughout December. “From Christmas jumpers to novelty hats, socks and gloves, wear whatever woolly items you would like and join in this seasonal fundraiser any day during the month of December,” said senior […]

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Second Dare Art Prize Announced

Second Dare Art Prize Announced

08 December 2017

    The pioneering DARE partnership between the University of Leeds and Opera North is seeking applications from creative practitioners in all media for the second DARE Art Prize. Launched last year, the £15,000 prize is aimed at challenging artists and scientists to work together on new approaches to the creative process. Shortlisted proposals for […]

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A Winter Union: A Folky Festive Treat

A Winter Union: A Folky Festive Treat

06 December 2017

Festive folk supergroup, A Winter Union are spreading Christmas cheer with their seasonal tour which lands at Otley Courthouse on December 22. Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts (BBC Folk Award nominees Gilmore & Roberts, Emily Askew Band) Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, and Jade Rhiannon (The Willows) present a unique festive show with folk songs […]

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NSPCC Chosen Charity for Sunrise Radio Winter Asian Ball

NSPCC Chosen Charity for Sunrise Radio Winter Asian Ball

06 December 2017

  Sunrise Radio, the number one Asian Hit Music Station for Yorkshire, Manchester and Glasgow will be celebrating 28 years of broadcasting with a special Winter Asian Ball and have named the NSPCC as the chosen charity for the night. The Winter Asian Ball on the 9th December at the newly launched Regency Hall in […]

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Yorkshire Pottery Exhibition Highlights Democratisation of Art, Design & Culture

Yorkshire Pottery Exhibition Highlights Democratisation of Art, Design & Culture

06 December 2017

  When a group of student curators at Leeds University started work on their new ceramics display, they were surprised to find a strong vein of democracy running through the clay. So they have called the exhibition Designing Yorkshire Pottery:  For the Many, Not the Few. Yorkshire Pottery was for use and ornament, for people […]

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Doggy Cafe Launches In Time For Christmas

Doggy Cafe Launches In Time For Christmas

04 December 2017

  A Doggy Cafe will take over Hessian Café in Oakwood, LS8, on Saturday 16th/ Sunday 17th December. Leeds’ first Doggy Café will feature Santa, who will be on hand to cuddle and take pictures with dogs and their owners. The aim is to connect people through their dogs, and dogs through their people by […]

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£10,000 Grants Available to Boost Walking and Cycling

£10,000 Grants Available to Boost Walking and Cycling

04 December 2017

  Not-for-profit groups across West Yorkshire can bid to win up to £10,000 of grant funding to assist and encourage residents from their local community to cycle and walk to access work, school or training The grants, which are funded by the Cycling and walking to Work Fund and delivered through the West Yorkshire Combined […]

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