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The Leeds Midnight Walk is Back! Chinwag Welcomes Kevin Rowland to The Sofa EatNorth: The New Weekly Street Food Market
 
The Leeds Midnight Walk is Back!

The Leeds Midnight Walk is Back!

The Leeds Midnight Walk is back for its 11th year and St Gemma’s Hospice is thrilled that the event is so popular with the people of Leeds. Over £837,042 has been raised from the event since it began and they hope to raise a further £90,000 this year. This year the start location is at […]

The Leeds Midnight Walk is Back!
Chinwag Welcomes Kevin Rowland to The Sofa

Chinwag Welcomes Kevin Rowland to The Sofa

  Chinwag, the easy-going, unstructured chat with distinguished cultural icons held at Outlaws Yacht Club will be welcoming Kevin Rowland on Thursday 6th July. Kevin, a one-off, singer, artist and maverick, is leader of the iconic Dexys Midnight Runners, now Dexys, who staged a critically acclaimed comeback in 2012 after a 25 year hiatus, with […]

Chinwag Welcomes Kevin Rowland to The Sofa
EatNorth: The New Weekly Street Food Market

EatNorth: The New Weekly Street Food Market

The team behind the Leeds Indie Food festival have recently announced a brand new project: EatNorth. Starting on 17 June, the new project will be a weekly food fair located at the North Brewing Co taproom in Sheepscar, just outside the city centre – so that keen foodies can grab a bite of Leeds Indie […]

EatNorth: The New Weekly Street Food Market
Welcome to the Jungle … in Roundhay!

Welcome to the Jungle … in Roundhay!

21 June 2017

  The Jungle Garden is a lush rainforest of a suburban garden and the brainchild of Roundhay resident Nick Wilson who is opening his little corner of tropical paradise to the public for charity. Nick’s inspiration for the ’Jungle’ garden style was borne out of a few holidays to Cornwall, visiting the lush, tropical looking […]

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Cultural Pioneer James Lavelle Brings Daydreaming Exhibition to Leeds Dock

Cultural Pioneer James Lavelle Brings Daydreaming Exhibition to Leeds Dock

16 June 2017

  Leeds Dock will be hosting a very special exhibition from cultural pioneer James Lavelle of UNKLE and Mo’ Wax in spaces across the site June 24th – 25th. Daydreaming with UNKLE presents… The Road: Leeds Dock is a multi-sensory exhibition in partnership with Canon, Bowers & Wilkins and Leeds BID (Business Improvement District) and […]

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The Martin House Hospice Colour Run

The Martin House Hospice Colour Run

16 June 2017

  Dazzle and dash for cash as Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People holds its annual Colour Run on Sunday 23rd July. Martin House is asking runners from around the region to wear their whitest whites and prepare to be pelted with paint as they run around the 3.5km course at Stockeld […]

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Leeds Mencap & Barclays Yorkshire raise an amazing £32,500

Leeds Mencap & Barclays Yorkshire raise an amazing £32,500

13 June 2017

    Leeds Mencap’s 2016 partnership with the Barclays Yorkshire and North East Region has raised £32,500 to support very young children with learning disabilities across Leeds in their specialist Hawthorn playroom. “We have worked closely with Barclays over many years but 2016 was fantastic as the staff threw themselves enthusiastically into raising money for […]

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Young Leeds Kick Boxer Wins British Title

Young Leeds Kick Boxer Wins British Title

13 June 2017

  Worlds Youngest Black Belt, Jake Frood (9 years old) from Leeds  has gained himself yet another title. Jake who fights on the England Kickboxing Team and is officially sponsored by the Stobart Group recently returned from Birmingham where he Won GOLD and took the British Grand Slam Kickboxing Championship Title. Jake who attends Broadgate […]

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Dadstastic: The Huge Free Father’s Day Party at Leeds City Museum

Dadstastic: The Huge Free Father’s Day Party at Leeds City Museum

13 June 2017

  Dadstastic, a day of free family fun organised by Leeds Dads, takes place on Father’s Day (Sunday 18 June 2017) from 11am – 3pm at Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square. The day is for babies, toddlers and children up to 11 years old and offers a great opportunity for parents, carers and grandparents to interact […]

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Charity Cycling Fun Day to Support Great Britain Transplant Sport Cyclist

Charity Cycling Fun Day to Support Great Britain Transplant Sport Cyclist

12 June 2017

  Cyclists from across West Yorkshire are invited to take part in a Charity Cycling Fun Day at the Brownlee Centre on Sunday 18th June between 1-4pm. Proceeds from the event will enable Leeds-based junior cyclist, Esben Rost, to represent Great Britain in the World Transplant Games in Malaga, Spain later this month. Esben, aged […]

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A Clean Up for Leeds Waterfront Festival

A Clean Up for Leeds Waterfront Festival

09 June 2017

  The Canal & River Trust, has announced plans to host the city’s largest waterfront clean-up on Friday 16th June and is inviting local workers and residents to come down and help out. The charity, which looks after the Leeds & Liverpool and the Aire & Calder Navigation running through Leeds, has already secured the […]

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Dead Rat Orchestra Brings Hanging Back to Leeds

Dead Rat Orchestra Brings Hanging Back to Leeds

09 June 2017

    The Dead Rat Orchestra brings its acclaimed live film score to James Holcombe’s film Tyburnia to HEART in Headingley on 14th July. It will be joined by singer Lisa Knapp, and Holcombe, who will perform the film live. Using multiple projectors and screens, locally sourced footage and stories, he will create a new […]

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Kirkstall Festival Promises Another Great Event

Kirkstall Festival Promises Another Great Event

09 June 2017

  Kirkstall Festival returns on Saturday 8th July and this year’s theme is ‘All Singing and Dancing’. From 11am the grounds of Kirkstall Abbey will vibrate with a variety of sounds, dancing, singing, and victorious Vikings. A great day of activities and entertainment aimed at the whole family is planned, with local community groups and […]

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