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Iconic Poppy Sculptures Come to Yorkshire Sculpture Park Wunderbar! 50% Off Kiss Me, Kate Previews ‘Chinwag’ Announces Dave Haslam as September Guest
 
Iconic Poppy Sculptures Come to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Iconic Poppy Sculptures Come to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Wave, from the installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red will be at YSP from September to early January 2016 The installation, created by artist Paul Cummins and  designed by Tom Piper, was originally at HM Tower of London where 888,246 poppies were displayed, one to honour every death in the British and Colonial forces […]

Iconic Poppy Sculptures Come to Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Wunderbar! 50% Off Kiss Me, Kate Previews

Wunderbar! 50% Off Kiss Me, Kate Previews

To celebrate the opening of Kiss Me, Kate Opera North is offering 50% off the top three ticket prices for the show’s preview nights on 21 & 23 September at Leeds Grand Theatre. This great value ‘Early Bird’ offer ends on 1 September, and due to limited availability it’s recommended that audiences get their hands […]

Wunderbar! 50% Off Kiss Me, Kate Previews
‘Chinwag’ Announces Dave Haslam as September Guest

‘Chinwag’ Announces Dave Haslam as September Guest

Chinwag, the informal interview format hosted monthly at Outlaws Yacht Club has announced their next guest to be Dave Haslam on 16th September. Writer, broadcaster and DJ, Haslam made his DJing debut at the Hacienda in 1986. Ian Brown, Tim Burgess, and the Chemical Brothers were regular visitors to his events there and all have […]

‘Chinwag’ Announces Dave Haslam as September Guest
Come and Sing with the Chorus

Come and Sing with the Chorus

01 September 2015

Leeds Festival Chorus is organising another ‘Come and Sing’ evening on Wednesday 30th September, 7pm at St Chad’s Church, Far Headingley. Singers with all types of voices are invited to join in a rehearsal of a selection of pieces in the Chorus’s repertoire. Conducted by Simon Wright, the Chorus, which was formed in 1858 to […]

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Get Set For The Go:Cycling Cyclefest on Cycle to Work Day

Get Set For The Go:Cycling Cyclefest on Cycle to Work Day

28 August 2015

Cyclists across Leeds are being invited to put on their helmets, jump on their bikes and join the fun at the go:cycling Cyclefest taking place on Thursday 3 September in Victoria Gardens outside Leeds Art Gallery. Cyclefest is a free event, being held on national Cycle to Work Day, as part of a programme of […]

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The National Theatre’s ‘Curious’ Nails It!

The National Theatre’s ‘Curious’ Nails It!

26 August 2015

It has been a number of years since I read Mark Haddon’s ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ and I had found it fascinating. It was a real glimpse inside the mind of a fifteen year old with Asperger Syndrome. But how do you bring this to the stage? The National Theatre’s […]

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Mentors Needed to Motivate Primary Pupils

Mentors Needed to Motivate Primary Pupils

26 August 2015

Mosaic, a mentoring initiative founded by HRH The Prince of Wales, introduces positive role models to less advantaged pupils in primary schools. The aim is to lift their aspirations. Mentors work with students from Years 4 and 5 (ages 9 /10) and their parents on subjects like good communication and citizenship. Students are encouraged to […]

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A New Season of Film at HEART

A New Season of Film at HEART

25 August 2015

Films at Heart has a great new programmed lined up, bringing you some of the best independent films from around the world. Now in its fourth year, the film club kicks off on 8th September with ‘Love is Strange’ (in association with Scalarama). This is a poignant New York-based tale of love, family and friendship, […]

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Hope Pastures’ Hobby Horse Challenge

Hope Pastures’ Hobby Horse Challenge

24 August 2015

Hope Pastures’ second Hobby Horse Challenge takes place on Saturday 19th September on Woodhouse Moor. The Challenge involves completing a 5k fun run with your hobby horse – which they will supply and they have an even bigger herd than in 2014! There’s no time pressure, all you need to do is finish! It’s free […]

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Leeds & District Bowls Roadshow

Leeds & District Bowls Roadshow

24 August 2015

Potters Resort will be taking their popular Bowls & Holiday Show to Leeds & District Indoor Bowls Club at the John Charles Centre for Sport on the evening of Wednesday 2nd September. It is thought that up to a million people in the UK enjoy playing bowls at Indoor and Outdoor clubs across the country […]

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Raise the Roof for Ruth!

Raise the Roof for Ruth!

24 August 2015

  Ruth Haslam suffered a brainstem stroke on 2nd January 2014 at the age of 23. It resulted in a condition known as Locked-In Syndrome, a rare condition which left her aware of her surroundings, knowing what people were saying and feeling everything, but unable to verbally respond or move. People with the condition describe […]

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Cars, Bees and Carrots at Sunny Bank!

Cars, Bees and Carrots at Sunny Bank!

21 August 2015

Fifty Aston Martins, 50,000 printed bees and the world’s longest painted carrot are some of the attractions at Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, for a free family fun day on Saturday 5th September, 10am – 4pm. Farsley’s Aston Martin heritage will be celebrated with over 50 old and new Aston Martin Lagondas from all over the […]

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Leeds Cultural Conversations

Leeds Cultural Conversations

20 August 2015

Leeds City Council Arts Development team is hosting a series of free monthly lunchtime talks in partnership with Leeds Beckett University. The first event in the series is on Wednesday 9th September, 12.30pm at the Henry Moore Lecture Theatre, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds LS1 3AA. The talk, by Professor Franco Bianchini, Professor of Cultural Policy […]

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