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Temple Newsam’s Stunning Chinese Drawing Room Re-opens The Importance of Corporate Reputation on the Agenda at Public Lecture KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
 
Temple Newsam’s Stunning Chinese Drawing Room Re-opens

Temple Newsam’s Stunning Chinese Drawing Room Re-opens

With its beautiful, hand-painted wallpaper covered with colourful, exotic birds, the Chinese Drawing Room at Temple Newsam must be one of Leeds’s most lavishly decorated rooms. But if it wasn’t for a unique piece of very expensive home improvement by a former resident, Temple Newsam’s fabulous Chinese Drawing Room might have looked very different. Now, […]

Temple Newsam’s Stunning Chinese Drawing Room Re-opens
The Importance of Corporate Reputation on the Agenda at Public Lecture

The Importance of Corporate Reputation on the Agenda at Public Lecture

A public lecture to explore 25 years of research into the corporate reputation of Britain’s most admired companies and leaders will be held at Leeds Beckett University. Michael Brown will present his extensive research, drawing on 25 years of his annual Britain’s Most Admired Companies survey and his co-authored book The Admirable Company, as part […]

The Importance of Corporate Reputation on the Agenda at Public Lecture
KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents the first UK museum exhibition by KAWS, the renowned American artist, whose practice includes painting, sculpture, printmaking and design. The exhibition takes place 6 February–12 June. The exhibition, in the expansive Longside Gallery and open air, features over 20 works: commanding sculptures in bronze, fibreglass, aluminium and wood alongside large, bright […]

KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Save Headingley Crown Post Office

Save Headingley Crown Post Office

11 February 2016

Headingley Crown Post Office in the Arndale Centre is scheduled for closure, following plans by Post Office Limited to axe remaining Crown Post Offices. The proposal to close the Headingley branch sees Post Office Limited going back on their promise to keep the Headingley Crown Post Office open after Far Headingley Post Office was closed […]

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New Film Shows How St George’s Crypt is Transforming Lives

New Film Shows How St George’s Crypt is Transforming Lives

10 February 2016

A short film to showcase the life changing work of St. George’s Crypt is set to be premiered at Leeds Beckett University on Tuesday 16 February. The film has been funded by an NHS England ‘Celebrating Participation in Healthcare Community’ grant to highlight how involving people in their healthcare services can improve outcomes. The event […]

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Seven Jazz Keeps the Quality Coming

Seven Jazz Keeps the Quality Coming

10 February 2016

Having kicked off 2016 in storming fashion with a slew of sold out shows, Seven Jazz keeps the momentum going with a cracking line up for March: Phil Robson’s “The Cut Off Point” Thursday 3 March, 7.45pm, £16/14 conc, Seven Arts New York based British guitar phenomenon Phil Robson hardly needs any introduction- he’s one […]

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The Leeds Repair Cafe

The Leeds Repair Cafe

10 February 2016

It’s good to fix things rather than chuck them away, and it’s good to learn together and save money too! That’s the thinking behind a ‘Repair Café’ which will take place on Saturday 27th February. This is the first of its kind in Leeds, but the concept is not new. The very first Repair Café […]

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Top-notch Family Show for February Half Term

Top-notch Family Show for February Half Term

08 February 2016

Following sell out performances of Goldilocks and the Three Bears last year, Stuff and Nonsense return to Carriageworks Theatre, on Thursday 18 & Friday 19 February with their latest production The Emperor’s New Clothes. Inspired by the Muppets, Danny Kaye and feel-good family movies, this February half term romp through a classic, eccentric tale tells […]

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Artist Edna Lumb (1931 – 1992) Back in Leeds

Artist Edna Lumb (1931 – 1992) Back in Leeds

08 February 2016

Pioneer painter of industrial North lives on in Leeds College of Art’s 170 anniversary show: 12 February – 11 March Opening on 12 February is a solo exhibition of work by Leeds born artist Edna Lumb, who studied at Leeds School of Art (as the College was known then) from 1948 to 1953. Her work […]

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Owen Jones – The Politics of Hope

Owen Jones – The Politics of Hope

05 February 2016

The popular columnist Owen Jones and author of ‘Cut now, pay later: the floods show what happens when you strip back the state’ article in The Guardian lays out his convictions that the political landscape of the UK can, and will eventually, change in The Politics of Hope at Carriageworks Theatre on 25 February. He […]

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The Yorkshire Choice Awards

The Yorkshire Choice Awards

05 February 2016

Over 12,000 votes have already been cast for the Yorkshire Choice Awards, which aim to honour the region’s finest organisations and individuals. With a record number of votes cast to date, the duo behind the awards – Melanie Malcolm and Jo Maltby – have a long verification process ahead of them once voting closes on […]

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Music Moves: Reportage Drawing Workshop

Music Moves: Reportage Drawing Workshop

04 February 2016

Reportage drawing is the art of sketching from real life – a skill not often taught outside Art College. On Friday 19th February, the inspiring artist, James Albon, who loves reportage drawing, will conduct an intensive workshop at Chapel FM, Seacroft, from 10.30am – 4pm. Albon studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art, and was […]

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Changing Faces of Leeds: Portraits of a City and its People

Changing Faces of Leeds: Portraits of a City and its People

04 February 2016

Uncover the city of Leeds and its people in a new portraits exhibition at Leeds City Museum from 5th February – 5th June. In late 2015 the museum challenged selfie-takers, budding photographers and professionals alike to uncover some of the faces of Leeds today. This unique exhibition showcases the best of the competition alongside portraits […]

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