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Kenneth Armitage at the University of Leeds HopCity Brings world Famous Brews to Leeds Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards –  Recognising Amazing Women
 
Kenneth Armitage at the University of Leeds

Kenneth Armitage at the University of Leeds

A new exhibition at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, celebrates the work of Kenneth Armitage, one of the most important British sculptors of the post-war period. The exhibition marks the homecoming of work by the artist who was born in Roundhay in 1916 and studied at Leeds College of Art. “Armitage […]

Kenneth Armitage at the University of Leeds
HopCity Brings world Famous Brews to Leeds

HopCity Brings world Famous Brews to Leeds

Northern Monk Brew Co. welcomes some of the most cutting-edge breweries to Leeds for a celebration of hops. Leeds’ HopCity, 13th – 15th April, sponsored by US hop growing collective Yakima Chief, is produced in association with Leeds Beer Week and Little Leeds Beer House. Beer lovers will be salivating at the prospect of sampling […]

HopCity Brings world Famous Brews to Leeds
Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards –  Recognising Amazing Women

Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards – Recognising Amazing Women

Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice’s Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards are all about unsung heroines – ordinary women doing extraordinary and inspiring things. This year the awards take place on Friday 12th May at the Royal Armouries. Inspirational women across the region have been nominated in the categories of Business, Education, Sport, Young Achiever of the […]

Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards –  Recognising Amazing Women
Gig-ready in a Day with Dennis Rollins

Gig-ready in a Day with Dennis Rollins

27 March 2017

Jazz trombonist Dennis Rollins put the big into big band when 50 young musicians recently took to the stage with him after just one day of making music together. The one-off ensemble from five local schools spent the day with Dennis at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL), rehearsing a programme of music ranging from […]

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Students Team Up with Fuel for School to Bring Healthy Food into the Classroom

Students Team Up with Fuel for School to Bring Healthy Food into the Classroom

24 March 2017

Education students at Leeds Beckett are helping primary schools across West Yorkshire to teach children about healthy diets and avoiding food waste as part of an initiative by the Real Junk Food Project. As part of the Fuel for School initiative, the team helped to create an education pack containing a range of interactive classroom […]

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Kay Mellor’s ‘A Passionate Woman’ Comes to The Playhouse

Kay Mellor’s ‘A Passionate Woman’ Comes to The Playhouse

24 March 2017

Kay Mellor’s romantic comedy, ‘A Passionate Woman’ comes to West Yorkshire Playhouse from Tuesday 4th – Saturday 8th April. An Everyman Theatre Production, it stars Liza Goddard as Betty, a passionate, doting Mum who finds it hard to accept that her son is leaving home to get married. “A Passionate Woman is a real feel-good […]

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Statement on Westminster Terror Attack

23 March 2017

Qari Asim, MBE, Imam of Leeds Makkah Mosque “Today, London has witnessed horrific and depraved acts of murder. The terrorist attack was designed to maximize casualties and create terror and chaos at the very heart of the capital and at the home of British democracy. We must be clear that those who take innocent lives are […]

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La Cage aux Folles at Leeds Grand Theatre is an Absolute Triumph!

La Cage aux Folles at Leeds Grand Theatre is an Absolute Triumph!

22 March 2017

If you hadn’t planned on going to see ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ at Leeds Grand Theatre this week you might want to change that – what a show! The entire audience was immediately on its feet at the end of the show. It was both hilariously funny and desperately sad and the performances were simply […]

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Save Tetley Field Campaign – Help Needed this Week

Save Tetley Field Campaign – Help Needed this Week

22 March 2017

Having seen off the threat of the latest Planning Application, the campaign has not persuaded Leeds City Council to withdraw Tetley Field from its Site Allocation Plan (SAP). The challenge is to present such a persuasive case that it will be found unacceptable to promote Tetley Field as a site suitable for housing development – […]

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Found Footage Festival Returns to Hyde Park Picture House

Found Footage Festival Returns to Hyde Park Picture House

21 March 2017

Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher are bringing their Found Footage Festival back to the Hyde Park Picture House on Saturday 25th March, starting at 9pm. Volume 8 of their latest live show, features newly unearthed VHS gems found at thrift stores, warehouses and dumpsters across the US. Nick and Joe, whose credits include The Onion and The Late […]

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The Chevin Cross

The Chevin Cross

21 March 2017

Installed for the first time in 1968, the cross on The Chevin, has become a well recognised Easter symbol. The brainchild of the Otley Council of Christian Churches, it is a fine example of a co-operative initiative, which has become a source of inspiration for many. It has been erected every Easter since (except in […]

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Young Musicians Take to the Stage with Trombonist Dennis Rollins

Young Musicians Take to the Stage with Trombonist Dennis Rollins

17 March 2017

Young musicians from schools around Harrogate and Leeds will take to the stage alongside acclaimed jazz trombonist Dennis Rollins on Friday 24th March, 7pm at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL). Dennis Rollins is well known on the British and international jazz scene and will bring his unique style to GSAL for a lively day […]

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Yorkshire Cricket Foundation Announces New Cricket College

Yorkshire Cricket Foundation Announces New Cricket College

16 March 2017

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, in partnership with education provider SCL, recently announced that a new Yorkshire Cricket College would be opening in September 2017. The college will enrol students from the age of 16 on a two-year course that will have cricket training and matches built into the timetable. Located at Headingley Stadium, students will […]

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