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Left Bank Cinema Presents: Bicycle – A Great British Movement The Leeds International Medieval Congress: A Taste of Medieval History Help Protect the Last Open Green Space in Gledhow
 
Left Bank Cinema Presents: Bicycle – A Great British Movement

Left Bank Cinema Presents: Bicycle – A Great British Movement

  Bicycle, a  documentary on the bicycle and its place in the British national psyche, is showing at Left Bank on Sturday 25 July. The film asks the question: why is cycling so firmly back in fashion? The film, directed by BAFTA winning director and keen cyclist Michael B.Clifford, tells the story of cycling in […]

Left Bank Cinema Presents: Bicycle – A Great British Movement
The Leeds International Medieval Congress: A Taste of Medieval History

The Leeds International Medieval Congress: A Taste of Medieval History

  The 22nd annual International Medieval Congress runs from 6th – 9th July and more than two thousand of the world’s most knowledgeable medievalists will descend on the University of Leeds for what is Europe’s largest annual gathering in humanities – with papers covering all aspects and time periods of the study of the European […]

The Leeds International Medieval Congress: A Taste of Medieval History
Help Protect the Last Open Green Space in Gledhow

Help Protect the Last Open Green Space in Gledhow

Residents in Gledhow and Brackenwood have set up The Friends of Gledhow Field to protect and enhance the field at the rear of Gledhow Primary School. This field has been freely accessible to the public for over twenty years and is the last such green space left in the area. A sum of money was […]

Help Protect the Last Open Green Space in Gledhow
Searching for Leeds Hospital Heroes

Searching for Leeds Hospital Heroes

30 July 2015

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has launched awards to recognise and celebrate the achievements of its staff. It is inviting people to get involved by nominating their hospital hero for an Unsung Hero award! Sponsored by the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Foundation, the Trust’s Time to Shine awards provide the opportunity for teams to receive […]

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Review: Fuzzy Jones – Junk Shop Folk EP

Review: Fuzzy Jones – Junk Shop Folk EP

30 July 2015

The announcement of new music from Fuzzy Jones is always welcome news and this short but sweet EP delivers the delectable aural treats we’ve come to expect from this bewitchingly brilliant psych-folk pixie. Having moved on from previous full band project Love of the Brave, Fuzzy has now confidently re-emerged as a solo artist aided […]

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No Going Back Shortlisted in Diversity Awards

No Going Back Shortlisted in Diversity Awards

21 July 2015

No Going Back, a small Leeds charity, has been shortlisted for the LGBT Community Organisation Award at the National Diversity Awards 2015. Over 20,000 nominations and votes were received, paying tribute to grassroots communities and charities from across the UK will gather in Liverpool on 18th September to celebrate the achievements of those who have […]

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Caro in Yorkshire: New Exhibition in Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle

Caro in Yorkshire: New Exhibition in Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle

17 July 2015

Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle launches Europe’s largest exhibition of work by sculptor Sir Anthony Caro this week with a summer events programme, free family-friendly activities and a free ‘Sculpture Bus’. Caro in Yorkshire is organised by the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle; a partnership between four of the region’s most influential arts organisations, and is showcasing over 140 […]

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The National Coal Mining Museum for England Introduces New Activity Workshops for Out of School Clubs This Summer

The National Coal Mining Museum for England Introduces New Activity Workshops for Out of School Clubs This Summer

16 July 2015

The Education Team at the National Coal Mining Museum for England is offering daily activity sessions for organised children’s groups from 20 July to 4 September. In a bid to enhance holiday clubs such as play-schemes and other out-of-school groups, the Museum has put together a programme of themed craft activities to keep the kids busy […]

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Texas Celebrate 25 Hit-Packed Years with Millennium Square Spectacular

Texas Celebrate 25 Hit-Packed Years with Millennium Square Spectacular

08 July 2015

Texas, with lead singer Sharleen Spiteri, will perform an extra-special open-air concert in Millennium Square on Friday, July 31. They will perform their million-selling hits Say What You Want, Black Eyed Boy, Summer Son, I Don’t Want a Lover, Halo, Inner Smile and When We Are Together plus new material from their brand-new album Texas […]

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Local Film Festival to Celebrate Ageing

Local Film Festival to Celebrate Ageing

06 July 2015

A film festival which will celebrate ageing is set to take place in Leeds on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 July. The festival, organised by the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University, will feature a series of short films created by teams of over-60s and marks the completion of a two-year active ageing project. […]

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Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Choreographers and Composers Lab

Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Choreographers and Composers Lab

06 July 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre is hosting a Choreographers and Composers Lab from 6th – 17th July. This two week intensive lab is designed for professional choreographers and composers at an early stage of their career, the course will enable participants to experience collaborative approaches to creating work and developing partnership skills without the pressure to produce […]

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Parkinson’s UK Hosts Arts & Craft Fair

Parkinson’s UK Hosts Arts & Craft Fair

03 July 2015

  Parkinson’s UK are holding an Arts and Craft fair at St Chad’s Parish Centre on 8th July. Among the activities there will be a raffle of goods, services and vouchers supplied by local business, and the charity is grateful for any support. There’s a chance for everyone to show off their skills and talents. […]

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The Healthy Heart Corporate Walk

The Healthy Heart Corporate Walk

02 July 2015

  On Friday 17th July, between 12 and 2.30pm, Heart Research UK is inviting people to leave their desks and take part in the Healthy Heart Corporate Walk to raise awareness about the importance of keeping healthy during the week whilst at work. Participants are encouraged to leave their desks for an hour or two […]

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