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‘Young at Arts’ Serves up a Free Treat for the Over-55s Chinwag Welcomes Kevin Rowland to The Sofa EatNorth: The New Weekly Street Food Market
 
‘Young at Arts’ Serves up a Free Treat for the Over-55s

‘Young at Arts’ Serves up a Free Treat for the Over-55s

  Food, Glorious Food: an afternoon of fun, feasting and festivities is a free event for over 55s taking place on Saturday, 8 July. Yorkshire Dance is inviting anyone aged 55+ from across Leeds to bring a dish they’ve made, grown or bought to add to a delicious cold buffet, then sit back and enjoy […]

‘Young at Arts’ Serves up a Free Treat for the Over-55s
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
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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Supporting Carers in Leeds for Carers’ Week

Supporting Carers in Leeds for Carers’ Week

08 June 2017

  During Leeds for Carers’ Week 2017, which runs from 12th – 18th June, people, services and businesses will come together to support carers and celebrate the vital contribution they make. “This is a key time to raise awareness of the crucial role of carers, and to highlight of the breadth of support available from […]

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Farsley Festival

Farsley Festival

08 June 2017

  Farsley Festival returns to Hainsworth Park on 24th June from 12 – 5pm with free entry. Last year’s festival on the park was a huge hit with tremendous support from the community making for an entertaining and fun-filled day. The festival’s team of volunteers has been hard at work pulling together a wide range […]

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500 UK Imams’ Public Message to Violent Extremists

500 UK Imams’ Public Message to Violent Extremists

08 June 2017

UK imams came together yesterday to condemn the recent atrocities in Manchester and London and make clear that there is no religious justification in the taking of innocent lives. Imams, at an event near London Bridge, paid tribute to those killed in the terror attacks and speak out strongly against those who commit them. A […]

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Leeds Waterfront Festival

Leeds Waterfront Festival

06 June 2017

    Leeds Waterfront Festival returns on 24th/25th June and promises to be the best yet, brimming with family-friendly activities, music, performance and art! Starting at Armley Industrial Museum, the festival celebrates key sites along the canal and river, including Granary Wharf, a French-themed feast by Brasserie Blanc at Victoria Wharf, vintage and designer market […]

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Chapel Allerton’s Big Lunch and Community Awards

Chapel Allerton’s Big Lunch and Community Awards

06 June 2017

      The ninth annual Chapel Allerton Big Lunch is taking place along Regent Street on Sunday 18th June. Combined with the Chapel Allerton Awards, this community event is organised by the volunteer-run group cara, as part of the national Big Lunch initiative. This year The Big Lunch is also working alongside the Jo […]

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Mesh: Dance Project With Free Workshops Calls for Participants

Mesh: Dance Project With Free Workshops Calls for Participants

05 June 2017

Mesh, a dance research project by Vanessa Grasse, is looking for people to take part. The project begins at the end of June and takes place throughout July in Leeds and Wakefield. In response to our current divisive political climate, Mesh looks at how a choreographic work for a large group can create a ritual […]

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Gillie Kleiman Presents New Dance Performance: Recreation

Gillie Kleiman Presents New Dance Performance: Recreation

01 June 2017

  Experimental and humourous, Recreation is a new dance performance created by artist Gillie Kleiman exploring ideas around work, leisure, and pleasure. It’s about the things that we do that aren’t work, or that aren’t quite work. It’s a show about caring, about cooking, about sex, about gardening and meditating and singing in the kitchen and […]

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Men’s Experiences of Infertility Sought for New Study

Men’s Experiences of Infertility Sought for New Study

01 June 2017

Researchers at Leeds Beckett University, together with national charity, Fertility Network UK, are seeking men’s experiences of infertility as part of a new study. Working in partnership with Fertility Network UK, Dr Esmée Hanna, a researcher in the Centre for Health Promotion Research at Leeds Beckett, and Professor Brendan Gough, Director of Research in the […]

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