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Dom Pipkin Brings The Big Easy Back to Leeds The Hottest New Theatre Work with Furnace Festival at WYP EatNorth: The New Weekly Street Food Market
 
Dom Pipkin Brings The Big Easy Back to Leeds

Dom Pipkin Brings The Big Easy Back to Leeds

  Keyboard wizard Dom Pipkin returns to Leeds with his band ‘The Ikos’ this weekend to bring the blues, soul, funk and jazz of piano-driven New Orleans grooves. The group perform at The Domino Club, The Grand Arcade on Saturday 12 August. The all-star combo, with playing credits ranging from Dr John, Laura Mvula, Paul […]

Dom Pipkin Brings The Big Easy Back to Leeds
The Hottest New Theatre Work with Furnace Festival at WYP

The Hottest New Theatre Work with Furnace Festival at WYP

  Furnace (11-23 Sept) is West Yorkshire Playhouse’s festival of locally created, small scale studio work which supports and develops writers, directors and actors born, raised or living in Yorkshire. Celebrating the best new work at all stages of development, this two week-long festival is an eclectic celebration of new theatre, fresh ideas and audacious […]

The Hottest New Theatre Work with Furnace Festival at WYP
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
‘Twelfth Night’ Transported to Rural Setting in Adel

‘Twelfth Night’ Transported to Rural Setting in Adel

01 August 2017

  Front Room Productions transport Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy ‘Twelfth Night’ to Dunstarn Farm, a new open air arts venue in Adel from 24th – 27th  August . This abridged and approachable version of Twelfth Night is set to please both Shakespearean purists and newcomers. The promenade production takes Shakespeare’s original text and places it into a fun farmyard setting, using […]

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Crowdfunding Leeds First Urban Vertical Farm

Crowdfunding Leeds First Urban Vertical Farm

01 August 2017

    Growing Better is a social enterprise dedicated to creating better mental health through growing edible produce, and has recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £20,000 to create Leeds’ first indoor urban vertical farm – in a converted shipping container! We all know that growing food is good for our mental health, and […]

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Leeds Takes Pride in its New LGBT+ Flowerbed at Roundhay Park

Leeds Takes Pride in its New LGBT+ Flowerbed at Roundhay Park

31 July 2017

A floral representation of the Pride flag – the iconic symbol of pride for the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) community – has been officially unveiled in Roundhay Park this. Forming part of the city’s celebrations to welcome the arrival of the 11th Leeds LGBT+ Pride event next month, visitors to will now be […]

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New Exhibition Explores The Fragility of Culture in a Disposable World

New Exhibition Explores The Fragility of Culture in a Disposable World

26 July 2017

  In a disposable, capitalist society where old values have been replaced by the pursuit of happiness through consumerism, how do cultural institutions survive? When Chilean artist Tere Chad saw that they where selling the ground of a traditional circus in her hometown Santiago to build a white box Miami style building she decided to […]

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Dance Creates Conference

Dance Creates Conference

25 July 2017

Anyone interested in or involved in dance for young people is invited to take part in ‘Dance Creates’, Yorkshire Dance’s sixth annual conference, on Thursday 26th October at Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax. Presented in partnership with The Children & Young People’s Dance Network North, the conference aims to offer networking opportunities, co-ordinate […]

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Sing ON Taster Sessions

Sing ON Taster Sessions

18 July 2017

    Opera North is holding free taster sessions for its new Sing ON programme in two North Leeds venues on Tuesday 25th July at St Barnabas Church, Alwoodley, 10.15 – 11.45am, and Oakwood Church (New Room), 3 – 4.30pm. Sing ON is a programme of weekly music and singing activity for adults over 55. […]

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Maggie’s Culture Crawl: Take a Walk on the Cultural Side

Maggie’s Culture Crawl: Take a Walk on the Cultural Side

18 July 2017

  On Friday 29th September, Culture Crawl Leeds will take you on a fabulous 10k route around the city, raising money for Maggie’s Yorkshire, and uncovering history, art and culture, with exclusive night access to some amazing buildings. After registration and entertainment at Holy Trinity Church, there will be an exclusive experience at Leeds City […]

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Call for Artists: Shining a Light on Northern Art

Call for Artists: Shining a Light on Northern Art

18 July 2017

New Light 2017, the most talked about Prize Exhibition in the North, is open for entries until 31st July. Organisers are calling for contemporary Northern artists to apply for this high profile exhibition, which boasts some of the region’s largest art awards, totalling more than £15,000. Shortlisted artists will feature in the New Light Prize […]

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Jazz Leeds Festival

Jazz Leeds Festival

17 July 2017

    As part of Leeds Music Festival 2017, Seven Jazz will be branching out from Chapel Allerton into the City Centre on Thurs 3 Aug with a programme made up of six live performances and an educational workshop. Millennium Square will be hosting a range of free music throughout the day and the Carriageworks […]

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Leeds Trinity Highest in Region for Employability

Leeds Trinity Highest in Region for Employability

17 July 2017

  Leeds Trinity University is the highest performing university in Yorkshire and Humberside for employability, with 96.8% of students employed, or in further study, within six months of graduation. The figures come from the 2016 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey and it places Leeds Trinity above all other universities in the region […]

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