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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
The First Ever Yorkshire Flea

The First Ever Yorkshire Flea

13 March 2017

 The first ever Yorkshire Flea, a flea market selling a wide range of vintage, antiques, decorative items, upcycled, and recycled items, will take place at Skipton Auction Mart on Sunday 2nd April, 9am-4pm. Helen Bowman and Ben Wray, who also organise the Yorkshire Antiques & Art Fairs at Harrogate, had been looking for a one-day, […]

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Writing On Air at Chapel FM

Writing On Air at Chapel FM

10 March 2017

Writing on Air is a literature festival….. on the radio. From 30th March – 2nd April, Chapel FM on York Road will host a raft of great writing from across Yorkshire featuring writers of all ages presenting their own specially created programmes. Over the last six years, Chapel FM has built an exciting reputation for […]

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New Gallery, New Name & a Spacecraft

New Gallery, New Name & a Spacecraft

10 March 2017

A state-of-art £1.8m interactive gallery, a new name, and the arrival of astronaut Tim Peake’s spacecraft are among a series of major launches at the National Media Museum, Bradford, this year. Set to become the ‘National Science and Media Museum’, to reflect its focus on the science behind the magic of photography, film and television, […]

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Student Jazz Night to Benefit Breast Cancer Haven

Student Jazz Night to Benefit Breast Cancer Haven

08 March 2017

GSAL Jazz Club at The Grammar School at Leeds is holding a special gig to raise money for Breast Cancer Haven, Yorkshire, on Friday 17th March, 7.30pm in the school’s theatre foyer. Talented student vocalists will team up with a professional jazz ensemble consisting of Adrian Knowles (double bass), Jason Scott (piano), Alex Hogg (guitar), […]

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Public Meeting Hosted by Leeds for Europe

Public Meeting Hosted by Leeds for Europe

08 March 2017

 Leeds for Europe, a group campaigning for Britain to remain in the European Union, is hosting a public meeting ‘Brexit – What Next?’ on Saturday 18th March, 2pm in the Council Chamber of Leeds Civic Hall. The meeting will discuss the likely implications of a UK exit from the European Union and what needs to […]

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North Leeds Music Centre Celebrates 50 Years

North Leeds Music Centre Celebrates 50 Years

07 March 2017

North Leeds Music Centre is celebrating bringing music to North Leeds of 50 years with a free concert on Saturday 18th March, 3pm, at Allerton C of E Primary School. Performing at the concert will be musicians from the current Training Orchestra, Concert Band, String Orchestra and Senior Orchestra – plus a special ensemble of […]

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Playhouse Awarded Grant to Develop Festival of Theatre & Dementia

Playhouse Awarded Grant to Develop Festival of Theatre & Dementia

03 March 2017

West Yorkshire Playhouse has been awarded £99,950 by Arts Council England National Lottery funding to produce a Festival of Theatre and Dementia. Exploring the experience of living with dementia through creative activity, the Festival will create new opportunities for older people living with dementia, collaborating with them as curators and performers. People living with dementia […]

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School Children Say ‘No’ To Exploitation

School Children Say ‘No’ To Exploitation

03 March 2017

Children from 15 primary and secondary schools across Leeds, will come together during Fairtrade Fortnight on Thursday 9th March to run an afternoon of workshops which they have planned around the theme ‘Take a Break for Fairtrade’. The aim is to educate each other about Fairtrade and how it is enabling farmers around the world […]

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Earthlings, Monsters and Sheds

Earthlings, Monsters and Sheds

03 March 2017

‘Earthlings, Monsters and Sheds’, is an exhibition of recent paintings and drawings by Jane Lewis, Kevin Lycett and Alan Pergusey, Friday 10th – Sunday 12th March at Gallery Sixteen, 16 Sholebroke Place, Leeds LS7 3HJ. These three artists are brought together for this exhibition by their feeling that there’s something not quite right with the world. […]

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PHAB Urgently Needs Volunteer Drivers!

PHAB Urgently Needs Volunteer Drivers!

01 March 2017

  PHAB (Physically Handicapped/Able Bodied) has two brand new vehicles but is short of drivers to take its members to the PHAB Club at the Prince Philip Centre on Friday evenings. PHAB Club caters for people of all ages who have a physical disability, mild learning disability or life limiting illness, alongside able bodied buddies. Members […]

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