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September
2017
Three million years ago, the gigantic megalodon ruled the world’s oceans. The 60ft long shark’s massive jaws were filled with five rows of more than 250 razor sharp teeth and the formidable predator had a bite which could exert a
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22
September
2017
There is only one week left to nominate the organisations and individuals who deserve to be recognised for their contribution to making Leeds a child friendly city. The fifth annual Child Friendly Leeds Awards will take place in February 2018 and
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22
September
2017
A haven for emerging and established artists alike, East Street Arts is a pioneering national arts organization that has provided creative spaces, opportunity and inspiration to artists for the past 25 years. Based in east Leeds, their diverse
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22
September
2017
A magnificent recreation of a beautiful full moon will hover over the water at Leeds Dock during this October’s spectacular Light Night Leeds. Made using detailed images captured during a NASA space mission, artist Luke Jerram’s
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22
September
2017
A fascinating collection of skeletons capturing more than 2,000 years of human history will go on display today in ground-breaking new exhibition in Leeds. Skeletons: Our Buried Bones brings together 12 skeletons from Yorkshire and London, some
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22
September
2017
A magnificent recreation of a beautiful full moon will hover over the water at Leeds Dock during this October’s spectacular Light Night Leeds. Made using detailed images captured during a NASA space mission, artist Luke Jerram’s
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15
September
2017
Exciting European artists will be lighting up Leeds with a series of captivating creations when Light Night returns to the city this October. Taking place just a few weeks before the city officially submits its ambitious bid to be European
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07
September
2017
Standing a towering 50 feet high and weighing more than 70 tonnes, it’s usually an instrument for only the most accomplished of musical maestros. But visitors to this year’s incredible Light Night Leeds will get the once-in-a-lifetime
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01
September
2017
Intrepid youngsters can battle space aliens, dance at a silent disco and discover a hidden forest as they explore the city centre during this year’s fantastic Light Night Leeds. The annual arts spectacular is set to include more
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14
September
2017
​New design proposals to be submitted to Leeds City Council’s executive board next week show the planned redevelopment for one of the key gateway areas of the city. The artistic images show the £1.9m planned redevelopment of the
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06
September
2017
The ambitious bid to make their home city European Capital of Culture in 2023 has struck a chord with Leeds rockers The Kaiser Chiefs. The chart-topping band, who started out playing gigs in the city’s local pubs, have gone on to sell
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23
August
2017
They’re the Leeds Olympic heroes who’ve made history on some of the biggest sporting stages in the world. Now Leeds’s triathlete brothers Jonny and Ali Brownlee are helping their home city to lead the pack in the race to become
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16
August
2017
As a two-time Grammy Award winner who’s sold out arenas worldwide, Corinne Bailey Rae has already helped Leeds go global. Now, fresh off a show-stopping home city performance on Millennium Square, the multi-platinum artist has pledged her
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