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Champion event kicks off the countdown to UK Corporate Games 2024: Corporate 1

07 Feb 2024

Champion event kicks off the countdown to UK Corporate Games 2024

Sport and business was hailed as a winning combination for Leeds as the countdown to this year’s UK Corporate Games got under way in earnest.

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Theatre’s heart-warming panto love story is a real family affair: DSC 6772

18 Dec 2023

Theatre’s heart-warming panto love story is a real family affair

It’s a real life storybook romance worthy of its very own festive fairy tale.

This Christmas, Leeds pantomime legend Jez Edwards will be taking to the stage at The Carriageworks Theatre alongside his beloved wife Gemma, 14 years after they first met performing in the very same production.

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Open-air symphony spectacular welcomes 80s legends back to Leeds: 80s Classical 2023 ©Danny Payne (6)

17 Nov 2023

Open-air symphony spectacular welcomes 80s legends back to Leeds

Bananarama, Johnny Hates Jazz, Midge Ure and voice of Five Star Denise Pearson have been announced as the special guest artists for the fifth edition of 80s Classical in Millennium Square, Leeds as part of next year’s Summer Series on Saturday 20 July 2024.

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80s icons Bananarama to headline Leeds’ open-air symphonic spectacular: 80s Classical poster

13 Nov 2023

80s icons Bananarama to headline Leeds’ open-air symphonic spectacular

Tickets for 80s Classical 2024 concert go on sale from 10am on Friday 17 November

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Play it cool this Christmas as Ice Cube returns to Leeds City Centre: ICE23 ©ElouisaGeorgiou (278)

18 Oct 2023

Play it cool this Christmas as Ice Cube returns to Leeds City Centre

The popular Ice Cube at Christmas will once again be bringing some winter magic to Millennium Square, Victoria Gardens and Cookridge Street this festive season.

Taking place from November 24, the annual event promises a joyful experience for all ages, featuring an array of exciting activities and attractions including the much-loved outdoor ice rink, a range of Christmas market stalls and other winter themed attractions.

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Light Night’s dazzling return is a dream come true for Leeds: Sylvan Quiet City Square

13 Oct 2023

Light Night’s dazzling return is a dream come true for Leeds

Dreams came true on the streets of Leeds last night as the stunning spectacle of Light Night returned.

The first night of the annual arts spectacular saw a host of the city’s most recognisable buildings and spaces lit up with an array of beautiful illuminated artworks from across the world.

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Light switch sees cities swap stunning cultural creations: I wanna be lovedEverybody does

09 Oct 2023

Light switch sees cities swap stunning cultural creations

A unique arts exchange project will see Europe’s cultural capital send a dazzling light installation to Leeds this week.

For this year’s spectacular Light Night, Leeds and Timisoara in Romania will each host stunning illuminated artworks created more than a thousand miles apart in cities both enjoying landmark cultural celebrations.

Timisoara is a current European Capital of Culture for 2023, whilst Leeds has spent the past year showcasing the best of its arts, culture and heritage during Leeds 2023.

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Dream a little dream of Leeds as Light Night returns: Evanescent pic

22 Sep 2023

Dream a little dream of Leeds as Light Night returns

The streets of Leeds will transform into a dazzling dream world next month when the exciting spectacle of Light Night Leeds returns.

The two-night cultural event will be back on October 12 and 13, illuminating some of the city’s most recognisable buildings, streets and spaces with a compelling programme of more than 50 arts installations.

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