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YORK PREPARES FOR THE WORLD’S LARGEST ONLINE VIKING FESTIVAL

YORK PREPARES FOR THE WORLD’S LARGEST ONLINE VIKING FESTIVAL

  Ambitious plans are afoot in York to host the world’s largest online Viking festival.  That JORVIK Viking Thing will take place from 15 – 20 February 2021 and features chart-topping music, livestreamed events for all ages, virtual tours and the first ever 360 degree immersive video of JORVIK Viking Centre’s world-famous ride through Viking-age […]

YORKSHIRE HERITAGE RAILWAY SHARES BELOVED TALES AND BEDTIME STORIES

YORKSHIRE HERITAGE RAILWAY SHARES BELOVED TALES AND BEDTIME STORIES

To celebrate National Storytelling Week (30th January – 6th February) North Yorkshire Moors Railway has teamed up with a number of critically-acclaimed authors for a week of readings and activities. Keep your eyes peeled as each day a new storytelling-themed post on NYMR’s social channels will reveal fun activities, including a railway-inspired short story writing […]

THE CREATIVE EARTH ….

THE CREATIVE EARTH ….

An art competition for young people across the UK has launched, with the winners having their artwork displayed at the COP26 Climate Change conference this year in Glasgow. The Creative Earth competition is part of a UK Government initiative, Together for our Planet, and launched in collaboration with the WWF to encourage young people to […]

AT HOME WITH A CHRISTMAS CAROL

AT HOME WITH A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Just as the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future try to instil in Scrooge some seasonal spirit, Leeds Playhouse remains committed to spreading much-needed festive cheer across the city and beyond this year, with ‘as live’ digital screenings of its sensational family show A CHRISTMAS CAROL. As Leeds remains in Tier 3, the Playhouse […]

ALL READY TO GO….

ALL READY TO GO….

  Recently released images show the company of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, bringing to life Charles Dickens’ spine-tingling festive story. From ghost lights centre stage, the spirits emerge to share with miser Ebenezer Scrooge the true meaning of this festive time of year. It’s Christmas Eve in Victorian Leeds, but the cold-hearted Scrooge hasn’t shared an […]

THE SNOW FAIRY IS COMING….

THE SNOW FAIRY IS COMING….

The Snow Fairy Pod is coming to the Victoria Leeds Shopping Centre on Saturday 12 December and Sunday 13 December.  She’ll be  sprinkling some much-needed candy floss cheer and bring bubblegum sweetness to the high street and online, Lush has announced that this year they will be launching 9 Snow Fairy scented products and 5 […]

LEEDS VEGAN MARKET GETS THE GREEN LIGHT

LEEDS VEGAN MARKET GETS THE GREEN LIGHT

 The organisers of the Leeds Vegan Market are excited to announce that they have just been given the go ahead for this annual event, which takes place outdoors on Sunday 13th December 2020 at Leeds Kirkgate Market, right in the heart of Leeds City Centre. Whether you fancy trying some healthy festive food, looking for […]

SOCIALLY DISTANCED CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

SOCIALLY DISTANCED CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

  The creators of Gisburne Park Pop Up are determined to bring some Christmas cheer to 2020 and on 4th December will open the gates to an action-packed Pop-up Christmas festival. This socially distanced Christmas extravaganza, is one of it’s kind, and will take place over a thousand acres at the stunning Gisburne Park located […]

THE CITY GETS LIT UP…

THE CITY GETS LIT UP…

Stars of stage, sport and screen will join residents from all across Leeds for the city’s first ever virtual Christmas lights switch-on which will premiere on December 2. The festive extravaganza will feature a specially recorded version of John Newman’s recent uplifting collaboration with Sigma High on You. Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists Class Dynamix, who […]

NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY ON TRACK..

NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY ON TRACK..

  The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is gearing itself up for a fun-filled winter season this December with Santa Specials and festive fayre served aboard a Pullman service  all great reasons to be merry. Families looking to bring some Christmas magic to their little ones, should hop aboard a heritage steam engine on a […]

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