Past Events

MAKE THE MOST OF LEEDS’S DIVERSE TRAILS

MAKE THE  MOST OF LEEDS’S DIVERSE TRAILS

History lovers can have a hoot this bank holiday weekend as they try bird-spotting with a difference in the heart of urban Leeds. Visit Leeds are encouraging people to explore the city’s fantastic outdoor history and heritage trails as part of the Rediscover Leeds campaign, and the Leeds Owl Trail is already a firm favourite. […]

VEGAN OR THINKING OF BECOMING VEGAN?

VEGAN OR THINKING OF BECOMING VEGAN?

    As Veganism Set to Grow by 327%, Great Yorkshire Vegan Market Takes Place This Sunday According to a recent survey by finder.com, the number of vegans in the UK is set to increase by 327% this year [1]. The figures indicate that over the next year, 2.2 million people will become vegan, with the vegan […]

STILL TIME TO ENTER AND WIN A RAILWAY TRIP FOR ALL YOUR CLASS

STILL TIME TO ENTER AND WIN A RAILWAY TRIP FOR ALL YOUR CLASS

  North Yorkshire Moors Railways (NYMR) launched a specially themed drawing competition earlier this year in a nod to the cancellation of its popular Railway in Wartime event. The winner will receive a trip to the railway for their entire school class, a personalised headboard and a Pullman Dining Experience for their favourite teacher and […]

LIVE MUSIC RETURNS TO LEEDS TOWN HALL

LIVE MUSIC RETURNS TO LEEDS TOWN HALL

A milestone on the city’s return from lockdown and the resumption of performance nationwide, the first concert of live music at Leeds Town Hall will be a programme of Mendelssohn, Schubert and Mozart, performed by the Orchestra of Opera North and tenor Nicholas Watts, at 6.00pm on Friday 28 August. Leeds Arts Events and Venues’ first pilot indoor […]

THE MINI GOLF CENTRE REOPENS ITS DOORS

THE MINI GOLF CENTRE REOPENS ITS DOORS

The tee-rific indoor mini golf experience at Thorpe Park, Leeds, has reopened its doors to once again get the par-tee started for all the family. Puttstars  offers customers mini golf with a unique and modern twist, thanks to three interactive and fun filled nine-hole courses for what is the ultimate mini golf experience, combined with […]

THEATRE IN THE PARK

THEATRE IN THE PARK

Park Bench Theatre brings live theatre back to York with an outdoor season of monologues for all ages in the city’s Rowntree Park from 12 August to 5 September. The productions will be presented in carefully laid out and spacious gardens, allowing audiences to keep socially distanced from each other. Matt Aston, artistic director of […]

THE FIRST SOCIALLY DISTANCED OUTDOOR FESTIVAL

THE FIRST SOCIALLY DISTANCED OUTDOOR FESTIVAL

The UK’s first purpose built ‘socially-distanced’ outdoor festival is set to take place at the idyllic Gisburne Park Estate with an eight week-programme of music, entertainment, food, drink and boutique glamping. Set deep in the English countryside, the Gisburne Park Pop-Up will take place between July 11th and August 30th with the option of day […]

TRAGEDY -A FASCINATING EXPLORATION OF OPERA’S BACKSTAGE WORLD

TRAGEDY -A FASCINATING EXPLORATION OF OPERA’S BACKSTAGE WORLD

  Available now on BBC iPlayer, Tragedy, a newly released film from artist and film-maker Lynne Marsh, captures the fascinating backstage world at Opera North during a live performance of La traviata in 2015. Uncovering a parallel narrative that unfolds in the ‘real time’ of the opera, Marsh turns her camera on the usually hidden elements of […]

HOLLYWOOD IS READY TO BOWL YOU OVER…..

HOLLYWOOD IS READY TO BOWL YOU OVER…..

The feel-good sound of bowling balls crashing through a set of pins to shouts of ‘Strike!’ will soon return to Leeds and Bradford, after Hollywood Bowl  announced it is planning to re-open its centres from 4th July. In accordance with the current Government guidelines, 54 centres across the country will welcome back friends and family […]

LEEDS OUTDOOR MARKET IS OPEN

LEEDS OUTDOOR MARKET IS OPEN

Leeds Outdoor Market is open from today! The market have put in place additional measures for the safety of staff, traders and customers and shoppers are being asked to shop safely, respect 2 metre distancing and use contactless payment where available. All traders have been provided with Government guidance and are operating their businesses safely, […]

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