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Yorkshire Society is Having a Plaques for Corporate Celebration

For many years, the Yorkshire Society has erected plaques to commemorate Yorkshire men and women who, during their lifetime, gave exceptional service or contributed significantly to the County which translated in many cases to benefit the country as a whole, achieving much to celebrate and who were excellent Ambassadors for Yorkshire. A few years ago, the Society was approached to ...

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Northern Ballet Brings New Adaptation of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas to Leeds

Following a successful spring tour Northern Ballet returns home to Leeds opening its new season with an adaptation of John Boyne’s bestselling novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. This heart-breaking new production premièred in May 2017 and is the first full-length dance adaptation of this world-famous story. Northern Ballet will perform The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas in Leeds ...

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The Light Launches ‘Old School Junk’ Pop-Up with Fuel For School

The vegan only ‘pay as you feel’ restaurant in Leeds aims to raise awareness of child hunger during the school holidays The Light has teamed up with Fuel For School, an exciting initiative which aims to educate on child hunger and food waste, to launch Old School Junk – a pop-up bistro and Sharehouse. A renovated unit located in the ...

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Leeds Bar Veritas to Re-open With a New Look and Extended Bar

Known for its fine ales and imaginative menu, Veritas has long been a focal point of the North West quarter of Leeds city centre, just a stone’s throw away from the university, town hall and law courts. Now the venue’s owners Market Town Taverns have applied their special touch to an extensive refurbishment. MTT’s managing director, Louise Middlemass explained; “Veritas ...

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We meet Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director Sharon Watson

We spoke to Sharon (pictured above) about how she got into dance, what makes Phoenix Dance Theatre different and Leeds’ Bid for the European Capital of Culture Can you tell us about how you got into your position at Phoenix Dance Theatre?   My journey started way back when I was nine years old with an inspirational teacher at Harehills ...

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Celebrating Christmas at Everyman Cinema

Leeds offers a huge range of unique options when you’re looking to book a Christmas party, from luxurious venues to vibrant bars. But if you’re looking for a night that will really stand out then Everyman Cinema in Trinity Leeds is the place to be.  With a passion for quality, from service of food and drink to seating and films, ...

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It’s all about Leeds Pride!

With Leeds Pride just around the corner we’ve mixed things up a bit with City Dweller Magazine so that you can have nothing but Pride goodness! As our city prepares to celebrate our diversity, we’ve got everything you could need to know for Leeds Pride. In this issue: – The best hotels to stay at. Whether you want to be ...

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Unique Icelandic Adventure Launch from Leeds Bradford Airport

A rare opportunity to go genuinely off the beaten track is being offered to Yorkshire holidaymakers thanks to brand-new and exclusive Arctic experiences launching this week by Super Break.  Leeds Bradford Airport is among the first airport in the country to fly direct to Akureyri in North Iceland, with flights available exclusively with Super Break. Representing the ultimate one-of-a-kind adventure, ...

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UK’s Tallest Mural Soars Above Leeds City Skyline

The finishing touches have been put to the UK’s tallest mural. The giant artwork entitled “Athena Rising” soars a monumental 46.8 metres (153 feet) from the ground, making it several metres taller than the statue of Christ which looms over Rio de Janeiro, and only just shorter than the Statue of Liberty! Using the full length of Bruntwood’s Platform building ...

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Celebrate Leeds Pride at One of Leeds’ Newest Hotels: IBIS STYLES

This Yorkshire themed ibis Styles hotel is a great place to stay during Leeds Pride! While you’re at it, you can also visit Marco’s New York Italian Restaurant next door… When it comes to staying over in the city, especially for an event such as Leeds Pride, it’s so important to get it right. With so much variety to choose ...

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