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INTRODUCING GEMMA HOLSGROVE

  We caught up with Gemma Holsgrove, new Festival Executive for Leeds International Festival 2019, which is brought to the city by LeedsBID. Gemma has an extensive background centred on using the arts to inspire, motivate and positively impact people’s lives. Q. Can you tell us a bit about your background? I started training professionally as a singer, dancer, actress ...

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The Tetley: new home for Leeds International Festival Village

  Pic cap (L-R) Start of a new partnership – LeedsBID Chief Executive Andrew Cooper, Gemma Holsgrove, Festival Executive for Leeds International Festival, Valli van Zijl, Vastint Regeneration Manager, and Morgan Cope General Manager of Tetley Bar & Kitchen.   The Tetley is to be the new home of Leeds International Festival’s Village for 2019. In a unique partnership, festival organisers LeedsBID ...

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Follow a festive trail through Leeds this Christmas

  Discover a host of glimmering, glittering illuminated attractions in Leeds city centre this festive season with a trail of sparkling, shimmering trees.   This year, a number of show-stopping Christmas trees will be springing up in new locations, with the added adornment of innovative lighting in key locations – all bringing festive sparkle to new parts of the city. ...

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Pianos at the ready as orchestra of events held in the city

  Pianos at the ready as orchestra of events held in the city   Pic caption: New artwork in conjunction with the Leeds Piano Trail and Leeds International Piano Competition adorn the Windows of Leeds letters in Leeds Station, designed by Leeds illustrator Joe Boyd.   Leeds is celebrating the piano in grand style with an orchestra of events going ...

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LEEDS CITY MAGAZINE CATCHES UP WITH HELEN GREEN FROM MERRION CENTRE

Q&A WITH HELEN GREEN LEEDS CITY MAGAZINE CATCHES UP WITH HELEN GREEN FROM MERRION CENTRE   Can you tell us about your professional background? I went from a Cleethorpes Comprehensive school to studying Estate Management at Oxford (albeit at Oxford Polytechnic as it was then). I started my career at Cushman Wakefield in London before spending over 10 years working on ...

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Cultural Village jointly celebrates Tour de Yorkshire and International Festival in heart of Leeds

Cultural Village jointly celebrates Tour de Yorkshire and International Festival in heart of Leeds   Millennium Square in Leeds will be transformed into a giant cultural hub as the Tour de Yorkshire and Leeds International Festival come together to launch ‘The Village’ in the heart of the city centre.   The Village – organised by Welcome to Yorkshire, Leeds Business ...

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LEEDS CITY MAGAZINE CATCHES UP WITH LEEDSBID IN THE RUN-UP TO THE LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2018

  Leeds International Festival is back for its second year, with an unforgettable fortnight of events to excite, entertain and inspire. The UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas and innovation celebrates local creativity and international culture whilst creating one of the biggest events in Leeds. Launched in 2017 to critical acclaim, this year’s festival, running from 28th April – 12th ...

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LEEDS OWN: SHOWCASING THE TALENTS & PERSONALITIES THAT MAKE LEEDS THE CITY WE LOVE

LeedsBID #ChristmasInLeeds Artist: Alison Smith Installations: Frost Blossoms at Park Square and Candy Chaos in the windows of the Park Plaza Hotel. Both are up until 4th Jan 2018. Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself and how you got involved with the Leeds Bid project? I’m an emerging artist and maker based in Leeds, and I ...

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#CHRISTMASINLEEDS Leeds is all set for an unprecedented Advent this year

Welcome to Leeds proudly presents Leeds Winter Moments. JOIN IN AT CHRISTMAS.WELCOMETOLEEDS.CO.UK #CHRISTMASINLEEDS Leeds is all set for an unprecedented Advent this year, with the arrival of immersive art and light installations around the city. Leeds Winter Moments is bringing added sparkle, originality and innovation and encouraging people to create and experience their own special festive moments. Leeds Winter Moments – Christmas ...

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We met up with LEEDSBID’S Head of Marketing and Communications Martin Dickson

We met up with LEEDSBID’S Head of Marketing and Communications Martin Dickson to find out exactly how they’re enhancing the reputation of our city Talk to us about your role at LeedsBID?  My official title is Head of Marketing and Communications at LeedsBid and I’m in charge of the marketing campaigns for LeedsBID projects as well as the marketing of ...

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