Threads Textile Festival: at Sunny Bank Mills on 7 – 9 June

Sunny Bank Mills in Farsley is once again opening the doors of its iconic 1912 Mill for the Threads Textile Festival. Threads Textile Festival, which enjoyed a hugely successful launch last year, will feature a Market with over 40 independent businesses and textile makers each day for three days, selling everything from yarn to sewing […]

Northern Ballet’s Abigail Prudames Retires

Premier Dancer Abigail Prudames will retire from Northern Ballet this June, after being part of the Company since 2011. Abigail grew up in Knaresborough and joined Northern Ballet as an apprentice after training with The Royal Ballet and Elmhurst Ballet School. Prudames has become renowned for her exceptional performances in iconic roles, such as David Nixon CBE’s , The Little Mermaid, Cathy […]

Northern Ballet’s Beauty & The Beast: at Leeds Grand Theatre 4 – 9 June

Northern Ballet’s glittering Beauty & the Beast arrives at Leeds Grand Theatre this June, offering the perfect fairy-tale escapism to kick off the summer season.  Choreographed by David Nixon CBE, this enchanting reimagining of the classic story will transport audiences to a world of colour, filled with fairies, goblins and sprites, where magic hides around every corner.  Beauty […]

Victoria Leeds: Fashion Week From 6 to I6 June

Victoria Leeds’ first Fashion Week opens with an unmissable catwalk show, exclusive events, VIP experiences and on-trend styling inspiration. Following on from the success of last year’s Fashion Weekender, Victoria Leeds Fashion Week will begin on 6th June, starting in style with a spectacular fashion show staged in the iconic Victoria Quarter at 7.30 – 8.30pm. […]

Leeds Lit Fest 2024 announces Headliners

The sixth Leeds Lit Fest will take place across a range of the City’s venues from 5 to 23 June this year, with headliners LYR, John Agard, Stuart Maconie, Salena Godden, Helen Lederer and DJ Paulette. The City’s award-winning Festival of words and thought aims to bring together, and help develop, the Leeds’ literary scene, […]