Morgans – Giving Minds and Muscle for Mencap

Property professionals from City living specialist Morgans are building on the company’s relationship with Leeds Mencap. The charity supports over 450 children and adults with a learning disability in Leeds, where it runs a residential home, carer and parent support projects, a Friday club for 18 -25 year olds, an inclusive dance project for 12 […]

Tetley’s Associate Artists Programme – Year 2

The first year of Tetley’s Associate Artists Programme has been declared a success, with four emerging artists completing their 12-month development programme. The second call-out has been launched.  See below for how to apply. The Tetley, formerly the home of Tetley’s Brewery, is now a contemporary art centre from which four more of the region’s […]

The Music Industry Panel – Lending Room (Followed by #360RAW9)

The Music Industry Panel will take place at The Lending Room on 12 July at 6 p.m. until 7.30 p.m. with the theme ‘Getting your music out, heard and noticed’. The Panel will be followed by #360RAW9, featuring four emerging acts from Leeds: Sir Curse, Daves, Thieves of Misfortune and Mark of a Thief. Panel members […]

Walk With Simon on The Streets of Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield

It seems fitting that Simon on The Streets, a charity fighting homelessness in West Yorkshire, has chosen its 20th year in which to introduce a new challenge – Walk With Simon.  The walk will take place on 13 July 2019. The full walk is 24 miles in length, covering Huddersfield, Bradford and finishing in Leeds, […]

Let’s Help Buy Jack a New Wheelchair

Ahead of the Tour De France, First Event is to host a 24-hour spin challenge – because microcephaly sufferer Jack needs a new wheelchair.    Local lad Jack was born with microcephaly, which is a condition which prevents the growth of the skull, stunting the growth and development of the brain. Jack also has global […]