The New Con is Re-opening

Popular gastropub The New Conservatory re-opens on 12 April (walk-in only), and has a new outside bar as well as an extended drinking terrace. The terrace will now accommodate 200 people even with safe distancing in place, and the outside bar will serve beer on tap along with cocktails, coffee and food. Five pizzas have […]

Decathlon UK Opens at Trinity on 25 March

The new store, located on Boar Lane, occupies two floors totally 35,000 square feet. It’s an experimental flagship – customers will be able to touch all products in the showrooms. The company hopes to encourage a more active lifestyle for customers by offering affordable prices for quality products and services. To begin with, sales will […]

Compass Festival 2021

Biennial interactive Compass Festival returns to Leeds from 19 to 28 March 2021. Imagine every Leeds ‘phone box ringing simultaneously. What about a portable museum? And a pop-up pub? These are among the first projects to be announced by the Festival directors. Museums in People’s Homes looks at how collectors engage with the world. Artist […]

Leeds Independent Christmas Market NOW CANCELLED WITH HUGE REGRET

Leeds’s Rolling Social Events will host a Christmas Market at Leeds Corn Exchange from 20 November, where independent traders will tempt shoppers to wine, dine and work through those Christmas gift lists. Imagine doing all your shopping under one roof, enjoying the world’s street food and sampling your favourite tipple – all within the latest […]

Talking Heads at Leeds Playhouse

Two of Alan Bennett’s monologues will be performed at Leeds Playhouse on 12 – 14 November. The first is performed by Imelda Staunton in A Lady of Letters directed by Jonathan Kent. The second sees Maxine Peake in Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet directed by Sarah Frankcom. Leeds Playhouse has already announced Connecting Voices, a collaboration between Leeds Playhouse and Opera North, which runs […]