LEEDS

Basis Yorkshire: Small Charity, Big Heart

Trigger Warning: This article contains delicate information about sexual violence. Basis Yorkshire is a small charity based in Leeds that divides into four main services: Basis Sex Work Project supports female and transgender sex workers that work in all sectors of the Leeds sex industry, including those working indoors & online. Basis Training which provides […]

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Leeds A-Z: (G-I)

A-C D-F G – GIGS Leeds has a hugely dynamic and exciting music scene, offering music genres to suit everyone’s tastes. The city isn’t short of music venues, from the First Direct Arena in the city centre, which hosts some of the biggest names in Leeds, to smaller venues such as Brudenell Social Club and […]

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Leeds Guide A-Z: (D-F)

A-C D: DRINKS When it comes to drinks, Leeds really does offer the best of the best, with a mix of budget-friendly chains, local independent pubs and upmarket city-centre bars. Whether you want a classy, cocktail night-out; a night of singing your heart out, accompanied by a stein, at Bierkeller; or a cheap night out […]

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Leeds International Film Festival 2017 – La Stoffa dei Sogni

For the last couple of weeks, our city has played host to the Leeds International Film Festival. Hundreds of film screenings have taken place in every nook and cranny of the city, from the Hyde Park Picture House, to Trinity’s Everyman Cinema. On Tuesday 7th November, the Vue Cinema in The Light hosted the UK […]

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LEEDS

The Cocktail Experience: Review

Hosted by Hairy Lemon and Pink Gorilla, The Cocktail Experience boasts sixteen of the biggest bars in Leeds under one roof at Aspire. Each bar prepares a signature cocktail to serve at the event, and throughout the night you exchange tokens (which are very reasonably priced, at £5 each) for your drinks. From taste to […]

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A-Z Guide to Leeds (A – C)

A – Art Leeds is a vibrant, multi-cultural city, and it is packed full of art which showcases its incredible Northern buzz. The city has a lot to offer the contemporary art world, including a wide range of sculpture, architecture, and world famous collections. I believe that to miss out on the art scene in […]

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LEEDS

Leeds Bid for European City of Culture 2023

Friday, 27th October 2017 sees Leeds’ ‘Big Send Off’ as the city bids to share its exciting and diverse culture, in an attempt to become the European City of Culture 2023. The official ‘Leeds2023’ website tells the story of the bid, and what the minds behind it hope to achieve should they win. The European […]

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LEEDS, Music

Bongo’s Bingo Review

The Bongo’s Bingo Oktoberfest special did not disappoint. Normally held at Leeds favourite Canal Mills, the new location at South Bank Depot made for a more spacious event – and more room for steins! As usual, the lively DJ announced each number with enthusiasm, this time flanked by energetic assistants whose blond wigs couldn’t conceal […]

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