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Women of Leeds: Women at Leeds

Cath Noakes, Women at Leeds “The Women at Leeds network is a campus wide network, supporting the personal and professional development of all women at the University of Leeds. It is volunteer-led and runs monthly events, across a number of topics, which aim to inspire and inform. The current Chair is Professor Cath Noakes, School […]

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Open Film Night at Hyde Park Book Club, Review

Last week I attended the Open Film Night at Hyde Park Book Club, hosted by Idle Work Factory – a production company whose commitment to the local arts scene and a desire to unify the film-making community resulted in this monthly showing. According to Jordan Kennedy, the owner of Idle Work Factory, the aim of […]

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Stories of Leeds

This picture was taken about three months ago, only a few days after I had arrived in Leeds. My second time in England, my first time in Leeds. My friend and I had spent the entire day walking the streets of the city, eager to see everything and discover new places. Although it was the […]

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Discover Headingley – Cafe Lento

Price: £5-10 Website: http://cafelento.co.uk/ Address: 21A North Ln, Leeds, LS6 3HW Headingley is home to a great deal of nice independent cafes, restaurants and shops. When I moved here, I did not know where to start when discovering this incredible neighbourhood. One day, I went food shopping and I happened to pass by this lovely […]

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Stories of Leeds- Megan Harrison

“A picture is worth a thousand words” - a famous Chinese proverb Kirkstall Abbey This photo reminds me of one of the first places that I explored as a student. A short bus journey from my accommodation meant that the impressive ruins of Kirkstall Abbey were in easy reach, so it was worth a visit […]

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Review of Comptoir: New Lebanese in the Everyman

This week the Everyman cinema in the Trinity centre has just become home to a new Lebanese restaurant called Comptoir. This company is a chain with restaurants in Manchester, Chelsea and Bath, just to name a few. One of my housemates has a job as a waitress there and to celebrate the grand opening was […]

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Headingley’s Charity Shop Tour

When you go charity shopping in Headingley you are bound to find something you are looking for, or far more likely, something you didn’t know you were looking for but now desperately need. There are eight charity shops in Headingley so as you can imagine there is a vast array of content spread across them […]

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My Experience of Halloween

For me, Halloween began on Friday 28th, it was then that I noticed the pumpkins and decorations that seemed to adorn every corner of Leeds. I was amused but also a bit surprised by the long, snaking queue coming out of Luvyababes, the fancy dress shop as I was walking through town. It made smile […]

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Discover York

Price: £25-50 Website here Through the year, we all get the feeling that we need to escape for a while, that we need to take a break, explore new places and live new adventures! In the colder months, we all dream of sunny Barcelona, romantic Rome and the blue water of the Caribbean. Sadly, time […]

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