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8 Apr 2018

Jon Richardson

The British Comedy Award nominee and star of Live At The Apollo and 8 Out Of 10 Cats is embarking…

15 Feb 2017 1:15pm - 1:45pm

‘Georgian Urban Renaissance’ Leeds 250 Years Ago and the Early Years of The Leeds Library

Dr Kevin Grady returns to the Holy Trinity Church, Boar Lane, to present another series of his extremely popular half-hour…

7 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018


Winner of over 100 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell across the world for over a decade…

28 Jan 2018 2pm

Leeds Holocaust Memorial Day

A city civic commemoration event marking Holocaust Memorial Day. Remembering those who were persecuted and died during the Holocaust and…

27 Apr 2018 10:30am - 11:30am

Talk: Florence Nightingale & Yorkshire

A talk by Stephanie Davies about the family connection of Florence Nightingale to Lotherton Hall and her involvement with the…

16 Mar 2018 - 17 Mar 2018

Northern Ballet | A Celebration of Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Master Choreographer

Northern Ballet brings dance history to the heart of Yorkshire as we perform a tribute to internationally celebrated choreographer Sir…

25 Jan 2018 6:30pm - 8pm

The Unquiet Dead

Local storyteller Matthew Bellwood brings to life a selection of macabre tales from the golden age of the ghost story….

29 Jan 2018 7pm - 10pm

Epic Movie Night: “The Princess Bride”

Our Epic Movie Nights series continues in 2018. First instalment will be “The Princess Bride” (1987) > _An elderly man reads the book “The Princess Bride” to his sick and thus currently bedridden adolescent grandson, the reading of the book which has been passed down within the family for generations. The grandson is sure he won’t like the story, with a romance at its core, he preferring something with lots of action and “no kissing”. But the grandson is powerless to stop his grandfather, whose feelings he doesn’t want to hurt. The story centers on Buttercup, a former farm girl who has been chosen as the princess bride to Prince Humperdinck of Florian. Buttercup does not love him, she who still laments the death of her one true love, Westley, five years ago. Westley was a hired hand on the farm, his stock answer of “as you wish” to any request she made of him which she came to understand was his way of saying that he loved her. But Westley went away to sea, only to be killed by the Dread Pirate Roberts. On a horse ride to clear her mind of her upcoming predicament of marriage, Buttercup…_ – IMDb As usual doors…