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10 Mar 2018 7:30pm

Russian State Philharmonic Orchestra

Concert Begins at 7.30pm Russian State Philharmonic Orchestra Valery Polyansky – conductor Alexander Sitkovetsky – violin Tchaikovsky – Suite: Sleeping…

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16 Dec 2017 7pm

Hope and Social’s Christmas Feast

A proper festive Christmas Feast provided by The Real Junk Food Project from Hope and Social and friends. EAT! This…

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9 Feb 2018 7:45pm

Zara McFarlane

ELOQUENT AND PROVOCATIVE SINGER-SONGWRITER ZARA MCFARLANE IS FAST BECOMING THE UK’S FOREMOST JAZZ VOCALIST. HER MUSIC IS SEDUCTIVE AND EARTHY….

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20 Jan 2018 7:30pm

Lord Huron

Ben Schneider conjured Lord Huron from the depths of Lake Huron during a trip to his family home in northern…

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3 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018

The Harry Potter Family Trail and Challenge

Discover the hidden level in Central Library’s very own ‘Harry Potter room’ and complete the seven challenges faced by Harry,…

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5 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017

Northern Ballet | The Little Mermaid

Immerse yourself in a mystical underwater world. When a young mermaid is finally allowed her first glimpse of life beyond…

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18 Jan 2018 7:30pm

NT Live present Follies

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to venues. New…

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18 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019

Shrek The Musical

Following the unprecedented success of the first ever UK and Ireland Tour, the larger-than-life production will be returning to Leeds Grand…

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11 Jan 2018 5:30pm - 7pm

Prof. Chris Budd – Climate Change. The good, the bad, and the ugly

In this public lecture Prof. Chris Budd will look at the ways that we try to model the complexity of…

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24 Nov 2017 - 28 Jan 2018

Saelia Aparicio: Your Consequences Have Actions

Your Consequences Have Actions is Saelia Aparicio’s first major solo show in a public gallery in the UK, bringing together…

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29 Jan 2018 1pm

Lunchtime Organ: Darius Battiwalla

Darius Battiwalla – Leeds Town Hall organist  HOLLINS Concert Overture HOLLINS Intermezzo BACH Prelude & Fugue BWV545 GINASTERA Toccata, Villancico & Fugue GRAINGER ARR…

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1 Feb 2018 7:45pm

Sona Jobarteh

THE FIRST MAJOR FEMALE KORA VIRTUOSO AND HER ELECTRIFYING BAND PLAY MUSIC FROM HER DEBUT ALBUM _FASIYA_, AND CELEBRATE HER SECOND…

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16 Dec 2017 11am - 3pm

Family Art Workshop: Sculpture Jars

Inspired by the vivid forms in our forthcoming show by Saelia Aparicio join us for an afternoon of colourful jar-filling…

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13 Dec 2018 & 14 Dec 2018

Ross Noble – El Hablador

_Who is El Hablador?_  It’s Ross Noble.  _No, but who is the one they call El Hablador?   _I just said, it…

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27 Sep 2017 - 2 Jan 2018

Loneliness Through a Lens

Time to Shine, a project led by Leeds Older Peoples Forum and funded by the National Lottery presents ‘Loneliness through…

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2 Feb 2018 7:30pm - 9pm

The Forecast Preview | Amy Bell

What happens when opposing fronts sweep across the shifting landscape of the gendered body? Can we intervene in newly forming…

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7 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018

Wicked

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

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2 Mar 2018 7:15pm

Louis Lortie

FRENCH-CANADIAN PIANIST LOUIS LORTIE INTERPRETATIVE VOICE EXTENDS ACROSS A BROAD RANGE OF REPERTOIRE IN PLAYING THAT IS ‘EVER IMMACULATE, EVER…

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