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City Varieties date for folk-rock star Martha Wainwright

Canadian folk-rock singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright is heading for Leeds this week as part of her tour in support of acclaimed new album ‘Goodnight City’.

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VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: Picasso Linocuts exhibition opens in Yorkshire at Barnsley Cooper Gallery

Art lovers in Yorkshire are getting a rare chance to see world famous and priceless works of art by Pablo Picasso at a new free exhibition.

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Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

A TV company is looking for local families to take part in a new series which charts the British diet down the decades.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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VIDEO: Sheffield band Redfaces set music world on fire with debut Kerosene

Hotly tipped young Sheffield guitar band Redfaces have set the music world on fire with the release of their aptly named explosive debut single Kerosene.
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Leeds hotel launches alcohol-free bar menu

Leeds hotel launches alcohol-free bar menu

A country hotel is targeting Dry January abstainers by offering a 'dry' drinks list in its bars.

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Helen Thomas, Art House Studio. Image credit Jules Lister

Plenty to see and hear on Wakefield’s Artwalk on January 25

The first Artwalk of 2017 will showcase local and national artists with an evening of music, art and entertainment.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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Israel Nash: Gig with Band of Horses in Leeds.

Nash brings touch of psychedelia to Leeds

Israel Nash returns from Texas Hill Country with his Silver Season, a wholly immersive nine-song set that plays less like an album and more like a cross section of time and space.

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Hippo Campus: Gig in Leeds.

Landmark band prepare for Leeds date

Fresh from a breakthrough 2016 which saw them complete work on their debut album tipped American indie rockers Hippo Campus are heading for this country to play some gigs and win some new friends.

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Amber Run: Gig in Leeds.

Amber Run into Leeds for Stylus gig

Amber Run return with a British tour on the back of the release of their new album ‘For A Moment, I Was Lost’, next month and are including a stop off in Leeds.

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The 2016 Hunted contestants, including Leeds pair Anna May and Elizabeth Garnett (left)

Could you be Hunted? TV show seeks new contestants

Producers of a TV show are looking for daring contestants to 'go to ground' in a bid to evade capture in 21st-century Britain.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back.

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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The new superfood trends to watch out for in 2017

The new superfood trends to watch out for in 2017

Clean eaters could be scoffing offal, insects and algae this year as new superfood trends take off.

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Alpines.

Futurist duo Alpines set to play Leeds gig

Following the release of their second album ‘Another River’ the hotly-tipped Alpines have unveiled new single ‘Motionless’ before starting out on a UK headline tour that brings them to Leeds in early 2017.

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Beartooth: Appearing at the 2017 Slam Dunk Festival.

Additions to Slam Dunk line-up are confirmed

American rockers Beartooth are among several additions announced for the Slam Dunk Festival’s huge punk party in Leeds later this year.

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VIDEO: Croupier training for new jobs at £3m revamped Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Play your cards right and you could soon have a licence to thrill with croupier training underway to fill new jobs after a £3m revamp at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate.
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Did you make After Eight mints at the famous Castleford chocolate factory?

Did you make After Eight mints at the famous Castleford chocolate factory?

Former staff are being asked to share their memories to celebrate the after-dinner treat's 40th anniversary.

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