Arts&Culture

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Icelandic vegans subject of new photobook

Street photography trip evolves into documentary project. Inspired by a search for vegan food on the island. Photographer Jonathan Straight planned to visit Reykjavik for a street photography shoot in 2019. He was inspired to visit Iceland by the writing of Hallgrímur Helgason, author of The Hitman’s Guide to

Major city centre improvement scheme enters final stage

An £8 million plus project in Leeds city centre is nearing the final stages of completion as pavement resurfacing work is set to start on Park Row and Infirmary Street. The essential improvement scheme will see Park Row converted in to a one-way street for most of its length making

Giant rooftop panda sculpture installed at New Era Square

A giant panda sculpture was installed at New Era Square – the £66 million modern Asia-inspired development at St Mary’s Gate and Yorkshire’s newest public space. Part of the site’s wider art installation, the largest panda, which is an impressive four metres high, has been mounted on the

Yorkshire’s big night out - stays in for Digital White Rose Awards

It’s been confirmed that the Welcome to Yorkshire 2020 White Rose Awards will be held online for the first time in the event’s history. The UK’s biggest tourism awards ceremony usually sees a thousand people celebrating the very best of the county’s tourism industry at a

Tulip Talks

Author: Anna Mason. Yorkshireman Paul Tulip was, in his own words, a ‘cocky little wideboy’ when he blazed onto TV ‘s The Apprentice back in 2005. Fifteen years on, he’s launched a podcast and he’s back on the telly. Paul has grown up, but he’s still got

Good Morning Britain presenter and Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray named as Patron of The Piece Hall

Good Morning Britain presenter and Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray OBE has been announced as a Patron of The Piece Hall Trust following his longstanding support for and interest in the prized cultural venue. The well-respected actor, writer and broadcaster will join other eminent Patrons in acting as a key

Residential award win for contemporary extension

Huddersfield-based Fibre Architects have won an award at the Huddersfield Civic Society Annual Design Awards. Fibre’s take on a large contemporary extension to a late Georgian home came up trumps to win the “Best Residential Award” last month. The project, which was completed in 2019, featured a spectacular glass