Arts&Culture

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Wellington Place reveal its final artist window installation

After the great success of its Artist’s Window series launched in 2021 alongside Leeds Arts University, Developer and Asset Manager, MEPC, has installed its final art showcase at 4 Wellington Place, championing the theme of ‘self-expression’. Designed to support the creative talent of Leeds, the Artist’s Window is

River Island and Fridays to join Barnsley's retail and leisure scene

Two more big high-street names, River Island and Fridays, have signed to be part of The Glass Works and are set to open in Spring, providing another major boost to Barnsley town centre’s flourishing retail and leisure offer. Fashion chain River Island has announced it will open a large

Plan ahead with new routes as Connecting Leeds transforms travel

This new year Connecting Leeds will start construction on several major highways’ schemes, which are all part of transforming travel in the city and across the district. Connecting Leeds construction works will begin first on the Armley Gyratory, before focusing on roads around City Square, Leeds train station and along

YSP Founding Director awarded knighthood

Peter Murray, founding and executive director of Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), has been awarded a knighthood by Her Majesty The Queen in the New Year 2021 Honours List in recognition of his services to the arts. The Trustees and staff of YSP are delighted to see Peter’s work, perseverance

WIN tickets to see Green Day

TopicUK has teamed up with The John Smith’s Stadium to offer one lucky reader the chance to win 2 tickets to see Green Day on Saturday 25th June 2022. To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is log onto Twitter and tweet: I'm

Wakefield College pays tribute to wartime nurse Mary Seacole

Wakefield College is paying homage to a little-known historical figure by renaming its Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre building. The newly named Mary Seacole Building, based at the College’s City Campus and home to the University Centre at Wakefield College (UCW), recently saw new external signage unveiled to mark

Welcome to a barn storming Yorkshire Christmas

The beautifully restored Thirsk Lodge Barns is launching its inaugural Christmas Market and unique Father Christmas Experience. The Barns, which opened in August this year after a multi-million pound refurbishment, is holding a special shopping preview evening on Friday December 17, starting at 6.00pm. The Christmas Market will then