Loving Leeds Blog

A glimpse into some of the amazing things going on in the district

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Immerse yourself

One of my aims for writing this blog was to encourage me to try different things and discover new places in Leeds, so when I got an email asking if I’d like to attend SWARM – an “immersive experience” at… Continue Reading →

Music, food and literature festivals

Most people will have heard of Leeds festival, the annual music festival held over August bank holiday weekend at Bramham Park, but did you know there’s also a city musical festival, independent food festival and literature festival, all taking place… Continue Reading →

Feather boas and fire eaters at The Wet Spot Leeds

I’ve already blogged about how ace the Belgrave is for its food and rooftop garden, but did you know it’s also home to a monthly burlesque and cabaret night? Organised by Ryvita Von Cheese (love it), the Wet Spot occurs… Continue Reading →

Poetry in Room 700

Not wanting to show favouritism amongst libraries, I went to a poetry reading at Leeds Central Library earlier this week. I’m ashamed to say that I’ve only been to Central Library a couple of times before and I’ve never ventured past… Continue Reading →

A weekend with Opera North

Last weekend I got to experience a double helping of Opera North as I went to see L’elisir d’amore on Friday evening at The Grand and then the Orchestra of Opera North play The Best from the West End at the Town… Continue Reading →

The hidden library

Have you ever been walking along, and you stop and notice something, and can’t work out whether it’s always been there and you’ve just not registered it before, or whether it’s something completely new? Well James spotted The Leeds Library,… Continue Reading →

A night at the opera

One of the things I love most about Leeds is its impressive arts and culture scene. The city is home to Opera North – “England’s national opera company in the North and one of Europe’s leading arts organisations.” “…Opera North is a… Continue Reading →

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