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Brit-hop duo Too Many T’s in Leeds this autumn

UK hip-hop duo Too Many T’s have announced a huge UK tour to coincide with their debut album release this autumn and will be playing a gig in Leeds.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Leeds Festival organisers have announced that pineapples will not be allowed at the event this Bank Holiday.

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Win our Oktoberfest VIP prize for you and your pals.

WIN: £200 VIP table for eight at Oktoberfest beer festival in Leeds

Cheers! Raise your glasses to a competition prize every ale fan will want to win - we are giving away a £200 VIP table for eight at the Oktoberfest 2017 beer festival.
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Fickle Friends.

Initiative to boost number of women in music launched in Leeds

Festival Republic - organisers of the Leeds Festival - supported by PRS Foundation, have announced a new three-year project based in Leeds which aims to provide a step up for female led bands and solo artists

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones fans may well have admired the warm fur cloaks worn by Jon Snow and members of the Night's Watch in the hit show.

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Great food at All Bar One.

WIN: All Bar One meal for four celebrating Eat Leeds Restaurant Week August 14-20

Eat Leeds Restaurant Week debuts next week with great savings at more than 70 of the city’s finest eateries and to celebrate we have a meal for four to be won at All Bar One.
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The longest sausage roll

Morrisons to sell UK's longest sausage roll

Yorkshire supermarket chain Morrisons has launched the UK's longest sausage roll.

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The X Factor winner Matt Terry to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park August 19

PREVIEW: X Factor winner Matt Terry to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park August 19 - tickets from £10

The X Factor champion Matt Terry will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19 with tickets from £10.
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Artist Sarah Jayne Palmer with Shreya Naik aged 9 pictured inside the sculpture. Picture by Simon Hulme

Eye-catching sculpture marks three decades of hospice

AN INFLATABLE sculpture which includes the artwork of 300 school children from across Yorkshire has gone on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park to mark the 30th anniversary of Martin House Hospice.

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Motor fans heading to the 13th VW Festival at Harewood House

SAVE £12.50: Family ticket discount for VW Festival at Harewood House

Motor fans are getting all revved up for this year's VW Festival at Harewood House near Leeds and we have a family ticket discount to save you £12.50.

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Graham Relton from the Yorkshire Film Archive. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Lost jewel of Bradford’s Bollywood past goes on view

It looked more like Gargrave than the Ganges, but the Bollywood thriller they shot on the banks of the River Wharfe four decades ago is a jewel in the crown of Yorkshire’s forgotten cinema.

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Wakefield Youth Music Theatre will again be a highlight of the new season.

Packed programme announced for Theatre Royal’s new season

Theatre Royal Wakefield has announced a packed and varied autumn programme, culminating as ever in the hugely popular pantomime season with this year’s production of Aladdin.

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A divided country brought together on the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage

A divided country brought together on the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage

It was one of the great defining moments of history – and its reverberations are still being felt today.

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Family events you won’t want to miss

Family events you won’t want to miss

From arts and crafts to donkey rides, here’s some ideas for how to keep your little ones busy over summer.

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Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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Leeds and Reading Festivals promoter Melvin Benn

VIDEO: Leeds Festival safest ever after security 'dramatically' increased, says boss Melvin Benn

Leeds and Reading Festival boss Melvin Benn today reassured music lovers that this year's event will be the safest ever - after working closely with police anti-terrorist experts to "dramatically" increase security.

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10 things to do over the next seven days

10 things to do over the next seven days

Looking for inspiration for what to do over the coming week?

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Marc Almond

Marc Almond heading to Leeds for Town Hall date

Leeds music legend Marc Almond is heading back to the city for a gig this autumn as part of his UK tour that follows the release of intriguing new album ‘Shadows And Reflections’.

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