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Planning approved in Leeds for regeneration of UK's last gas-lit cinema

Planning permission has been granted to Leeds' Hyde Park Picture House for an ambitious refurbishment project, which will secure the much-loved community institution for generations to come.

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This photograph and a similar version are said to have been the inspiration for the painting entitled 'Le Baiser' by the Belgian Surrealist Rene Magritte.'''Published in London Bulletin, June 1940.

Throwing a party to mark the opening of exhibitions

Lee Miller & Viviane Sassen

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Open studios at the Art House

Open studios at the Art House

The Art House

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Father’s Day 2018: What inspired this annual tradition and where it is celebrated?

Father’s day is soon upon us and with this will come the last-minute induced panic from those who have forgotten to pick up a card or present to mark this occasion. But where did the annual tradition of father’s day come from and why do we celebrate it?

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Leeds Armed Forces Day: New location announced for the return of popular city centre event

Saturday June 23 will see the annual return of one of Leeds’s most popular civic events, Leeds Armed Forces Day, which will be held in a brand new city centre location this year.

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June 29 - July 8 will see the city of Bradford come alive with literature, as the popular Bradford Literature Festival returns

Bradford Literature Festival: Everything you need to know about this year’s literary extravaganza

June 29 - July 8 will see the city of Bradford come alive with literature, as the popular Bradford Literature Festival returns.
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Leonora Cohen and Mary Gawthorpe were both advocates of the suffrage movement and their lifelong effort for rights and opportunities for women are still remembered toda

The Leeds suffragettes who valiantly fought for women’s right to vote

This year marks 100 years since some women over the age of 30 were granted the right to vote. For suffragettes, suffragists and other women’s rights campaigners, this was a huge leap forward in the bid for equal rights and opportunities for women.

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300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale: The life and work of the Otley-born designer

Today marks the anniversary of Thomas Chippendale’s 300th birthday, and with this the nation reflects and celebrates one of it’s most famed furniture designers.

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Light Night Leeds is set to shed new light on the stories of stalwart Suffragettes Leonora Cohen and Mary Gawthorpe (Photo: Leeds City Council)

Light Night Leeds: Suffragettes to light the way at city centre cultural spectacular

A century after the rise of the suffragettes, one of Leeds’s biggest cultural celebrations is looking to shed new light on the stories of stalwart Suffragettes Leonora Cohen and Mary Gawthorpe.
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Huge exhibition of photos

Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club Annual Exhibition 2018

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Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the May bank holiday weekend

9 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend

The second bank holiday of the month is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun events and activities around Yorkshire. Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the upcoming May bank holiday weekend.
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Yorkshire's beautiful landscape provides a wonderful setting in which to retire

The Golden Years: Why Yorkshire is the best place to enjoy retirement

When to comes to retirement, there are few better places to settle down and enjoy the golden years than right here in Yorkshire.
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Crime writers under the microscope

Crime writers under the microscope

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A playful rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists

Wars of the roses: How the rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists today

The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York in order to gain control of the throne of England, and all these years later a rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists.
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The Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival: A European Grand Tour from London, to Venice, to Vienna returns to the region on May 24-27

A European Grand Tour: Popular Early Music Festival returns to Yorkshire this month

The Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival: A European Grand Tour from London, to Venice, to Vienna returns to the region on May 24-27.

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André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.
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Exhibition pays homage to the heroism of women

Exhibition pays homage to the heroism of women

Katrina Palmer Exhibition

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Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival: The popular annual live-scored silent film festival returns

Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27. Founded in 2016, Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is the UK's largest celebration of live-scored silent film.

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Leeds Indie Food Festival is now in its fourth year, with even more events and collaborations than ever before (Photo: Tom Joy)

From street food to wine debates: Popular Indie Food Festival returns to Leeds this week

From May 10-28, Leeds’ thriving independent food and drink community will once again put on a mouthwatering feast at the annual Leeds Indie Food festival.
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Art by technology from distant countries

Art by technology from distant countries

Beyond Boundaries: Art by Email

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