Welcome 2019 Ibiza style with Leeds DJ Sara Garvey and East 59th

See out 2018 summer style as the biggest Ibiza party night returns for a New Year’s Eve takeover. The L/IT’s Ibiza Takeover Series stormed Angelica’s on summer Sunday nights this year and will be transforming East 59th’s rooftop bar into a dazzling party playground. With a champagne bar on the terrace, table service, VIP luxury […]

A festive food haven from the chaos at Leeds’ Dakota Deluxe

Spicing up sprouts for a festive feast at Leeds foodie favourite Bundobust

A festive rebellion for Leeds Corn Exchange this Christmas

New street food flavours arrive at Trinity Leeds for Autumn

A tantalising selection of new street food vendors have arrived at Trinity Kitchen, offering an array of exotic flavours to enjoy during the autumn season. Mendez Cuba, Drama Bites and Let’s Go Wild Boar have taken up residency at the popular eatery for six weeks, alongside returning vendors The Steak Out, Tikk’s Thai and Thai […]

Leeds Playhouse pop-up theatre opens its doors with first production

The Leeds Playhouse pop-up theatre has now opened its doors, with Jim Cartwright’s 1986 seminal play Road the first production to be performed in the space. Directed by Leeds Playhouse associate director Amy Leach, the play presents a powerful observation of the everyday lives of the working classes, with humour, determination and passion. The pop-up […]

Leeds coffee shop to host bake sale and brunch to raise funds for children of Syria

North Star Coffee Shop and General Store will be hosting a special bake sale and brunch this August, in an effort to raise essential funds for Unicef’s appeal for the children of Syria. Held on 18 and 19 August, the event comes in support of a new #BakeForSyria cookbook, which brings together Syrian-inspired savoury and […]

Fitness, festive food and first class gigs – another month in the life of Leeds party planner Jordan Odu

Having my DNA test down at Fitness Space just before party season has been both a blessing and a curse as far as I’m concerned. On the plus side, I now know which foods to avoid and which ones to eat more of, however, not many of my good foods have been popping up on […]

Festive grottos for the grown ups in Leeds this Christmas

Turns out festive grottos – not just for kids. In Leeds this year the Santa stakes have been well and truly upped and leading the way has to be Bar Fibre. A traditional toy shop is the last thing you would expect from bar that has no boundaries when it comes to well, pretty much […]

Leeds rock and indie bar The Shed set to celebrate its tenth birthday

Turns out some of the best acoustics for a rock band are under the railway arches of Leeds. The Shed Bar, a mainstay of the city’s rock and indie scene, shares its secret as it prepares to celebrate its 10th birthday. The bar tucked away in Heaton’s Court between Leeds Station and Call Lane first opened […]

Showing off old school skills and strikes at Leeds’ new leisure venue Tenpin

The Arena Quarter has come on leaps and bounds in the past 12 months and is fast becoming the city’s major family entertainment destination. This was further solidified recently when the old bowling alley was taken over and transformed by the Ten Entertainment Group. They’ve given the tired old venue a makeover and the results […]

Going vegan-ish for new special dish at The Alchemist in Leeds

I’m an absolute sucker for fashion and trends when it comes to style, so why stop at food? With the vegan movement in Leeds more prominent than ever, I decided to put my carnivorous instincts on hold, channel my inner hipster-hippy and go full-blown vegan at The Alchemist on Greek Street. Moving Mountains Foods specialise […]

Call Lane legend takes Leeds city style to the suburbs

A new bar promises to bring the cool and kudos associated with the very best city centre watering holes to Yeadon. NEST will welcome its first guests this December, who can expect a superior drinking experience – without sky-high prices and long journey home. The drinks menu will mix creative seasonal cocktails with local and […]

Calling time on a Horsforth bar to make way for new micro-brewery

A pub operator has re-invented the oldest bar in its portfolio with a £200,000 investment which has created 12 new jobs in Horsforth. The long-standing Town Street bar, formerly known as Bar 166 & Bistro, has been renamed as The Malt Brewhouse, with a completely new look and reinvention for a modern drinking culture. Following […]