Events

New Horsforth Brewery premises set to become hub for local community

New Horsforth Brewery premises set to become hub for local community

By Will Ford The owner of Horsforth Brewery has moved his business to larger premises to meet the growing demand for his craft beer. Mark Costello, 34, started brewing as a hobby five years ago before starting to sell his beer to local shops and pubs in August last year. The new brewery on Station Road, Horsforth, will open on […]

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Northern School of Dance wows audience with dark exploration of identity and #MeToo

Northern School of Dance wows audience with dark exploration of identity and #MeToo

by James Fountain The audience at Northern School of Dance were last night treated to three live performances exploring the politics of ownership, originality, and freedom. These original works were created by international choreographers in collaboration with degree students of the renowned Northern School of Contemporary Dance, in the third year of their studies. The event took place at the […]

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Thackray Medical Museum’s LEGO fundraiser build raises £1,700 so far

Thackray Medical Museum’s LEGO fundraiser build raises £1,700 so far

By Harry McMullen A project to construct a LEGO version of the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds has so far raised £1,700 towards plans to create new galleries, according to the organisers. The Thackray in LEGO Bricks build will see the museum’s grade two listed, 18th century building reconstructed into a 1:25 scale model using LEGO bricks. The LEGO model, […]

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Social class and regional diversity are the main challenges in modern day journalism, says Nina Hossain

Social class and regional diversity are the main challenges in modern day journalism, says Nina Hossain

By Charlotte Lascelles Yorkshire-born journalist, Nina Hossain, broke down the main issues and challenges of diversity in her talk about the media industry. The ITV News presenter took part in Journalism and Media Week at Leeds Trinity University to talk about her thriving career, how the world of breaking news works and on the diversity challenges she faced when training […]

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Graduates offer career advice to journalism and media students

Graduates offer career advice to journalism and media students

By Charlotte Lascelles Four graduates of Leeds Trinity University returned for Journalism and Media Week 2018 to talk about their experiences post-university. The graduates – Otis Holmes, Charlotte Regen, Xanthe Palmer and Becky Hammill – took part in a panel session with current students to talk about their experiences of working in the industry, as well as offering advice on […]

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Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

By Charlotte Lascelles Huddersfield-born Nina Hossain will be amongst various industry speakers at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week. Now in its tenth year, Journalism Week has seen its fair share of interesting people and this year will be no exception. From One Show editor, Sandy Smith, to former Tory politician turned prison chaplain, Jonathon Aitken, speakers will be […]

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Leeds Business Week focused on digital solutions for the future

Go Digital! Conference Plenary at Aspire, Leeds.

By Matty Ramage Leeds Business Week has begun with local businesses being given a look at the possibilities of virtual reality. Ben Stoney from Savvy Marketing gave a presentation on the usefulness of virtual reality and augmented reality in a business context, at Aspire conference centre in Leeds city centre. Mr Stoney showed a university building in Bavaria that had […]

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Virtual Reality: Passing fad or the key to future business success?

Talk by Ben Stoney on the application of VR and AR in business marketing

By Will Ford. LEEDS BUSINESSES were urged to make the most of cutting edge technology by a marketing expert as part of Leeds Business Week on Monday morning. Ben Stoney is the digital development director of Savvy, which helps businesses to sell their products through the use of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).  They created a virtual version […]

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