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Leeds hosts ‘The Big Send Off’ after submitting Capital of Culture bid.

Leeds hosts ‘The Big Send Off’ after submitting Capital of Culture bid.

By Alex Worrall LEEDS MARKED the official submission of its 2023 European Capital of Culture bid by throwing a free all-day party in the city centre on Friday.

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Time to shine for ethnic minority performers at Leeds theatre

Misha Harris [left] and Amanda Huxtable [right] from Get Seen 2015

by Hayley Longster Eight of Leeds’ most talented young performers will star in a one-off showcase at the West Yorkshire Playhouse tonight, in an event which aims to give exposure to artists from ethnic minorities.

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West Yorkshire Playhouse set for expansion

West Yorkshire Playhouse

By Hayley Longster Plans to provide extra funding for the expansion of West Yorkshire Playhouse have been approved by Leeds City Council at an Executive Board meeting today. The plans follow the recent announcement that Leeds will bid to become a European Capital of Culture in 2023.

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Arts organisations rally round 2023 European Capital of Culture Bid

A view of Clarence Dock, Leeds, at night

by Hayley Longster With the news that Leeds will bid to become a European Capital of Culture in 2023, arts organisations around the city have been offering their support for the bid.

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Shakespeare classic set for Leeds stage

"A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!"

By Emma Kirwan Shakespeare’s most charming villain is back as West Yorkshire Playhouse gets set to stage a new production of Richard III.

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