Tag: royal armouries

Moon Palace mobile observatory starts its tour at Armouries

Dazzling new artwork that is a mobile observatory takes LEEDS 2023 to the stars and back: Heather Peak and Ivan Morison’s ‘Moon Palace’ embarks on an epic tour of the city, inspired by Leeds-born, Father of Civil Engineering, John Smeaton A new commission from leading artists Heather Peak and Ivan

Councillors to debate Royal Armouries licence applications

The Ropyal Armouries Museum, at Leeds Dock in Hunslet, has submitted new premises licence applications for the museum and New Dock Hall and these will go before the Council’s Licensing Sub-Committee on Tuesday (20 December 2022). The new applications became necessary after Royal Armouries International plc, the company that held

River Aire rising – but Hunslet riverside not hit too hard

Today’s heavy rainfall (Saturday 16 March 2019) in Leeds and across the region saw the River Aire full to the brim in Leeds city centre and along the Hunslet riverfront – but the communities along the river escaped serious flooding. From 2.30pm onwards, the river was recorded to be outside

Join the festival at the Waterfront this weekend

It’s time for the Leeds Waterfront Festival 2018 and once again there are lots of activities planned for various points along the river this weekend (23-24 June). Activities at Granary Wharf (near the station) include canoeing, kayaking and sail boarding; as well as a climbing wall, martial arts, food and

Invitation to mess about on the water at festival

Leeds Waterfront Festival 2017 – 10th Anniversary Celebration Weekend 24 and 25 June The annual Leeds Waterfront Festival returns in June and promises to be the best yet! Bringing 4 miles of the city’s waterways to life, the festival will be brimming with activities and creativity on the water, boats

Buildings lit pink for breast cancer awareness

Last Saturday (1 October 2016) saw 22 buildings all turn pink as part of Leeds Lit Pink. The event launched Breast Cancer Haven’s ’31 events in 31 days’ fundraising initiative which runs throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Amongst the building lit up in pink were the White Rose Shopping