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Northern Ballet Leeds

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Central Leeds has claim to so many cultural venues and one of those venues is the Northern Ballet.  The Northern Ballet is a dance centre that is home to the Northern Ballet Company but also it is a vibrant centre for performing arts and dance classes.  Situated in Quarry Hill the Northern Ballet is a popular venue for many of the guests staying at Residence 6 luxury serviced apartments.  There is always a varied range of performances – truly something for everyone. (more…)

Hepworth Gallery Opens in Wakefield

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

This has been very exciting news for Wakefield – the gallery opened on 21st May 2011 being the largest art gallery in the UK to be built for almost 50 years. The gallery brought many art lovers to Yorkshire and Leeds was no exception during the opening weekend.  Serviced apartments and hotels were busy as the influx of visitors increased ready for the opening.  The Hepworth is named after Barbara Hepworth, a native of West Yorkshire who is renowned in the art world for her acclaimed sculptures. (more…)

The Grand Theatre in Leeds

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Leeds is the host city of one of the Victorian era’s most spectacular theatre and opera houses and extremely lucky that many celebrated shows and operas come to Leeds.  The theatre has a remarkable history, constructed in 1878 in the famed New Briggate area of the city, its design is a spectacular mix of European inspiration incorporating a number of styles including, Baronial, Gothic and Romanesque influences. (more…)

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