Hepworth Gallery Opens in Wakefield

May 25, 2011 at 7:30 am , by Blue

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. Read more

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What’s on at Harvey Nichols in Leeds

April 30, 2011 at 8:14 am , by Blue

Leeds is very proud to have an amazing Harvey Nichols store.  Many of the guests that stay at the serviced apartments come for the great shopping in Leeds and more than ever, overseas visitors are arriving in Leeds due to the weakening of the pound, causing the tourist industry to boom.  Harvey Nichols, in the Victorian Quarter is one of the stores that brings tourists from Europe and further afield to Leeds, due to its brand name popularity.  Read more

Events in Yorkshire 2011 Dates for your Diary

April 20, 2011 at 1:17 pm , by Blue

Broughton Hall Venue for Magic Loungeabout

It is a very exciting year for Yorkshire in terms of the huge variety of events taking place throughout 2011.  We are expecting a high number of visitors to the area for the events and take this opportunity to give you the ‘heads up’ to what can be expected.  Bookings for our short term serviced apartments are being snapped up like (hot) ‘Pontefract Cakes’ as more and more people want to visit Leeds for sight-seeing, shopping and to take in one of the fantastic events, festivals and concerts. Read more

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