Christmas in Leeds

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You may have noticed that for the last eight months, the emphasis on our content has been about the work of local charities and those people and businesses who have supported all their efforts and come up with some initiatives themselves. It’s our privilege to let readers know what they can do to help. Now, it’s […] Leeds Living …




Nomadic Beers on Christmas Day

Katie Marriott and Mike Hampshire will be opening the doors to their virtual taproom so that anyone who might be finding the day difficult can join others to celebrate Christmas. Kate and Mike will host two online sessions, the first at 12.30 until 2.30 when you can have Christmas lunch with them, and then from […] Leeds Living …


Help to Raise Smiles This Christmas

Candlelighters, the Yorkshire-based charity for children with cancer and their families, is asking people for some help for Christmas. The additional stresses this year have been overwhelming for some families, who have had to cope with changing hospital practices and government guidance, and often more financial pressure. Candlelighters has not hesitated to continue to offer […] Leeds Living …


Dear Leeds – A Centrepiece of Welcome

As shoppers return to the City Centre over the festive season, the words of writer Kate Ryrie provides a welcome, writ large in neon across Briggate. This is a new light installation which moves beyond the traditional Christmas and seeks to lift the spirits of everyone walking below. LeedsBID is responsible for this 2020 addition […] Leeds Living …


Support Your Local Indies this Christmas

As we reach the halfway point of the second national lockdown of the year, and draw ever closer to Christmas, the indies have united to bring the people of Leeds a convenient and easy to use online directory of local businesses. In conjunction with a social media campaign #Buyleeds, the online directory will signpost people to […] Leeds Living …


Leeds Own Christmas Carol

It’s Christmas Eve in Victorian Leeds, surprisingly packed with festive spirit, music and a little magic as the tale is re-told at Leeds Playhouse. The prospect of theatre lights once again shining brightly despite the pandemic is a welcome one for so many of us. A Christmas Carol is due to open on 3 December, […] Leeds Living …


Leeds Independent Christmas Market

Leeds’s Rolling Social Events will host a Christmas Market at Leeds Corn Exchange from 20 November, where independent traders will tempt shoppers to wine, dine and work through those Christmas gift lists. Imagine doing all your shopping under one roof, enjoying the world’s street food and sampling your favourite tipple – all within the latest […] Leeds Living …