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People are making culture happen in every corner of the city. This is your chance to see behind the scenes and meet some of the people doing everything they can to support Leeds 2023

Our bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2023

“The future is uncertain but still full of possibility”

Amy Letman reflects on Transform’s four year journey developing as an international festival for Leeds.

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THEATRE. DANCE. PARTIES. ADVENTURE. Transform 19 has been announced

From 26 April – 4 May artists’ work will light up Leeds’ iconic venues, hidden spaces, empty warehouses and city streets.

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Sounding good together with Music:Leeds

Music:Leeds has launched. The new regional, not-for-profit development body will provide a new level of support for those invested in Leeds music scene.

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Gearing up for 2023, an update from our Chair, Ruth Pitt

"The nights may still be long but there’s a spring in our step" - Our Chair, Ruth Pitt looks at what's in store for 2019.

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Fond farewell as Leeds 2023 begins exciting new chapter

Sharon Watson, outgoing Chair of Leeds 2023 looks back at what has been three incredible years

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We are looking for trustees to join our board!

Could you help Leeds 2023 deliver a year of culture, transforming how Leeds is perceived across the world and engaging every community in the city? We are now seeking trustees to join our board!

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Leeds 2023 seeks visionary Creative Director

Leeds 2023 is seeking an experienced, visionary and dynamic Creative Director who will drive our ambition forward, creating a creative programme to transform how Leeds is perceived across the region, nation and the world.

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“Playfully Disruptive” It’s Compass Festival 2018!

As the fourth Compass Festival prepares to open, we spoke to Co-Director Annie Lloyd about what you can expect around Leeds this November.

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Getting ready for 2023

Leeds 2023 will draw international visitors to the city, many of them for the first time and it is important that the city is ready for them. Leeds 2023 along with Leeds Business Improvement District and Visit Leeds worked together to understand visitors and non-visitors' current perceptions of our city.

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Leeds Culture Trust seeks new Chair to deliver on ambitious plans

Leeds Culture Trust has been set up to create a five-year, £35 million cultural investment programme to culminate in our year of celebration in 2023. We are now seeking an exceptional, visionary and dynamic Chair, who will help us drive this ambition forward.

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