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    New Identity and Typeface for Leeds 2023’s Bid for European Capital of Culture 2023

    We’re really excited to see and support the newly unveiled brand identity supporting Leeds’ bid for the European Capital of Culture title in 2023. The new Leeds 2023 typeface and identity were commissioned from independent brand specialist Lee Goater, known for his work across major cultural organisations including Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Leeds West Indian Carnival, Leeds International Film Festival, and his international exhibition Faces Lx which premiered in his home city before touring to Barcelona’s Mitte Gallery in 2015. You can follow all Leeds 2023 news and updates across social media: Twitter: @Leeds_2023 Instagram: @Leeds2023 Facebook: /2023Leeds Linked In:…

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    We won!

    We were really chuffed to be announced as the best place to shop at this year’s Leeds Independent Awards. Find out all the worthy winners here

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    Fair trade fanatics Yellow Sunrise celebrate sixth anniversary at Leeds Corn Exchange

    Home to gifts and homewares from around the globe, Yellow Sunrise has just celebrated its 6th anniversary of successful trading here with us. Now one of 28 independent businesses located beneath the stunning domed roof, Yellow Sunrise was amongst the first to make Leeds Corn Exchange its home, following its reopening in 2008. Founded in 2003 by Maria Huang, Yellow Sunrise is a treasure trove of unique pieces from every continent, specialising in gorgeous gifts and handsome homewares. A browse around the shop, which is an oasis of bright colours and tropical scents, takes you on a journey around the…

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    The First Film

    ‘The First Film’ is all about Louis Le Prince and the role Leeds had to play in the early days of cinema and has been lauded across the world.  We were thrilled and excited to play a small supporting role as just one of the stunning locations in the film and from the 12 of September anyone who missed it on the big screen will be able to watch it on their own smaller screen here. The detective work in David Nicholas Wilkinson’s The First Film is amateur in the best, most shining sense. He loves his obsession; he can’t afford…

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    The Welcome Ambassadors of Leeds

    Have you seen the Leeds Bid ‘Welcome Ambassadors’ around and about the city and wondered what exactly they do?  Well, wonder no more with this handy leaflet: Ambassador_Flyer_A5_V4

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    Pop in for Ping Pong this summer

    This summer our Piazza will be buzzing as table tennis takes over.   Officially launching at 6.30pm this Thursday 16 June, with a new exhibition celebrating the Victorian past time and special appearances from professional regional and national players, the basement level will be home to four full size tables all season. An exhibition including a table tennis robot, images and table tennis paraphernalia will be on show with the robot on hand to put players through their paces.  On 16 June Simon Noutch, a top 30 England senior player, Chris Parker, senior county player and national coach and Sally Shutt ex senior…

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    Leeds Corn Exchange – made out of cake!

    Leeds Corn Exchange is one of seven Leeds landmarks to be constructed of cake for the Leeds Indie Food festival

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    Mum’s the word

    Here at the Corn Exchange we have variety of family run specialists based in the building who will do all they can to make sure that you find the perfect gift or card this mother’s day.

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    Fused glass workshop at Summerhouse

    Learn about the art of fused glass within this relaxed, small group workshop that takes place at Summerhouse. You will be free to create your own designs and explore ideas with lots of personal attention. This mean that you be guaranteed to take away fused glass pieces that exceed you expectations as a beginner.