Posts Tagged “Yorkshire”
Yorkshire is always being named among the best places to holiday in Britain. 216 million people visit the region every year. Yorkshire folk are proud of their roots but sometimes even we take for granted what’s under our noses. I was born, grew up and have nearly always lived here but there are still things [...]
An exhibition in Yorkshire is celebrating a time when British popular culture first captivated the world and features creations by such icons of the 20th century as Andy Warhol and Vivienne Westwood. I went along to see Pop! – Design – Culture – Fashion, which is touring from the Fashion and Textile Museum in London and is [...]
So often we operate at full speed, taking very little ‘me’ time and then wonder why we feel so completely shattered. Recently Anna and I spent a heavenly day selfishly indulging ourselves at Titanic Spa in the village of Linthwaite in Huddersfield.
We’ve talked before on these pages about the buzz surrounding the opening of the new shopping centre Trinity Leeds. But there’s been a buzz all of its own around the mall’s clutch of new restaurants and bars. The biggest buzz has been reserved for Angelica and Crafthouse, occupying the penthouse position on the sixth and fifth [...]
If you didn’t manage to get down to the Amazing Graze street food festival in Leeds during the first weekend of April I’m afraid you missed a treat. Street food seems to be having a moment in the city and it’s not hard to see why. These vendors are artisans, passionate about what they do [...]
If you’re a lover of vintage you definitely want to put this date in your diary and plan on getting yourself to Harrogate. With stalls, pop-up tearooms, makeovers, live music and craft workshops it sounds like a retro girl’s dream. But even better: it will raise money for the Samaritans. To help get you in [...]
We’re more than a week since Leeds’ new shopping centre opened for business. As you may have read in an earlier blog post, there seemed to be a lot of excitement building prior to its launch. I was interested to see whether this was simply good PR and media plugging or whether it really had [...]
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, so how do you fancy the chance to win one? Element Jewellery, based in Yorkshire’s artistic haven Hebden Bridge, are hosting their annual diamond event next weekend – and this year they’re giving away a 0.30ct champagne diamond!
New shopping centre Trinity Leeds has been a long time in the making and tomorrow is the day all will be revealed. I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty excited. At 10am on Thursday the eight entrances around the centre will be unlocked to the public for the first time and those working behind [...]