08/11

A Christmas Carol Win 2 x tickets with SOYO Leeds and Leeds Playhouse

SOYO has teamed up with Leeds Playhouse to offer two tickets to A Christmas Carol for one very lucky winner. Picture it. It’s Christmas Eve in Victorian Leeds, but the cold hearted Ebeneezer Scrooge hasn’t an ounce of festive cheer. As the cold night draws in, four ghostly spirits take Ebenezer on a magical journey […]

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19/10

Light Night Leeds 2018

Silent discos, fire breathing dragons and giant humanoids on the high street – that’s what happens when Light Night Leeds 2018 takes over the city! Leeds shone this year as Light Night took over town. Dazzling lights in many shapes, forms and sizes across each zone, the city saw thousands take to the streets over […]

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03/10

Leeds Playhouse Pop-Up Season is upon us Autumn 18/Spring19

The Leeds Playhouse is changing. A £15.8m refurb is underway to create a new, modern and easily accessible space for all of us culture lovers to enjoy. To make sure their great work can continue through this hectic (and sometimes very messy!) period , the behind the scenes team, with a little help from SOYO […]

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23/08

Win 2 tickets to see Jim Cartwright’s ROAD at Leeds Playhouse Pop Up Theatre in association with SOYO Leeds

Exciting times for Leeds Playhouse. Its major refurbishment plans are well under way, but they weren’t going to let a little bit (okay, a lot) of scaffolding and rubble get in the way of providing the city with their much loved, feel good and up lifting productions. Armed with a talented ensemble working together to […]

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08/08

SOYO Leeds & Northern Ballet: Mixed Programme Ticket Giveaway

Energy, passion and unforgettable dance sequences. No, we’re not talking about a night on Call Lane, but an irresistibly unmissable experience from Northern Ballet, choreographed by rising talents who have come together to bring you Mixed Programme. On stage at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre from 12th-15th September. The talent behind Mixed Programme: Kenneth Tindall […]

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11/07

Northern Ballet and Partners present Expressions

A unique presentation and the only theatre to offer this kind of event, Northern Ballet present Expressions at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre. With performances running over two days at just £3 a ticket, the showcase presents the work of professional inclusive dance groups and outstanding community projects. Expressions provides opportunity to talented disabled […]

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02/07

Phoenix Dance Theatre presents, Wind Rush: Movement of the People

Phoenix Dance Theatre, known for its diversity and collaboration, is located in the cultural quarter of Leeds and a neighbour of SOYO. It’s the UK’s longest standing contemporary dance company outside London and has grown to be a key Northern forerunner in contemporary dance. Wind Rush: Movement of the People marks the 70th anniversary of […]

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22/06

SOYO welcomes the new Leeds Playhouse

The previously named West Yorkshire Playhouse will be undergoing a major redevelopment, and if you haven’t guessed already, a name change. We’re excited about the change. There is a lot of activity already happening in SOYO and so much more in the works just waiting to get started. We have always had a great relationship […]

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08/06

See Searching for the Heart of Leeds, win 2 tickets with SOYO Leeds

Searching for the Heart of Leeds combines music, movement and the words of over 200 Leeds residents as two locals search for what makes Leeds Leeds. The production has a cast of over 70, all with tales to tell from the city. Written by BAFTA-nominated Mark Catley and directed by award-winning Alexander Ferris the production combines […]

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30/05

Whats On: June

Searching for the Heart of Leeds West Yorkshire Playhouse, 19th-23rd June “If Leeds was a person what would you say to it?” We can’t wait to see Searching for the Heart of Leeds at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in June. Directed by Alexander Ferris the production has a cast of 44 ranging from ages 18-83, […]

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18/05

Moda gets the green light for SOYO apartments

Detailed planning permission has been granted for SOYO’s first phase – New York Square – which will be delivered by Moda – leading operators of private rented apartments across the UK. Construction work will start later this year on the brand new 515 one, two and three bedroom apartments and the new blocks will form […]

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11/05

Live at Leeds 2018

Here at SOYO Leeds we take our event partnership responsibilities very seriously, so naturally we were right in the middle of all the action at this year’s Live at Leeds as part of Leeds International Festival. Who else was at @o2academyleeds Saturday night?  As well as being an event partner for this year’s @liveatleeds we […]

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03/05

See Sunshine on Leith,win 2 tickets with SOYO Leeds!

Sunshine on Leith follows the life and love stories of ex servicemen Ally and Davy as they return from war overseas, taking you on a moving journey as they search for the real meaning of home in Edinburgh.Playing now at the West Yorkshire Playhouse until 19th May, the feel good musical is set to the […]

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03/05

SOYO Spring 2018

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01/05

SOYO announce partnership with Live at Leeds at this year’s Leeds International Festival

Any music fan in Leeds will have Live at Leeds on their calendar. We know, because it’s on ours too. This year, we’re thrilled to be announcing a partnership between SOYO and Live at Leeds. As part of this, we’ll be working with the team to support the city and help make this year’s Live […]

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30/04

Whats On: May

Live at Leeds Multiple City Centre Locations, Saturday 5th May 10,000 people. 200 artists. 19 venues. One city. Live at Leeds is the north’s leading music festival celebrating new music around the city. Travel from venue to venue with a fully packed programme of emerging talent and recognised artists. Part of Leeds International Festival, tickets are […]

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23/04

LCoM shortlisted in the (THELMAS) awards 2018!

Congratulations are in order for the faculty of LCoM. Leeds College of Music have successfully been nominated in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2018 in the Outstanding Estates Strategy category. The new Library building at LCoM has all the facilities you could ever want to get the most out of your course! […]

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23/04

Win two tickets to KAOS 30th Anniversary Classical Uproar Concert

Kicking off as part of Leeds International Festival 2018 and to celebrate the launch of the One Foot In The Rave exhibition, KAOS 30th Anniversary Classical Uproar Concert will bring back nostalgia from ‘back in the day’ and a new sound for a new generation. The concert will feature music from the Classic Uproar band, […]

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29/03

What’s On: April

The Damned United | West Yorkshire Playhouse, Wednesday 28th March until Saturday 7th April Check out these images from #DamnedUnited rehearsal room. 📷 by Malcolm Johnson. #brianclough #MOT #LUFC #football A post shared by West Yorkshire Playhouse (@westyorkshireplayhouse) on Mar 22, 2018 at 7:44am PDT 1974. Brian Clough, the enfant terrible of British football, tries to redeem […]

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13/03

SOYO announce landmark partnership with West Yorkshire Playhouse

Drum roll please, as we announce a landmark partnership, pledging our long-term commitment to supporting West Yorkshire Playhouse as Principal Capital Partners, alongside Moda, who will be delivering hundreds of new homes to rent within SOYO, and solicitors Irwin Mitchell. The Playhouse will begin redevelopment towards the end of June 2018 to undergo a £14m […]

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09/03

SOYO Sorts Your Summer: Festival Edition.

It wouldn’t be summer without the festival season, and with Glastonbury taking a break, this year is the perfect time to discover new festivals without having to brave the M1, and we’ll keep our fingers crossed the typical Yorkshire summer rain stays at bay. Sounds like THIS Festival: 12th-23rd March First up on our festival […]

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23/02

SOYO Interview: BBC Radio Leeds’ Larry and Paul

We caught up with BBC Radio Leeds’ very own funny men Larry Budd and Paul Dunphy to find out exactly what happens when the mics are switched off… So, how long have you two worked together? P: We started officially working together in 2010 but we knew each other before that. L: We did a […]

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09/01

Keeping up with the Kendells

Kendells Bistro has proudly sat on St Peters Square for the best part of ten years. Their surroundings may have changed, but the ethos of the place, set out by power couple Sharon and Steve Kendell remains the same – to provide really good, yet unpretentious, French dining for every guest. Sharon and Steve have […]

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04/01

What we’re looking forward to in 2018

As our fresh new calendar pages open onto 2018, we couldn’t be more excited about what Leeds has in store for us this year. Events promise to be bigger and better than ever before, with a few surprises around the corner. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of must-add dates to your […]

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22/11

What’s on at The Wardrobe this winter

The Wardrobe has one of the most eclectic and expertly curated programme of events in the city. Here’s our top picks. Live At Leeds Ones To Watch #2 – Saturday 25th November 2017 Now in its tenth year, Live at Leeds festival presents its Ones To Watch. The booking team responsible for the award-winning Best […]

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26/10

SOYO Leeds – The Big Send Off

On Friday 27th October, Leeds will submit its first stage bid to become European Capital of Culture 2023, and we plan to celebrate in style!

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21/09

SOYO Correspondent Autumn 2017

The first edition of the SOYO Correspondent, all the news, views and happenings in the SOYO neighbourhood. Pick up a printed copy at the Wardrobe or The Gallery in Munro House.

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21/09

Moda Living – Viva La Revolución!

You may not have noticed, but the UK is undergoing a rental revolution. Up and down the country, thousands of new homes designed exclusively for rent are being built, and Moda is leading the way.

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