China’s Ambassador to the UK was shown a wealth of world-leading University of Leeds research and culture on his first visit to the city.

Precious 17th century copies of plays by Tang Xianzu – Shakespeare’s Chinese contemporary – have come to light as part of a unique international theatre project at the University of Leeds.

Jousting knights, feasting musicians, food demonstrators and artists will descend on Leeds from 3-7 July.

The Yorkshire Year of the Textile programme is a year-long artistic programme.

A unique collection of manuscripts, archives and books relating to Yorkshire’s history has a new home at the University of Leeds.