Leeds today: print, armour, workshops, Narnia, Sky Ride, self build and Live at Leeds.

It’s already May? Well, “rabbits”, punch punch &c, and all the usual things one gets up to on the 1st of any given month. I can hear lawnmowers. Have we just skipped spring & gone straight into summer?

Issue 2 of The City Talking is out this week, and available in various locations listed here. It does look good, I have to say. Well worth picking one up.

Staying with those guys, Wendy’s things to see and do include Mock and Roll, Germaine Greer and superhero armour, plus many other things.

My Life in Leeds has a shiny new website, with all the regular content we’re happy to see. Take a look!

From LCC, some workshops for entrepreneurs have been announced. Helpful tips for people starting their own business in libraries across the region:

All the basics of starting your own business will be covered, including help available from the libraries’ business and patent information service, advice on marketing your business, how to make tax and book keeping less painful and support available through the Enterprise Allowance scheme.

If Grand Designs is more your thing, this self-build event might be of use (links to PDF). The event is on Saturday 11th at the Civic Hall, book your space on this website. (Although, finding land to build on is a tricky enough proposition…)

We’ve mentioned it before, but just in case you missed the details: The Narnia Experience is coming to Leeds. It’ll be fantastic, and they still need performers!

A positive result of engaging with the community and the council over on Culture Vultures, with the announcement of Sky Ride, a day of cycling around the city without fear of traffic. July 7th, get your bikes out. This makes me so, so happy.

The bank holiday weekend approaches, so Leeds Inspired have taken a look at Live at Leeds. Honestly there’s so much going on over the bank holiday with this it’s hard to keep track, but the LaL website has all the info you need.

It’s a bit of a miserable day, news-wise, I’m afraid. We’ll try & have some cheery stuff for you on Friday.

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