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Dragon Boat Race 2010 Hotel Leeds

The Leeds Community Foundation is holding the biggest city centre waterside event for the third year running on Saturday 26th June at Clarence Dock.
The colourful ‘Dragon Boat Race’ will have 40 teams competing against each other and the fastest teams battling it out in the Grande Finale. All teams have to dress up and they are getting wilder and whackier each year! It’s a family day out so there will be BBQs and child’s entertainment for friends, family and spectators – all this for free!
Come and join in the fun: paddles, splashing, drums beating and crowds of people cheering as the dragon boats race to the line. This is without doubt one of the must see events this summer in Leeds.
Not just for fun and games, the Boat Race is also hoping to raise £40,000 for the Leeds Community Foundation.
Coming from further afield? It’s definately worth the trip! After exhausting yourself at the fast paced, fun boat race and enjoying the delights of the Barbeque, stay here with Roomzzz and be sure not to miss out on this fantastic free event in Leeds. To make your Dragon Boat Race Leeds 2010 perfect, choose Roomzzz Hotel Leeds. We have two sites in Leeds, a Hotel in Leeds City Centre and another Hotel just outside of Leeds City Centre, making both ideal for those looking for a Dragon Boat Race Hotel in Leeds. Relax in a luxurious boutique hotel in Leeds before and after what promises to be an extraorinary spectre!

Leeds Loves Food Hotel

Food Lovers Rejoice!

The Leeds Loves Food festival is set to return with a bang this year from the 1st-4th July. The festival aims to highlight the excellent choice of restaurants available around Leeds and also to promote the diversity and benefits of sourcing from local producers.

This year, Marketing Leeds, City Centre Management, and Leeds City Council’s events team, partnered with Leeds Restaurant Association are bringing together an exciting and jam packed calendar of activity over the festival weekend. The city’s Restaurants will be hosting a delicious selection of events from cocktail master classes to pasta making workshops.

For a full list of events making up the Leeds Loves Food festival, visit: www.leedslovesfood.com/events-calendar

Love Food? Then stay on your extended weekend and stay at one of our hotels in Leeds – Roomzzz Central is offering 3 nights for only £169 – Stay in one of our Grande Studio’s and we are also offering a free breakfast hamper on arrival (in the fridge). To book please click HERE, select Roomzzz Central with dates arriving on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July 2010 using Promo code – LLF10.

Porsche Rally Harewood House Hotel

Indulge in your passion for Porsche by joining fellow enthusiasts from across the UK and Europe at Harewood House on the 6th June 2010. Doors will open from 10:00am and close at 5:00pm.

Whether you are an owner or an admirer (or both) there will be up to 500 Porsche vehicles on show.

The event is to be held in the beautiful grounds of the Grade I listed stately home set in the heart of Harewood Village so be sure to make a day of it and take a stroll through the park’s many attractions such as the bird sanctuary, Himalayan garden and lake.

Be sure not to miss out on this unique event in the historic setting of Harewood House, Leeds. For those looking to make a weekend of it,why not stay at one of our hotels in Leeds? We have two luxury hotels in Leeds, with locations in the city centre, making both ideal for those looking for a Harewood House Porsche Rally Hotel with all the attractions of the Capital of the North’s city. Relax in a luxurious boutique hotel in Leeds before and after what promises to be a superb Porsche rally show Harewood House Leeds.

Opera in the Park Hotel

The annual Leeds free music festival, “Opera in the Park” is set to return this year with a bigger and better line up. The evening of the 24th of July see the biggest free outdoor Opera festival in the UK invite artists such as Alfie Boe, Natasha Marsh and the Halle Symphony Orchestra to name a few. 50,000 fans are expected to reign on Newsam Park, Leeds on the July weekend.

Opera in the Park will once again be supported by media partners Magic 828 and the Yorkshire Post. Party in the Park, the brother event of Opera will also be held the day after at Temple Newsam on Sunday 25 July when the latest chart toppers will take to the stage in front of 70,000 people.

Ticket
Tickets for both Opera and Party in the Park will be available at a special Ticket Launch event on Millenium Square in Leeds City Centre on Saturday 5th June.
Tickets will be available to collect in person between 10am-2pm with a maximum of four tickets allocated per person.

The launch event will feature a special live broadcast by 96.3 Radio Aire.

Be sure not to miss out on this fantastic free event here in Leeds. To make your Opera in the Park perfect, come stay with Roomzzz Hotel in Leeds. We have to sites in Leeds, a Hotel in Leeds City Centre and another Hotel just outside of the city centre, making both ideal for those looking for an Opera in the Park Hotel close to Temple Newsam Park, being just a 15 minute car drive away and fantastic Bus route connectivity. Relax in a luxurious boutique hotel in Leeds before and after what promises to be an extraordinary lineup of acts. So, be part of the UK’s biggest free Opera festival and make Roomzzz your choice of Opera in the Park Hotel

Party in the Park

The annual Leeds free music festival, “Party In The Park” is set to return this year with a bigger and better line up. The 24th & 25th of July sees the biggest free outdoor festival in the UK invite artists such as Dizzie Rascal, JLS, Alesha Dixon and Alexandra Burke to name a few.

70,000 fans are expected to reign on Temple Newsam Park, Leeds
on the July weekend.

Party in the Park is co-organised by 96.3 Radio Aire with support from the Yorkshire Evening Post, while Opera in the Park will once again be supported by Magic 828 and the Yorkshire Post.
Joel Ross, from 96.3 Radio Aire’s JK & Joel @ Breakfast, said: “What a year it was last year and believe me when I tell you it’s going to be even better for 2010. Party in the Park is a huge event for the city of Leeds and I’m proud to be part of it.”

For more information, call Leeds City Council’s Events team on 0113 395 0891 or visit www.leeds.gov.uk


Be sure not to miss out on this fantastic free event right here in Leeds. To make your Party In The Park weekend perfect, come stay with Roomzzz Hotel in Leeds. We have two sites in Leeds, a hotel in Leeds City Centre and the another hotel just outside of the city centre, making both ideal for those looking for a Party In The Park Hotel close to Temple Newsam Park, being just a 15 minture car drive away and fantastic Bus route connectivity. Relax in a luxurious boutique hotel in Leeds before and after what promises to be an extraordinary lineup of acts. So, be part of the UK’s biggest free music festival and make Roomzzz your choice of Party In The Park Hotel.

Alicia Keys: Songs in MEN Arena.

Alicia Keys

The legendary Soul/R&B Queen, Alicia Keys is bringing her tour to the Manchester Evening News Arena on Saturday 29th May 2010.

Here as part of her new album release/tour, both named ‘The Element of Freedom’, Keys will play unreleased hits from her current Fourth Studio Album as well as hits from her amazing back catalogue spanning over 9 years, including ‘Like you’ll never see me again’, ‘No One’, ‘Woman’s Worth’ and ‘If I aint got you’.

Roomzzz Manchester is one of our hotels near the MEN Arena, this Hotel in Manchester City Centre is the prime location to stay if you are coming to see Alicia Keys live. Roomzzz Manchester is easily reached from Manchester Picadilly railway station and with Picadilly Gardens just a few blocks away, the Northern Quarter beyond, G-Mex and near Deansgate shopping to the North-West, Roomzzz Manchester is perfect for those looking for an Alicia Keys Hotel Manchester.

Tickets are priced at £39.50 & £45.00

Cricket Mela Hotel!

The Yorkshire Cricket Mela

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCC) returns to host the 2nd year of the Yorkshire Cricket Mela. Leeds and Bradford are to play host to a unique blend of Cricket, Culture, Commerce and Community; seeing the first neutral test match to be played in England for 98 years!

There will be a host of events taking place across Yorkshire in the lead up to the six days of fixtures to be played at the Headingly Carnegie Stadium.

Fixtures are as follows:

Pakistan v Australia:

2nd MCC Spirit of Cricket Test Match at Headingly Carnegie Cricket Ground.

Wednesday 21st July – Sunday 25th July 2010

Will Pakistan triumph in this unique ‘home’ Test Series? Or could Australia repeat the brilliant form they showed at Headingly in defeating England by an innings in the 2009 Ashes Test Match?

England v Pakistan:

2nd Natwest series One-Day International

Sunday 12th September 2010

Will Pakistan’s Twenty20 World Champion players light up the 50 over game in September? Or will England find a way to emerge victorious?

For more information about the different events leading up to the Cricket fixtures, where to book tickets and ticket prices, log on to http://www.theyorkshirecricketmela.com/ or call 0871 971 1222.
If you are planning on seeing any of the fixtures and taking part in the cultural festivities of the Yorkshire Cricket Mela, stay here with Roomzzz ApartHotels Leeds. We have two sites in Leeds, a hotel in Leeds City Centre and the another hotel near Headingley, making both ideal for those looking for a Cricket Hotel close to Headingly Carnegie Cricket Stadium, being just a 10 minture car drive away and fantastic Bus route connectivity. Relax in a luxurious boutique hotel in Leeds before and after what promises to be a gripping set of matches. So, be part of the international Yorkshire Cricket Mela and make Roomzzz your choice of Cricket Hotel for the Yorkshire Cricket Mela!

Lady Gaga’s 2nd Summer Performance in Manchester!

Lady Gaga has announced a 2nd summer performance at the M.E.N Arena in Manchester

Lady Gaga, the electronic pop queen renowned for her eccentric fashion style, returns with The Monster Ball Tour, described in the media as “one helluva ride”, “awe-inspiring” and “the best live show you will see this year”.

Roomzzz Manchester is one of our hotels near the MEN Arena, this hotel in Manchester City Centre is the prime location to stay if you’re coming to see Lady Gaga live in concert hotel. We are easily reached from Manchester Piccadilly railway station and with Piccadilly Gardens just a few blocks away, the Northern Quarter beyond, G-Mex and near Deansgate’s shopping to the north-west, Roomzzz Manchester has become an integral part of the city.

Tickets for the Thursday 3 June concert are on sale now, priced £50.00 – £75.00.

http://www.men-arena.com/events/?page_id=1704

The eagerly awaited Harewood Kite Festival is finally here!

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May.
Prepare to be amazed this weekend with a visit to Harewood House, where renowned kite teams from across the country will be there to show you stunning displays in the sky.
If you’re into stunts, don’t miss the intrepid quad trick. Plus Graham Lockwood, one of the few men in the world who can fly three stunt kites at the same time to music will be there too!
For the little ones, there are parachuting teddy bears, picnics between 10am and 4pm with live performances with songs and games. Or make your own kite at the Courtyard between 12 noon and 3pm.

If you’re tempted to visit Harewood Kite Festival, why not make a weekend of it here in Leeds: Our apartmenthotels offer luxuriously decorated apartments, free Wi-Fi, complimentary grab & go breakfast, laundry service, and much more. Roomzzz is the perfect hotel for exploring Leeds, and the choice is all yours when it comes to the location, as we have one hotel in Leeds city centre and one hotel near Leeds University.

http://www.harewood.org/whats-on/events/2/342

Leeds Jamie Oliver Restaurant Hotel

Next month, Leeds is to be crowned with the first Jamie Oliver Restaurant in the North of England. There have been previous attempts by Jamie to bring his franchise to us Northerners but due to the economic down turn, he decided to postpone.
Alas, Jamie has seen the light (well, not far off- Park Row to be exact) and is set to open his trademark “Jamie’s Italian” franchise on the 10th May on the Park Row, Leeds City Centre.

Typical prices range from £3.10-£6.65 for starters and £10.25-£16.95. Of course, in Jamie’s trademark style, there are great twists to classic dishes such as Chips tossed in Truffle-Oil, Stuffed Veal and Pear & Prosciutto Salad. For those avid Jamie fans, there is even the opportunity to purchase official Jamie Oliver merchandise such as Mugs, Bags, Tea Towels and Napkins.

So for those eager foodies who are awaiting the arrival of “Jamie’s Italian” why not make a weekend of it here in Leeds: looking for a Leeds Jamie Oliver Hotel? Look no further.. Come stay in our Apartment hotels and experience the culinary delights that this great city has to offer. With luxuriously decorated apartments, free Wi-Fi, a breakfast café bar, laundry service and Apple iMac computers, Roomzzz is the perfect Hotel for Jamie Oliver’s new restaurant in Leeds: Jamie’s Italy. We have two Hotel locations: one hotel in the city centre of Leeds and one hotel just outside of the centre – our Hotels in Leeds are both close to the main entertainment attractions and the Park Row new Jamie Oliver Restaurant in Leeds. So go on, let us give you a Pukka pad for your long awaited Jamie Oliver experience!