West Yorkshire

- Yorkshire Sculpture Park announces that in summer 2013 it will be the new home to ‘Seizure', a sparkling blue environment of copper sulphate crystals by Turner Prize nominee Roger Hiorns made from a former 31 tonne London council flat.

- Leeds First Direct Arena - The 13,000 seat super theatre opens its doors in summer 2013 with Bruce Springsteen, Elton John and Cirque du Soleil topping the bill.