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Painting picture of beauty at Leeds art exhibition

THEY are the women who changed the face of female beauty - and shape how we regard ourselves.

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PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Tranquil moment as sun sets on West Yorkshire stunning spot

A magical moment of tranquillity captured as the sun sets at this stunning spot in Yorkshire – but peace and quiet is not always guaranteed at Addingham Moorside.

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New York Graffiti artist George"Sen-One" Morillo (left) pictured with Leeds artist Nicholas Dixon with their artwork at Sunny Bank Mills. Picture by Simon Hulme

Graffiti master Sen-One brings a slice of New York to Leeds

He went from graffiti outlaw in 1980s New York to a revered artist whose work is loved by millions and has featured on the cover of Time Out magazine - now legendary street artist George ‘SEN-One’ Morillo has teamed up with a Leeds artist to create new work at Sunny Bank Mills.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

Mirror pools attract all sorts of visitors to Hull Minster

They were designed to reflect the grandeur of the ecclesiastical architecture, but every so often a pigeon also gets a walk-on part.

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One of the prints on sale at the Mercer Gallery

Exhibition celebrates genius of forgotten Yorkshire artist and textile designer

The genius of forgotten Yorkshire artist and textile designer Sheila Bownas is apparent for all to see at the Mercer Gallery’s latest exhibition. Sharon Dale reports. Main pictures by Gary Longbottom.

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IMAGERY: 'Writers' Block' by Maria Spadafora, at a new exhibition at Arts@Trinity in Leeds from September 11.

Beyond the fairytale

An exhibition opening at Arts@Trinity in Leeds next week wittily explodes the princess myth. Yvette Huddleston spoke to photographer Maria Spadafora.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: The hardest battle is recovery

The Yorkshire Post Says: The hardest battle is recovery

Like so many of his comrades who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, Ken Nash’s greatest battle came on his return to Blighty.
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Ghost hunter Phil Sinclair comes face to face with a mysterious figure on the Stocksbridge Bypass. (Photo: YouTube).

WATCH: Is this the chilling moment the ghost of a medieval monk was captured on camera on one of Sheffield's busiest roads?

This is the moment a paranormal investigator claims he came face to face with a ghost on one of Sheffield's busiest roads.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Flamborough Head - a beacon of light and one of our coastal treasures

A lone figure with binoculars raised to his face, stands silhouetted against a spectacular late summer sunset.

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Elspeth Williams  from  the Great North Art Show carrying  a painting 'Prize Catch' by Adam King from Scarborough  across the aisle  in Ripon Catherdal.

Ripon’s cathedral to art

IT is one of England’s smallest cities, but this weekend it becomes a cathedral to art.

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ACCESS ALL AREAS: Immersive live art experience One Day, Maybe.

Back to the future

From today a Korean technology company will open its doors in Hull in another unexpected twist in the UK City of Culture programme says Sarah Freeman.

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Ian Burke at Eton

Bill and Ben and my Uncle Tommy, by Eton master

REPEATED almost until the film wore out, the crude children’s TV puppet shows of the 1950s and 60s left an indelible impression on generations of children.

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SUMMER EXHIBITION: Includes Byblos by Gillian Ayre.

Northbound artworks

Highlights of the Royal Academy of Art’s Summer Exhibition are heading to the Zillah Bell Gallery in Thirsk next month. Yvette Huddleston reports.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

Beverley Minster’s majestic backdrop is a racing certainty

NOT only can Beverley Racecourse claim to be the friendliest of Yorkshire’s nine turf tracks, but it’s also the prettiest.

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Flashback - Mods from Yorkshire scooter clubs at the release of the movie Quadrophenia.

Don't miss Mods on the Beach in Knaresborough

Knaresborough’s popular Urban Beach has been entertaining families throughout this year’s feva - but it’s having the last laugh this weekend by outlasting the festival!

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A number of studies have reported a direct link between performing and self-esteem

Dancing through austerity: why children need access to the arts

With cuts to school arts projects starting to bite, one Bridlington dance school is determined to give every child access to the benefits of performing.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leaping into action to capture chance encounter

A minor moment of natural magic in the Yorkshire countryside has been captured on camera for this week’s Picture Post.

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New exhibition reveals hidden side of Brimham Rocks

New exhibition reveals hidden side of Brimham Rocks

Dedicated walkers, scientists and climbers are among the quarter of a million visitors who flock to the famous natural landscape of Brimham Rocks every year.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

New lease of life for cultural and commercial centre

The Piece Hall in Halifax has been at the heart of town life since the 18th century.

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PIC: Scott Merrylees

Novel background of Castle Howard’s stunning temple

When the Temple of the Four Winds was completed in 1738, those involved in its painstaking creation on the Castle Howard estate would surely have hoped it would be known the world over centuries later – but could not have been able to imagine the precise way that has come to pass.

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