Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church
The Trinity Leeds development proudly incorporated this Georgian church into both its plans and its name. A key venue of religious, musical and artistic life since the 18th century, Trinity Church is illuminated by a cascading waterfall of lights, highlighting the unity of old and new in the city centre.
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Holy Trinity Church

One of the city’s most beautiful and historic buildings, Leeds Trinity Church has stood on this same spot, as a place of worship, since 1727 and is therefore one of the city centre’s oldest buildings.

Unfazed by the encroachment of modernity, Holy Trinity Church has not been dwarfed by the Trinity Leeds shopping centre whose name it inspired; instead it stands tall, a civilised reminder of Leeds’ fascinating history alongside one of the city’s most modern developments. This juxtaposition was a key reason that LeedsBID chose to highlight the church as part of the Christmas in Leeds trail.

The thousands of commuters who process up and down Boar Lane daily enjoy the festive glow of the cascading waterfall of warm star-like lights flowing down the outside of the church façade, and the visitors to neighbouring Trinity Leeds will receive a dazzlingly warm welcome from this proud pinnacle of Leeds history.

Both the Trinity Centre management team and the reverend and diocese of Leeds and York were very happy about the light display; they want the lights up all year round!
Holy Trinity Church was first consecrated on this spot on August 27th, 1727.
The building is in the late English Renaissance style.
The church also functions as an arts and music community space, through the great work of Arts@Trinity.
The ground it was built on is said to have originally been the ground allocated to travelling theatres and circuses.
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