Yorkshire welcomes the world at Le Tour

The Leeds branch of the National Union of Journalists is to welcome the 2,000-plus journalists and media workers coming to Yorkshire for Le Grand Départ of this year’s Tour de France next week with a media reception.

Tour de France Yorkshire logoLeeds Brewery is producing a special ale, “Bitter Journalist”. Music from local musicians is also being lined up. Come along and say hello to colleagues from the region and further afield.

The event is next Thursday, July 3, from 2pm to 10.30pm at The Midnight Bell, Water Lane, Leeds LS11 5QN.

For further details and contact information, contact Adam Christie or Richard Edwards by email to


Tue Jul 22: SJA/BT Sport Glasgow media reception: booking details here

Mon Sep 15: SJA Autumn Golf Day, Muswell Hill GC – Book your place now. Non-members very welcome

Thu Dec 11: SJA British Sports Awards, sponsored by The National Lottery, at the Grand Connaught Rooms