OH YES IT IS

OH YES IT IS

It’s that time of year again folks when men dress up as dames, women dress up as Prince Charming and goodness knows who dresses up as a cow or a horse. It’s time for pantomime – ‘oh no it isn’t, oh yes, it is!’ As the cast and crew of Aladdin the Rock ‘N’ Roll […]

SWEET CHALLENGE

SWEET CHALLENGE

BBC Look North hosts, Harry Gration and Amy Garcia, have been tasked by Fat Friends The Musical and Leeds Grand Theatre to make 1,500 doughnuts for their charity gala event taking place on Thursday 14th November in aid of Children in Need. Leeds Grand Theatre and Kay Mellor, Writer and Director of Fat Friends The […]

OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE

OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE

Walt Disney Animation Studios  are offering “Frozen” fans a fabulous festive treat with the release of mini movie “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”.  The brand new instalment in the “Frozen” franchise will be screened in cinemas across the UK in front of the original movie on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of November 2017, with tickets on […]

SEASONAL SOUNDTRACK COMES TO LEEDS

SEASONAL SOUNDTRACK COMES TO LEEDS

Opera North is preparing to spread Christmas cheer in Leeds and the surrounding area with a packed month of orchestral and choral spectaculars, live soundtracks, seasonal world music, pop-up performances and festive fun for all the family. The Orchestra of Opera North will be giving Santa run for his money in the weeks leading up […]

HAIRSPRAY – THE HIT MUSICAL

HAIRSPRAY – THE HIT MUSICAL

The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray is coming to Bradford Alhambra from 20-25 November. It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national T.V. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon […]

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY

There’s a whole host of things to keep the youngsters entertained . Throughout the lead up to Christmas, youngsters can enjoy Merrion Centre’s famous LED lit giant festive bauble while parents can take advantage of a free Santa’s grotto.  This year the city’s longest-established shopping centre will also have the addition of a festive, winter […]

LORD MAYOR TO LEAD REMEMBRANCE TRIBUTES

LORD MAYOR TO LEAD REMEMBRANCE TRIBUTES

The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Jane Dowson will lead the tributes on Remembrance Sunday for service men and women who have lost their lives in times of conflict. Held on Sunday 12 November, the people of Leeds are invited to join the Lord Mayor as she lays a wreath at the war memorial on […]

REMEMBRANCE DAY THEATRE PRODUCTION

REMEMBRANCE DAY THEATRE PRODUCTION

A production created to commemorate Remembrance Day takes to a Leeds stage this weekend – exactly 99 years since the end of WW1. Those Were The Days is at City Varieties Music Hall this Saturday November 11; it will shine a spotlight on Leeds during the War, its people and their stories, as well as the […]

REAL LIFE MERMAIDS

REAL LIFE MERMAIDS

Meet the fin-tastic Leeds mermaids making a splash as their home city bids to become the cultural capital of Europe. Professional performer Lucy Meredith and the spectacular Bramley Mermaids club took to the water at Bramley Baths this week, performing a brand new water dance routine and swimming in a captivating tail in the wake […]

THE WINDOWS OF LEEDS

THE WINDOWS OF LEEDS

With the MOBO Awards returning to Leeds later this month, commuters and visitors alike are being greeted with a special MOBO welcome to the city centre. The iconic two metre-high typographic ‘Windows of Leeds’ letters (which stand on the station’s south concourse) have had a MOBO make-over for the run up to the awards being […]