WANTED YOUNG MUSICIANS

WANTED YOUNG MUSICIANS

A search has been launched for talented young musicians to form an Opera North Youth Orchestra to work alongside the Opera North Youth Company as they prepare to take a new production on tour this Summer. The Youth Company will stage a one act opera written by Stephen Deazley. Titled Dr Ferret’s Bad Medicine Roadshow, […]

BRITAINS GOT TALENT STARS SHINE

BRITAINS GOT TALENT STARS SHINE

Welsh classical singers, Richard and Adam, are heading to Leeds for an intimate gig at City Varieties Music Hall. The brothers found fame as finalists on Britain’s Got Talent where they famously sang The Impossible Dream taking them into the top three; The Impossible Dream was then the title of their No.1 album which spent […]

ALL THE WAY FROM NORWAY

ALL THE WAY FROM NORWAY

Leif Ove Andsnes brings the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra to Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 18 March with a delightful programme of Haydn, Mozart and Grieg. Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, will conduct the orchestra from the piano in performances of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 20 and No 22, and lead the orchestra through Haydn’s Symphony 95, […]

A PIECE OF NOSTALGIA

A PIECE OF NOSTALGIA

Sunny Afternoon is not just another musical looking at the vintage pop scene performed by a tribute band. It tells the story of the Kinks, one of Britain’s greatest bands, their  rise to stardom in the 60’ and how they found their definitive sound that rocked the nation. What sets this musical apart is that […]

THE RED SHOES

THE RED SHOES

The Red Shoes will dazzle your senses and break your heart. This show has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who […]

GET LIT UP AT THE LIGHT

GET LIT UP AT THE LIGHT

  On Saturday 4th March as part of a series of events scheduled to re-launch The Light into a new ‘Day and Night’ concept, , The Light will be hosting fun activities for visitors of all ages, to highlight the centre as the go-to leisure destination in Leeds for both the day and night time. The […]

LEEDS INDIE FOOD FESTIVAL RETURNS IN MAY

LEEDS INDIE FOOD FESTIVAL RETURNS IN MAY

Leeds’ thriving independent food and drink community are once again planning a mouthwatering feast the annual Leeds Indie Food festival. Returning for its third year, the 18-day celebration will play host to nearly 100 innovative events spread over three new festival strands: Eat, Drink and Do. Enthusiastic Eaters will find plenty on their plate, from […]

STRICTLY CINDERELLA

STRICTLY CINDERELLA

Opera North have left the very best until last in their fairy tale season. Cinderella is a tale as old as time. I have seen it in so many guises as a pantomime, cartoon, grand film, musical, play, ballet and even on ice! I have also seen the opera produced and set in the very […]

ANOTHER OP’NIN ANOTHER SHOW

ANOTHER OP’NIN ANOTHER SHOW

New 2018 dates have been announced for Opera North’s award-winning production of Cole Porter’s classic musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate at Leeds Grand Theatre. Set both on and off-stage during the production of a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew, Kiss Me, Kate revolves around the tempestuous love lives of actor-manager Fred Graham and […]

THE STAIRWAY TO FOODIE HEAVEN

THE STAIRWAY TO FOODIE HEAVEN

The new Victoria Gate Centre holds many secrets – and the best kept dining out secret  is  CAU. When you enter the small downstairs bar it looks just like any other, but ascend the stairway to culinary heaven and that’s exactly where you’ll feel you are. For upstairs awaits a unique and amazing dining experience. […]