UP AND AWAY FOR THE WEEKEND

UP AND AWAY FOR THE WEEKEND

City breaks are a great way to get-a-way from it all. Whether it’s a celebration, a chill-out opportunity for busy people or just an excuse to spend some time with a partner or close friend. They are also great way to indulge oneself with good food, a great hotel and plenty of me time. The […]

THE FIRST EVER UK TOUR OF BEAUTIFUL

THE FIRST EVER  UK TOUR OF BEAUTIFUL

The multi award winning Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, opens in Bradford on 9th September on its first ever UK tour. Long before she was Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with an extra-ordinary talent. Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being […]

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

Direct from the West End, this haunting tale of friendship follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Based on the bestselling novel, The Kite Runner begins in Afghanistan, a divided country on the verge of war where two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. Its a beautiful afternoon in […]

CRAZY FOR YOU

CRAZY FOR YOU

Crazy For You, the Gershwin brothers high-energy, high-kicking and gloriously glamorous feel-good musical, is set to run at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 29th August 2017 for one week only. Starring Olivier Award-nominees Tom Chambers (Top Hat, Strictly Come Dancing, Casualty) and Charlotte Wakefield (Sophie in ‘Mamma Mia!’, Truly Scrumptious in ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’), […]

CARNIVAL HISTORY

CARNIVAL HISTORY

The Queen of Chapeltown tells the story of the Leeds West Indian Carnival. In the Quarry Theatre of West Yorkshire Playhouse a company of professional actors and community participants come together to share and celebrate the story of the birth of Leeds West Indian Carnival. Woven from his hand accounts collected by Colin Grant, curated […]

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

The Hilton Double Tree presides over one of the city’s trendy and sophisticated areas – Granary Wharf. It’s hard to believe that less than 30 years ago this was an almost derelict area of the city where bonded warehouses, factories and engineering works once a prolific part of the Leeds economy once stood until the […]

WANT TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE

WANT TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE

The great outdoor atmosphere of a visit to the beach is available right in the heart of the city centre. Now in its fifth year, Leeds own urban beach has again transformed Millennium Square into an oasis of fun by the bucket and spade full from until Sunday 3 September. Organised by International Funfairs in […]

GET INTO LEEDS FESTIVAL FOR FREE

GET INTO LEEDS FESTIVAL FOR FREE

Oxfam is now recruiting volunteers for Leeds Festival on 25-27 August, where world-class music acts such as Eminem, Haim, Major Lazer and Korn will be headlining. In working three shifts over five days, Oxfam volunteers have time to catch legendary live performances and join revellers in soaking up the festival vibes – without having to […]

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY

Dance the night away at the Bloomin Yorkshire Ball at The Queens Hotel on 22nd September. A registered charity whose sole aim is to raise awareness of organ donation and funds for Kidney Research, BloominYorkshire is supported by Sir Michael Parkinson, Kay Mellor, Brian Turner, Gabby Logan, Colson Smith, Ashley Jackson, Ryan Sidebottom, Michael Vaughn, […]

THE BIGGEST PARTY IN TOWN

THE BIGGEST PARTY IN TOWN

Audiences in Leeds are invited to attend the biggest party in town as The Wedding Singer comes to Leeds Grand Theatre for one week only from Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 26th August 2017. Based on the 1998 film written by Tim Herlihy and starring funny man, Adam Sandler, the Tony Award- nominated musical, featuring X-Factor […]