THE FOOD OF LOVE

THE FOOD OF LOVE

Looking for a restaurant for a romantic Valentine’s Day meal – then look no further than the FireLake at the Radisson Blu in The Light. Set within an elegantly restored listed building, it successfully combines an upbeat restaurant in an intimate atmosphere with some of the city’s finest food and cocktails that are like no […]

MAGIC, MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

MAGIC, MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

  Singing, storytelling and sharing music can all be enjoyed by Yorkshire’s youngest residents over the coming weeks as Opera North announces a series of special family-friendly performances and workshops. The enduring appeal of fairy tales takes centre stage this month as Opera North’s magical indoor tent returns for a series of enchanting Happily Ever […]

RELAX AND ENJOY

RELAX AND ENJOY

If you indulging in some retail therapy in the new Victoria Gate shopping centre then Le Pain Quotidien is the place to unwind for some well deserved refreshment. Established for 25 years in London this is their first restaurant to be opened in the North. Le Pain Quotidien prides itself on offering fresh breads and […]

THE EMPTY NESTERS’ CLUB

THE EMPTY NESTERS’ CLUB

  The John Godber Company and Theatre Royal Wakefield are tackling ‘empty nest syndrome’ this spring with brand new comedy The Empty Nesters’ Club  from Wednesday 25 January to Saturday 4 February. Former Hollyoaks regular Jane Hogarth will take the lead role as newly bereft mum Vicky Barret, whose daughter has recently flown the nest […]

A TALE OF TWO LANGUAGES

A TALE OF TWO LANGUAGES

  How far do accents define us? Is status still dictated by our mother tongue? Sam Pritchard directs a radical new staging of Bernard Shaw’s  comedy Pygmalion, a hilarious and poignant tale of two opposites, Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, trying to find a common language. Pygmalion is a co-production between West Yorkshire Playhouse, Headlong […]

EXPLOSIVE MUSIC FROM RUSSIA

EXPLOSIVE MUSIC FROM RUSSIA

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TRANSFORM YOUR TRESSES

TRANSFORM YOUR TRESSES

  The New Year is all about change and new beginnings so why not start with your hair. Sassoon Salon is on hand to help combat winter hair blues with these simple tips to shiny, luscious locks. BACK TO BASICS Banish product build-up from the glamorous party season and start the New Year with clean […]

A FLIGHT OF FANTASY

A FLIGHT OF FANTASY

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A TALE AS OLD AS TIME

A TALE AS OLD AS TIME

The story of Cinderella, as we know it, goes back to the 17th century. Heavily embroiled in folklore, it’s a magical tale and Paul Holman’s production dispenses true fairytale magic with a new take on the opening that both  visually and artistically appealing It’s a seamless production and Holman has given the story a nip […]

A SWASHBUCKLING PANTOMIME ADVENTURE

A SWASHBUCKLING PANTOMIME ADVENTURE

The festive season isn’t complete without a visit to a pantomime. And likewise the pantomime at Bradford Alhambra wouldn’t be complete without its stalwart comic of 18 years the inimitable Billy Pearce. Just when you think it can’t possibly get any better QDOS have pulled out every stop to make Peter Pan one of its […]