ITS NEARLY HERE…

ITS NEARLY HERE…

The excitement mounts as Leeds is on the brink of the opening its first new department store for over a decade. The John Lewis store has been on the skyline and a source of both excitement and annoyance for the last 12 months. It’s brought eager anticipation  whilst on the other side of the coin […]

ON THE SHELF

ON THE SHELF

  The Co-operative Childcare has taken its first step into children’s literature, launching a five-book series that has been co-created by children, colleagues and a children’s author, Pippa Pixley. Pippa, who has worked on a number of picture books in the past, has been working closely with The Co-operative Childcare pre-schoolers and colleagues in creative […]

DON A TASH

DON A TASH

With over 1,000 Leeds runners donning fancy dress and digging deep to help raise awareness and funds for Movember last year, MoRunning has announced it is back this November. Hosted at Temple Newsam on Saturday 5th, MoRunning is calling on Leeds to rock everything and anything from a moustache to a wacky wig and get […]

FRIGHT NIGHT

FRIGHT NIGHT

The glorious gothic interior of the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds comes into its own with a spine-chilling series of film screenings, performances and events for Halloween week. On the night itself (Monday 31 October), Nicolas Roeg’s 1973 masterpiece of psychological horror Don’t Look Now returns to the big screen. As a serial killer stalks the […]

CORINNE BAILEY RAE HITS HER HOME TOWN

CORINNE BAILEY RAE HITS HER HOME TOWN

After the critically acclaimed release of her new album The Heart Speaks In Whispers, Corinne Bailey Rae has confirmed the dates for her first UK tour in five years, opening in her hometown at Leeds Town Hall on Friday 28 October. Both fans and critics have heaped superlatives on her spellbinding performances throughout the summer, […]

GO DOWN TOWN

GO DOWN TOWN

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} In an incredible career spanning over seven decades, the international superstar and legend Petula Clark is touring the UK and is calling at Leeds Town Hall on Wednesday 19 October. This extensive UK tour accompanies her new album From Now On. The album is a refreshing and […]

CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN

CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN

The North Face is bringing is mountain athletics sessions to Leeds. Part of its renowned programme that promotes training with an end outdoor goal or higher purpose in mind, sessions will help prepare attendees for the winter outdoor sports season ahead. In-store sessions kick off from 6th October 2016, taking place throughout the month. The […]

A HIGHLY DRAMATIC JOURNEY

A HIGHLY DRAMATIC JOURNEY

The prospect of spending an evening watching two rather depressing operas, with predictable plots,  hung heavily over my head. For Il tabarro and Suour Angelica are two of the three totally contrasting one act operas that form part of Puccini’s Il trittico. In choosing to pair together these two works  in one performance Opera North […]

A TASTE OF BUENOS AIRES

A TASTE OF BUENOS AIRES

As a conference and tourist centre Harrogate is simply awash with eateries of every kind and standard. But venture onto  Station Parade you will find one of the town’s best kept secrets – CAU. This really is the jewel in the crown of eateries and is often referred to as the best steakhouse in Harrogate […]

DISNEY AND COMERON MACKINTOSH UNITE

DISNEY AND COMERON MACKINTOSH UNITE

The Disney and Cameron Mackintosh UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS arrives at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford on 2nd November and runs until 10th December; this is the only Yorkshire date on the tour. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought […]

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