Film

GET BAKED PRESENTS: THE JOINT

GET BAKED PRESENTS: THE JOINT

Get Baked, Leeds most popular takeaway, a runaway hit with students, today announces the opening of their eagerly awaited first bar and restaurant, The Joint. The 300 capacity “anti-concept” casual food destination and bar is located on the former site of Halo nightclub at Leeds University and plans are already underway to open further sites […]

Feel young at any age with Ping Pong screening and social

Feel young at any age with Ping Pong screening and social

Film festival favourite Ping Pong, the inspiring documentary following competitors in the World Over 80’s Table Tennis Championships, screens at Carriageworks Theatre, on Tuesday 17 March. The afternoon showing will be followed by the opportunity to join in social games of ping pong in the venue.   The film stars 8 players with 703 years […]

ASFF Becomes a BAFTA Recognised Festival

ASFF Becomes a BAFTA Recognised Festival

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is delighted to announce it is now a BAFTA recognised festival, an achievement that is unprecedented for a festival in its fourth year. This latest accolade stands testament to the creativity and bold programming of ASFF, which has now firmly established itself as a dynamic player on the film […]

Valentine’s Day at Hyde Park Picture House

Valentine’s Day at Hyde Park Picture House

Leeds’ Hyde Park Picture House is celebrating Valentine’s Day this year with a screening of Wim Wenders’ romantic fantasy Wings of Desire. ‘Our Valentine’s film is always a hard one to pick’ says Hyde Park’s General Manager Wendy Cook. ‘Film history is littered with great romantic tales. But Wings of Desire stands out in my […]

SING-A-LONG-A GREASE ROLLS INTO BRADFORD

SING-A-LONG-A GREASE 
ROLLS INTO BRADFORD

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady but never quite felt cool enough to pull it off? Well, now is your chance to don those pink jackets, grease up those quiffs and let your inhibitions go for an evening where you are the star as Sing-a-long-a Grease […]

Les Miserables

Les Miserables

It is fifteen years since Les Miserables was performed on stage in West Yorkshire – August 1998 at the Alhambra in Bradford. Since seeing it there, this musical has been one of my favourites and I often listen to the soundtrack of the stage version on CD. It was therefore with great excitement that I […]

Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night This Saturday 19th January Hyde Park Picture House launches its cult film season Creatures of the Night, a series of offbeat films screened every Saturday night at 11pm. The first film Wild Combination is a portrait of avant-garde composer, singer-songwriter, cellist, and disco producer Arthur Russell. Before his death from AIDS […]