Past Events

BACK TO BACK SHOWS AT THE GRAND

BACK TO BACK SHOWS AT THE GRAND

Leeds Grand Theatre is getting ready to welcome six months of back to back productions; featuring comedy, drama, musicals and dance there is a heady mix heading to Leeds – and it kicks off somewhat spectacularly next week with La Cage aux Folles. Many will remember the 1996 film version called ‘Birdcage’ which starred Robin […]

ITS TIME TO CELEBRATE

ITS TIME TO CELEBRATE

  The City of Leeds Youth Orchestra is joined by past members to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary with a performance featuring over 200 musicians at Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 26 March. Under the baton of Dougie Scarfe, the City of Leeds Youth Orchestra and past members perform Barber’s Adagio, the most famous work for […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

SUNNY AFTERNOON

SUNNY  AFTERNOON

Winner of the 2015 Oliver Awards for the Best New Musical, Sunny Afternoon is an irresistible musical with slick theatrically and ingenious storytelling at its best. It tells the captivating tale of how one of Britain’s greatest bands, The Kinks, rose to stardom. Step into swinging 60’s Britain and discover how the Kinds found their […]

A MAGICAL NEW PRODUCTION

A MAGICAL NEW PRODUCTION

Opera North have re-vitalised and re-created Hansel and Gretel taking it to a new level that brings the opera to life for today’s audiences. It’s thought provoking, yet fun with larger-than-life characterizations, but above all it’s a masterpiece of the use of modern stage technology. Like all The Grimm Brothers fairy tales it has a […]

A STAR STUDDED QUARTET

A STAR STUDDED QUARTET

David Waterman, cellist of one of the finest quartets in the world, the Endellion String Quartet, is joined by three internationally renowned musicians to form a piano quartet as part of Leeds International Chamber Series 2016/17: Breaking Boundaries at The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Tuesday 21 February. Cellist and Artistic Director of Leeds […]

AWARD WINNING STAND-UP SHOW

AWARD WINNING STAND-UP SHOW

  Award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili, known for his legendary stand-up performances is back with his latest show Schmuck for a Night, calling at Leeds Town Hall on Friday 24 March. Of trying to make sense of the world around him in Schmuck for a Night, Omid Djalili said, “It’ll be so current sometimes […]

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