Past Events

COMMEMORATE THE DAM BUSTERS

COMMEMORATE THE DAM BUSTERS

    For one night only, on Thursday 17 May you can relive the extraordinary achievement and sacrifices made during the famous World War Two raid on Germany with a live screening of “The Dam Busters” at the Showcase Cinema de Lux at Birstall, Leeds. Commemorate the 75th anniversary of the RAF campaign as TV […]

DAN AND PHIL RETURN TO LEEDS

DAN AND PHIL RETURN TO LEEDS

Dan and Phil present their new stage show – Interactive Introverts on May 20 at Leeds Town Hall. Two internet dwelling, insecure nerds standing under the spotlight to give the people what they want: an epic interactive experience of rants, roasts, battles, stories and surprises that will make you laugh, cry, cringe and puts the audience […]

CELEBRATE WORLD COCKTAIL DAY!

CELEBRATE WORLD COCKTAIL DAY!

Born from the beating heart of Jamaica, Appleton Estate, Koko Kanu and Wray & Nephew have crafted a collection of 2-for-1 rum cocktails in celebration of World Cocktail Day (13th May) with Revolución de Cuba, Leeds. Take a sip and get ready to be transported all the way to the Caribbean with the new Made […]

YOUNGEST BBC MUSICIAN WINNER

YOUNGEST BBC  MUSICIAN WINNER

The Dresden Philharmonic makes a welcome return to perform the closing concert of Leeds International Orchestral Season 2017/18, under the baton of Michael Sanderling with 2002 BBC Young Musician violinist Jennifer Pike, on Saturday 19 May at Leeds Town Hall. Jennifer Pike has taken the musical world by storm with her unique artistry and compelling insight […]

‘FROM THE JAM’ TO PLAY IN LEEDS

‘FROM THE JAM’ TO PLAY IN LEEDS

From The Jam “That’s Entertainment” Touring the UK in 2018 17th May 2018, The Brudnell, Leeds Blown away by this band- you must see them if you can!” –  Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2  From The Jam comprised of legendary  former ‘The Jam’ bassist Bruce Foxton, vocalist & guitarist Russell Hastings, drummer Mike Randon, and Andy […]

THE TOUR DE YORKSHIRE

THE TOUR DE YORKSHIRE

The hugely anticipated fourth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race is now less than a week away. Excitement is building in Leeds as the city prepares to host the grand finale on Sunday 6 May. The fourth edition of the men’s race has been expanded from three to four stages and will […]

AN EPIC RETELLING OF A MYTH

AN EPIC RETELLING OF A MYTH

The Orchestra of Opera North joins forces with Leeds Festival Chorus, Leeds Philharmonic Chorus, Opera North Young Voices and Opera North Children’s Chorus to perform Berlioz’ epic translation of Goethe’s dramatic poem The Damnation of Faust on Saturday 12 May. Part opera, part cantata, this ‘dramatic legend’ is an epic retelling of the Faust story […]

IT’S HERE AT THE WEEKEND

IT’S HERE AT THE WEEKEND

This weekend, Leeds International Festival kicks off for its second year! A festival that celebrates innovation, imagination and invention across all fields, the stellar line-up has something for everyone. With more than 50 events in 15 days, featuring over 40 speakers, there is something fascinating going on in Leeds – whatever your interests. What’s more, […]

THE 20TH CENTURY BOY

THE 20TH CENTURY BOY

The hit musical 20th century boy is heading for Bradford Alhambra from 1-5 May. This musical is inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan, and returns to the stage to mark the 40th anniversary of the iconic stars untimely death. Featuring some of the greatest rock songs ever written  it tells the life […]

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