A NEW YEAR – A NEW YOU

A NEW YEAR – A NEW YOU

This January Space NK is launching its Beautifully Balanced campaign. Rather than depriving yourself of your favourite foods, it aims to help you restore balance and wellbeing for the year ahead. Space NK is hosting a number of events in the Leeds store: Saturday 16 January from 12pm-3pm Mind, Body and Cleanse class with Chris […]

DETOX YOUR HAIR THIS NEW YEAR

DETOX YOUR HAIR THIS NEW YEAR

Has the festive season of late nights and heated styling wreaked havoc on your hair? At this time of year, it is good to rethink our approach to health and well-being. Like clear skin, “shiny healthy hair is an indicator of good health”, says Gareth Vance, Senior Creative Director at Sassoon Salon Leeds. For the […]

A GRAND CHOICE

A GRAND CHOICE

LEEDS GRAND THEATRE IN 2016 (Basically there’s loads on!) There’s a heady mix of comedy, drama, dance, music and musical theatre at Leeds Grand this year. With big names including Pixie Lott taking the role made iconic by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Alexandra Burke in The Bodyguard, Strictly’s Pasha and many more. Big […]

A passion for inventiveness

A passion for inventiveness

The passion and precision of the late Baroque era comes to the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall on Sunday 17 January for the latest in the University of Leeds International Concert Series, with a Tchaikovsky gem bookended by two 18th century works that inspired it. The Orchestra of Opera North and their award-winning Principal Cello Jessica […]

A SEASON OF GREAT AND GLORIOUS OPERA

A SEASON OF GREAT AND GLORIOUS OPERA

The Winter Season arrives at Opera North with a dramatic new production of Giordano’s passionate tragedy Andrea Chénier, alongside the welcome revival of two much-loved favourites: Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore. The season opens at Leeds Grand Theatre on 19 January 2016 before touring to three of the North’s most prestigious venues […]

BELLISSIMO

BELLISSIMO

Greek Street is rapidly becoming known as ‘Little Italy’ due to the plethora of Italian restaurants that have surfaced there over the last few years. However one stands above the rest – Carluccio’s. Newly refurbished and with a cosmopolitan air Carluccio’s can be exactly what you want it to be. Perfect for breakfast or an […]

PERFECTION ON POINT

PERFECTION ON POINT

In his forward David Nixon says The Nutcracker has been part of his life for 40 years. This beautiful ballet has also been part of my Christmas since I was little more than a toddler. In those days most of the major theatres put on pantomimes at Christmas but some did manage to fit in […]

A GIANT PRODUCTION

A GIANT PRODUCTION

Jack and the Beanstalk has fabulous sets, spectacular costumes, vibrant choreography and a brilliant live musical accompaniment and one of the best giants I have ever seen – but that’s as far as it goes! Maybe its time that New Pantomime Productions stood back and took a look at its scripts, casting and plots which […]

SPECTACULAR AND MAGICAL

SPECTACULAR AND MAGICAL

Just when you think it can’t possibly get any better Qdos Entertainment come up with a bigger, better and more spectacular pantomime. Jack and the Beanstalk literally explodes on stage and is the ultimate pantomime entertainment with breathtaking sets, lavish costumes and totally amazing special effects. But pantomime at The Alhambra would not be pantomime […]

A GREAT TRADITION

A GREAT TRADITION

With no big names or special effects Tony Peers is renown for presenting traditional pantomime as pantomime should be and Dick Whittington is no exception. It’s two hours of solid family magical entertainment filled with side splitting humour and audience participation. There are colourful sets and sparkling costumes, you can hiss the baddie, cheer the […]