POWER DRESS WITH STYLE

POWER DRESS WITH STYLE

Vidal believed in the importance of inner health and its impact on outer appearance, particularly in relation to hair, a principle that has underpinned six decades of colour and cutting expertise. The result is a display of radiance that shows hair’s effortless inner health and vitality. The Statement Style Blonde hair adds radiance to the […]

A DRAMATIC NEW WORK

A DRAMATIC NEW WORK

Northern Ballet has always been synonymous with imaginative works but Jonathan Watkins new ballet 1984, based on George Orwell’s iconic novel, more than pushes the boundaries of the imagination . Watkins’ work is powerful and thought provoking and to bring this gripping, chilling story to the stage through dance is a major triumph. His robotic choreography […]

PRISCILLA THE QUEEN OF THE DESERT

PRISCILLA THE QUEEN OF THE DESERT

It’s official joining Jason Donovan, who will play the role of ‘Tick’ in Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical at the Alhambra Theatre this October, are Simon Green as ‘Bernadette’, Adam Bailey as ‘Felicia’ and Philip Childs as ‘Bob’. Simon Green’s most recent stage credits include ‘Bruce Ismay’ in Titanic both in Toronto and […]

IN THE PINK

IN THE PINK

Every year nearly 55,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK, that’s the equivalent of one person every 10 minutes. October is all about raising awareness of the disease and the impact of a diagnosis, and also raise vital funds to support those affected. It is thanks to the dedication and generosity of […]

RAISE A MUG

RAISE A MUG

RAISE A MUG TO THE 25TH WORLD’S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING THIS SEPTEMBER It’s time to dust off those coffee mugs and dig out your ‘showstopper’ recipe, as Macmillan Cancer Support’s flagship fundraiser World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, returns on Friday 25th September. This year Macmillan is hoping that more people than ever will take part and […]

WORK UP A SWEAT FOR FREE

WORK UP A SWEAT FOR FREE

The Gym Leeds is calling on anyone who’s thinking about getting in shape this autumn to pull on their trainers and enjoy free fitness on Wednesday 9th September. The pioneer of budget gyms is throwing open its doors to welcome thousands of new exercisers as part of National Fitness Day. On what is likely to […]

FACE FACTS

FACE FACTS

A dead mouse makeover or a pigeon paste facial might not sound like ideal ways to pamper yourself. But in the 18th Century, beauty treatments involving all kinds of bizarre lotions and potions were the height of fashion for socialites wanting to look their best. Now special events at Leeds’s Abbey House Museum and Temple […]

A DRAMATIC ADAPTATION

A DRAMATIC ADAPTATION

The Shawshank Redemption has been adapted for the stage from Stephen King’s original story rather than the iconic 1994 award winning film. Set in the Shawshank Penitentiary it’s a grim tale laced with brutality, injustice, gang rape and violence – yet so cleverly presented that these shocking moments don’t linger in the audience’s mind – […]

ICONIC ROLES FOR T.V.’S LEADING MEN

ICONIC ROLES FOR T.V.’S LEADING MEN

On announcing he was to bring to an end his role as practice manager Howard Bellamy in BBC One’s Doctors, there was immediate speculation as to what would be next for Ian Kelsey – now, the Yorkshire-born actor is heading back North to star in The Shawshank Redemption at Leeds Grand Theatre next week. Ian […]

WORLD BALLET PREMIERE

WORLD BALLET PREMIERE

As one man risks everything to fall in love, join Northern Ballet for the World Première of Jonathan Watkins’ 1984. Recently awarded Best Company at the European Taglioni Ballet Awards, Northern Ballet is bringing this cult-classic to life with the World Première at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds from 5 – 12 September 2015. […]