NEW FACES

NEW FACES

As the last of the summer sun begins to fade so does the tan and makeup hues of summer – it’s time for a new look and a new face! This Autumn the look is all about neutrals on the eyes and striking berry tones, modern purples and washes of bronze on the lips. It’s […]

RAISING THE STEAKS

RAISING THE STEAKS

Mention the word casino and it conjures up all kinds of notions – but its unlikely that a superb restaurant is among them – but that’s exactly what the restaurant at the Grosvenor Casino behind the Merrion Centre and minutes from The Arena is. No wonder it’s fast becoming a firm favourite with both discerning […]

LEEDS LOOKS BACK

LEEDS LOOKS BACK

Today, the only place you’d be likely to see a lion in Leeds would be on the steps of the Town Hall. But in the 19th Century an incredible collection of big cats, bears and elephants were regularly on show in the city, attracting excited crowds eager to see exotic marvels gathered from around the […]

DRUMMERS STORM THE STAGE

DRUMMERS STORM THE STAGE

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers storm the stage at Carriageworks Theatre on Saturday 24 October with their explosive concert of thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums. The highly skilled performers promise to enthral audiences with their mysterious masked choreography, inventive lighting, muscular synchronisation timed to perfection, post-apocalyptic imagery and infectious belly laugh humour, all in a spellbinding […]

A DAZZLING EVENT

A DAZZLING EVENT

A dazzling programme of events has been announced this week as the city centre prepares to be lit up by the incredible sights and sounds of Light Night Leeds. Taking place on the evening of October 9, this year’s line-up includes more than 60 performances, displays, films and interactive installations spread across the city. Light […]

Last night I dreamt……

Last night I dreamt……

REBECCA is timeless; the book beloved by generations and the iconic Alfred Hitchcock Oscar winning film a classic. Now REBECCA arrives on the stage! Emma Rice, the award winning director, has created a spellbinding new production of Daphne du Maurier’s masterpiece which conjures Cornish romance and theatrical magic. REBECCA is at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford from […]

Germany’s Most Respected Orchestra

Germany’s Most Respected Orchestra

One of Germany’s oldest and most respected orchestras performs at Leeds Town Hall One of Germany’s oldest and most respected orchestras, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra performs at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 3 October as part of the prestigious Leeds International Orchestral Season 2015/16. Under the baton of Principal Conductor Michael Sanderling, the orchestra will perform […]

THE GREAT ESCAPE

THE GREAT ESCAPE

Visitors to one of Leeds’ most popular visitor attractions are being advised that they will not be able to see the meerkats for a short while, after a number of the gang attempted a Great Escape type breakout from their enclosure! Work is now being undertaken by members of staff to secure the meerkat area […]

THE TIMELESS FAMILY MUSICAL

THE TIMELESS FAMILY MUSICAL

The Sun’ll Come Out…later this month as Michael Harrison and David Ian’s sparkling new production of the timeless family musical ANNIE, starring Craig Revel Horwood as Miss Hannigan, comes to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford. Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and […]

SLEEP OUT

SLEEP OUT

Hundreds of businesses and individuals have signed up to support rough sleepers’ charity, Simon on the Streets’ annual sponsored sleep out – #SleepWithSimon – at Leeds’ Royal Armouries next week (Thursday 24 September). The charity’s biggest annual fundraising opportunity, #SleepWithSimon challenges supporters to spend a night sleeping in the open air, giving them a unique […]