BEAR GRYLLS LIVE ARENA SPECTACULAR

BEAR GRYLLS LIVE ARENA SPECTACULAR

Adventurer, writer and TV host Bear Grylls today announced his very first live arena spectacular. Partnering with AEG Live and Harvey Goldsmith he will bring his ground breaking interactive experience to the First Direct Arena Leeds on Friday 14th October.  Audiences will join the adventurer as he transports them to multiple environments in this edge-of-your-seat, […]

GO GUNG-HO!

GO GUNG-HO!

BBC Children in Need is inviting fun-seekers to take part in Gung-Ho!, a 5K giant inflatable obstacle course which will bring its UK tour to Temple Newsam, Leeds on Saturday 14th May. Participants are challenged to run, walk or giggle their way through the crazy inflatables for the charity as part of Team Pudsey. Those […]

QUARTET RETURNS TO LEEDS

QUARTET RETURNS TO LEEDS

Renowned as one of the finest string quartets in the world, the Endellion String Quartet returns to The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Tuesday 26 April to begin its popular annual Spring/Summer residency. Part of a series of four concerts all taking place on Tuesday nights at The Venue, the Endellion String Quartet performs […]

DANCE MEETS LEGEND

DANCE MEETS LEGEND

  After 21 years Riverdance, has joined the ever increasing number of musicals that has undergone a major regeneration. Riverdance’s  mix of music and Irish dance is still deeply embedded in Irish folk law, but this anniversary production now embraces a unique blend of other cultures that have moved it into an even more thrilling […]

LIVE AT LEEDS

LIVE AT LEEDS

We asked a group of some of Leeds music’s best and brightest to give their tips for Leeds acts you must not miss at this year’s Live at Leeds on 30th April. We’ve taken the must see lists from Hannah Johnson (DJ), Whiskas (Forward Russia, Senior Music Lecturer), Dan O’Dell (Hide & Seek Records), Nick […]

Young Player of the Year

Young Player of the Year

Leeds United midfielder Lewis Cook has been named The Football League Young Player of the Year at The Football League Awards 2016. Cook, who succeeds last year’s winner Dele Alli, received the award at the gala ceremony at Manchester Central on Sunday evening in front of over 600 guests from clubs, sponsors and the football […]

RIVERDANCE

RIVERDANCE

Marking the show’s 21st birthday Riverdance opens at Leeds Grand Theatre next week The cast for this tour will feature, for the first time, dancers who were actually born in the same year that the show first opened; 1995 at the Point Theatre in Dublin. This is a chance for UK audiences to reconnect with […]

NEW DAWN FADES

NEW DAWN FADES

New Dawn Fades is the story of four lads who, inspired by the punk revolution, came together to form Joy Division. This unique production places the band within the context of Manchester’s history, setting the scene for a fascinating look at the Joy Division story. The legendary Anthony H Wilson – co-founder of Factory Records […]

A GRAND PRODUCTION

A GRAND PRODUCTION

Plays are few and far between at The Grand Theatre these days. So the prospect of a drama and by our own Alan Bennett was something to savour. Single Spies was first performed in 1988 and consists of two plays – one, an Englishman Abroad, based on Coral Browne’s encounter with Guy Burgess in Moscow […]

JOBS FOR SEACROFT COMMUNITY

JOBS FOR SEACROFT COMMUNITY

A Leeds based franchise owner is bringing jobs and much needed services to Stanks Parade in Seacroft by incorporating a Post Office in his store, thanks to a five figure funding package from Yorkshire Bank. Manish Patel is launching the Post Office branch in the One Stop convenience store at 14-16 Stanks Parade. The addition […]