SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME

SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME

From the writers, producers, creators and director of the huge success Dreamboats and Petticoats, Save the Last Dance for Me heads to Leeds next week and promises to take audiences back through the ‘music and magic’ of the early 60s;  a time when each passing week brought another Rock’n’Roll classic. The production is at Leeds […]

CRUISING DOWN THE RIVER

CRUISING DOWN THE RIVER

Today  ocean going cruise ships have lost much of their glamour, sophistication and prestige that they had in the past and now resemble small towns catering for over 5,000 passengers. So it was no surprise to me, after experiencing  a seven day Viking River Cruise down the Rhine,  to discover that  river cruising  is now […]

CHORAL SPECTACULAR

CHORAL SPECTACULAR

After a gap of six years, Yorkshire Voices return to Leeds Town Hall to present Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis on Saturday 11 June. Joined by the Manchester Camerata, Yorkshire Voices performs Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis which is considered one of the most significant Mass settings ever composed and took the composer four years to complete! This piece […]

THE WALTZ KING

THE WALTZ KING

  One of the world’s most popular music artists and known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu’s legendary annual Maastricht concert has become a firm fixture in the Event Cinema calendar. CinemaLive, leading producers and distributors of Event Cinema, are delighted to announce that André Rieu’s 2016 Maastricht Concert will screen via […]

SCENTS OF SUMMER

SCENTS OF SUMMER

Choosing a fragrance for Spring and Summer can be difficult. You don’t want a heavy scent that becomes overpowering in the heat or can attract creepy crawlies at outdoor events nor an overly sweet one that becomes unbearable The safest bet is a floral one but in case you are put off by the thought […]

GRAND HOTEL DINING

GRAND HOTEL DINING

The mere mention of hotel dining conjures up starched white table cloths, rather regulation style menus of rather bland food and a strange almost funereal atmosphere. But visit The Midtown Grill at The Leeds Marriott and you will be in for a very big and pleasant surprise. This is upbeat, quality dining in an atmosphere […]

THE ICONIC LITERARY FAMILY

THE ICONIC LITERARY FAMILY

On the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth, West Yorkshire Playhouse’s BRONTË SEASON will take centre stage this Autumn Winter 2016. Exploring the extraordinary works of Yorkshire’s iconic literary family, the season centres on three new West Yorkshire Playhouse commissions: a major new adaptation of VILLETTE, a work in progress staging of a brand new musical, […]

SOUTH ASIAN ARTS

SOUTH ASIAN ARTS

Running for its fifth year, South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) will host its magical Summer Solstice festival, on Saturday 18th June. The only all night festival in the UK, marks the longest day of the year and will be held at a beautiful grade II listed building, the Left Bank Leeds. The captivating performance will bring […]

SCHOOLS OUT

SCHOOLS OUT

Celebrate the height of springtime this May half term at The Light as the centre hosts a week of fun for families. Launching on May Bank Holiday (Monday 30 May), The Courtyard will be transformed into a lively spring garden. Take a seat and relax on giant toadstools – as the kids can play a […]

LAUGH OUT LOUD

LAUGH OUT LOUD

The ever-expanding Leeds Comedy Festival is back, this time bigger and better than ever, featuring three venues, 29 shows and 40 comedians, from stand up to sketch comedy, Leeds Comedy Festival runs from 4th June till 11th June. Run by Leeds Comedy promoter Toby Jones, the festival started small (but perfectly formed) at The Wardrobe […]