Golfers Aid Charity

Golfers Aid Charity

The head chef at a restaurant chain in Leeds—and the founder of the West Yorkshire Working Golf Steward Group has handed over a cheque for £3000 to Over The Wall Charity. Over The Wall is the UK branch of Paul Newman’s Serious Fun Camps and provide therapeutic camps for seriously ill children, and also camps […]

T V STARS BRING BACK THE GOOD OLD DAYS

T V STARS BRING BACK THE GOOD OLD DAYS

In their 150th Anniversary year, City Varieties Music Hall begins its Autumn season of The Good Old Days over the next few weeks and it promises to be one of the most enjoyable to date. Each weekend of four is headlined by a familiar TV artiste and the bill is rounded out with the cream […]

PRISCILLA IS THE ULTIMATE QUEEN OF THE DESERT

PRISCILLA IS THE ULTIMATE QUEEN OF THE DESERT

“You won’t get a night like this anywhere else”, says Bernadette the transsexual drag queen and she’s right as Priscilla Queen of the Desert takes to the stage at The Alhambra Theatre in Bradford. All those years I lived in Australia I often wondered why musicals were set in every country in the world but […]

A MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN

A MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN

In their new seasons’ production of Kiss Me Kate, Opera North have brought together the best of the operatic and musical theatre world and created what can only be described as a ‘marriage made in heaven’ Kiss Me Kate has always been one of my favourites. I first saw it one wet afternoon whilst on […]

A STUDY IN JEALOUSY

A STUDY IN JEALOUSY

I always found the original stage version of Rebecca, adapted by Du Maurier herself a little bland, laboured and rather boring even when performed by a star-studded cast. However director, Emma Rice has broken the mould with her new production of Rebecca and created a what can only be termed as theatrical masterpiece Rice has […]

TRADE COUNTER HELPS CHARITY

TRADE COUNTER HELPS CHARITY

The trade counter staff at Plumbcall a plumbing materials supplier in Leeds, Plumbcall have helped to raise over £70,000 for Yorkshire children’s charity, CandleLighters after being inspired by a local cancer patient. When Alfie Connor was diagnosed with Leukaemia at just three years old, Director of Plumbcall and Alfie’s Godfather, Gary Fox teamed up with […]

CREATE A CREST FOR LEEDS

CREATE A CREST FOR LEEDS

The Lord Mayor Cllr Judith Chapman is calling on the people of Leeds for their support in one of the biggest charity fundraising challenges ever to be undertaken by someone to hold the historic civic role – to create a gigantic copy of the city crest made entirely out of Lego bricks! Set to be […]

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 […]