TENNIS TUESDAYS

TENNIS TUESDAYS

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) in partnership with Nike, has kicked off Tennis Tuesdays for its second year. Tennis Tuesdays – a women’s only initiative designed to encourage more females to pick up a racket – will be hosted in over 8 locations across Leeds and over 200 locations across the UK throughout the summer […]

DESIGNS ON FASHION

DESIGNS ON FASHION

A University of Leeds fashion design student has taken home a top prize from London Graduate Fashion Week. Emily Bunch, 21, who has just completed her final year of a B A Fashion Design  course at the University’, fought off entries from 40 universities to win first place in the Karen Millen Portfolio Award at  […]

COME AND JOIN THE FUN

COME AND JOIN THE FUN

To celebrate the launch of the exciting new LEGO® Friends Amusement Park building sets a new, live Tour is coming to Leeds! The LEGO® Friends Amusement Park Tour opens this Summer bringing these sets to life and offers young builders a fun day out, so buckle up and come and join the fun. Set in […]

SCENT FROM HEAVEN

SCENT FROM HEAVEN

Jo Malone freely admits “Designing fragrance is who I am. It makes my heart beat”. Described as an “English scent maverick” she is the woman responsible for creating some of the world’s most loved fragrances. She originally discovered her talent for creating scented products by hand in her kitchen, and launched her first brand, Jo […]

FOOD FOR ANY MOOD

FOOD FOR ANY MOOD

As an avid letter writing schoolgirl I never thought decades later I would be climbing the stairs of the iconic G.P.O. building in City Square, not for a stamp or to post my letters,  but to sample stylish and inspirational cocktails and the tempting offerings of The Banyan Bar and Kitchen. Although it was a […]

CATS THE MUSICAL IS BACK

CATS THE MUSICAL IS BACK

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier Award-nominated musical Cats is coming to Leeds Grand Theatre direct from its sell-out seasons at the London Palladium. Based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, the show first returned to the West End in December 2014 reuniting the original creative team – Director Trevor Nunn, […]

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE STREET FOOD?

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE STREET FOOD?

The British Street Food Awards are bringing their Scotland and the North heats to Leeds Dock for the 9th annual Waterfront Festival on 25th and 26th June. Taste, discover and vote for your street food favourites from a stellar line up of 15 different traders from cities across the UK, including Manchester, Hull, Leeds, Sheffield […]

ON HIS BIKE FOR CHARITY

ON HIS BIKE FOR CHARITY

A Leeds man has cycled more than 400 miles in a mammoth charity fundraiser in France, helping to raise £90,000 for vulnerable children in Sierra Leone through the children’s charity Plan International. Stuart McBride set off from Carcassonne, southern France, last week to complete a 650 kilometre (404 mile) cycle ride to San Remo, Italy. […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PHOENIX DANCE

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PHOENIX DANCE

Phoenix Dance Theatre is to stage a major revival of one of the company’s earliest works from 1983 as part of their 35 anniversary celebration Phoenix @ Home to be performed over three nights at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre this Autumn. Choreographed by Edward Lynch, who also danced in the original production, Nightlife […]

ITS TIME TO GET FOOTLOOSE

ITS TIME TO GET FOOTLOOSE

Based on the 1984 screen sensation starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose: The Musical tells the story of city boy Ren, who has to move to a rural backwater in America where dancing is banned. All hell breaks out as Ren breaks loose and soon has the whole town up on its feet. Featuring classic 80s hits […]