PANTOMIME MAGIC

PANTOMIME MAGIC

Paul Holman’s traditional family pantomimes are renowned for their spectacular sets and lavish costumes and Aladdin is no exception. However this year’s production at The Carriageworks Theatre is lacking in one essential ingredient slapstick comedy and brash belly laugh humour. Despite having a fine comedy team led by Carriageworks favourite, the inimitable Jez Edwards (Wishee […]

LEEDS DOCK’S FESTIVE CHEER

LEEDS DOCK’S FESTIVE CHEER

Leeds Dock will throw open the doors of pop-up riverside bar Dock 29 next Tuesday (December 15th) to welcome Sky moving into the area and offer a plethora of winter warming cocktails, sparkling wines and beers. The eclectic space will comprise of chic furniture, rich fabrics and a suspended aeroplane to offer a contemporary urban […]

TOWN HALL FESTIVE FILM SHOWCASE

TOWN HALL FESTIVE FILM SHOWCASE

Festive film fans can catch some all time Christmas classics during a series of screening at Leeds Town Hall this month. Leeds Young Film have teamed up with Sneaky Experience for a special showing of four seasonal films, starting with a unique quote-a-long version of Will Ferrell’s Elf. As well as meeting Buddy the Elf […]

DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT

DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT

Dick Whittington with its rats, shipwreck and opulent Medieval transformations can often be a difficult panto to stage believably. But Wakefield Theatre Royal have pulled out all stops with some wonderful story-book sets, spectacular costumes, excellent musical accompaniment and exciting choreography to make it so believable . Daniel O’Brian’s script stays true to the original […]

JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT COULDN’T GET ANY BETTER

JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT COULDN’T GET ANY BETTER

  To create a traditional pantomime retaining the ethereal spirit of the fairy tale whilst staying true to the original legend is a daunting and sometimes impossible task. But the City Varieties has proved, yet again, it can achieve the impossible with the ultimate pantomime production of Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood. […]

A HIDDEN GEM OF GASTROMIC DELIGHT

A HIDDEN GEM OF GASTROMIC DELIGHT

Tucked away in one of Albion Place’s elegant Georgian town houses is a hidden gem of gastronomic delight. Bill’s is one of the city’s newest chic boutique style restaurants and as a foodie I can honestly say its one that serves some of the best food in town. Whether its breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or […]

PARTY PARTY

PARTY PARTY

With the party season upon us, Creative Director at Sassoon Salon Leeds, Gareth Vance talks though the three on-trend party styles you need to know this season. Whether you want to recreate the look at home or pop into a salon, Gareth will ensure you have everything you need to ensure you look the part. […]

WORLD PREMIERE FOR THE GIRLS

WORLD PREMIERE FOR THE GIRLS

It’s not often that Leeds Grand Theatre rolls out the red carpet but when it does its Hollywood style with flashing camera, celebrities and crowds of fans hoping to catch a glimpse and maybe a selfie with their pop star hero. Excitement had been bubbling for weeks and not without just cause. The Girls, a […]

DISNEY ON ICE

DISNEY ON ICE

This Disney skating spectacular takes audiences to four far-away lands in one action-packed ice adventure and it’s in Leeds from 4 to 8 May at The First Direct Arena. Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they commemorate 25 years of Disney On Ice across Europe in an action-packed ice adventure that travels to four […]

THE MIKADO LIVE

THE MIKADO LIVE

Following the record-breaking success of live screenings across the UK and Ireland of Mike Leigh’s The Pirates of Penzance; live screenings of The Barber of Seville, Carmen, La traviata, the award-winning Peter Grimes and Terry Gilliam’s production of Berlioz’s Benvenuto Cellini, ENO Screen is set to broadcast The Mikado live from the London Coliseum on […]