CHRISTIE CLASSIC FOR THE GRAND

CHRISTIE CLASSIC FOR THE GRAND

Three more famous faces from stage and screen are set to become Agatha Christie’s latest guests as they join the UK tour of And Then There Were None this summer, which marks the 10th anniversary of The Agatha Christie Theatre Company and the 125th anniversary of the author’s birth. West End and TV stars Gary […]

CELEBRATE YORKSHIRE DAY AT THE CINEMA

CELEBRATE YORKSHIRE DAY AT THE CINEMA

On Saturday 1st August the Hyde Park Picture House is set to open its doors for a day of free screenings and activities, celebrating this year’s Yorkshire Day. The day, made possible thanks to support from funders Leeds Inspired, will celebrate film making and watching in Yorkshire, as well as showcasing some of the best […]

AWARD WINNING VIOLINIST FOR LEEDS

AWARD WINNING VIOLINIST FOR LEEDS

One of the world’s most beloved classical violinists, Nicola Benedetti returns to Leeds Town Hall on Thursday 24 September, with a dynamic programme of music inspired by the spirit of Italy. The concert will include two hugely popular works from the classical repertoire – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, which have featured hundreds of times in film […]

THE UKULELE VIRTUOSO FOR LEEDS

THE UKULELE VIRTUOSO FOR LEEDS

Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro performing at Leeds Town Hall on Friday 18 September. Known for his energetic strumming on the ukulele, Jake Shimabukuro’s performance incorporates elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangements to spontaneous, improvised passages. In addition to his original compositions, his repertoire includes Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, Schubert’s Ave Maria and Cohen’s Hallelujah. Jake combined the […]

THE HILLS ARE TRULY ALIVE ONCE AGAIN

THE HILLS ARE TRULY ALIVE ONCE AGAIN

  From capturing the hearts of a nation nearly 60 years ago The Sound of Music, over the last 20 years or so descended into abyss of tacky touring productions, boring am-dram performances and sing-a-longs and became the regular butt of jokes and sit-com sketches. But an amazing transformation has taken place with Bill Kenwright’s […]

A CELEBRATION OF THE BRITISH COUNTRYSIDE

A CELEBRATION OF THE BRITISH COUNTRYSIDE

The Country Lovers Association will be holding their fantastic three day event from 31st August to 2nd August at Harewood House. But it’s not all field sports there are demonstrations, exhibitions and stalls and stands – you can even book your holiday at the CLA. Viking Cruises will be at the CLA Game Fair be […]

THERE’S A BREEZE IN LEEDS

THERE’S A BREEZE IN LEEDS

The biggest arts festival for young people in West Yorkshire heads to Leeds this week with the start of the Breeze Arts Festival. Now in its nineteenth year the festival is back and bigger than ever, with over 30 events over eight days, and runs from Saturday 18 July to Saturday 25 July. The festival, […]

RADIANT LOOKS FOR THE DAY OF YOUR DREAMS

RADIANT LOOKS FOR  THE DAY OF YOUR DREAMS

Look radiant on your big day Getting married is stressful enough without having to worry about your makeup. Follow our tips on how to achieve the perfect look. Too much, too little, too light, too dark or just too over the top – wedding day makeup can be a fraught affair. Start thinking about makeup […]

THE MOST FAMOUS WHODUNIT OF ALL TIME

THE MOST FAMOUS WHODUNIT OF ALL TIME

Agatha Christie’s timeless whodunit The Mousetrap returns to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford for one week only from Monday 27 July 2015, starring Yorkshire actor William Ilkley. The Leeds-born actor, who has appeared in countless films and on TV, plays Major Metcalfe in the beloved murder mystery, which originally opened in 1952 starring Richard Attenborough and […]

I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE

I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE

The Marks & Spencer Company Archive is bringing some vintage seaside family fun to Leeds this weekend, with its special ‘Magic & Sand’ event on Saturday 18th July. The event, which will be held at the M&S Company Archive between 11am and 3pm, will give visitors the chance to take part in some nostalgic nautical […]