BOLLYWOOD COMES TO LEEDS

BOLLYWOOD COMES TO LEEDS

Charity, South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) is hosting ‘Gaata Rahe Mera Dil’ (may my heart keep singing from the 1950 film, GUIDE) a charity ball event presenting the very best of the Golden Era on Indian Cinema music. Keranjeet Kaur Virdee, CEO, SAA-uk, explains; “We’re known for hosting lots of family events, so this time we […]

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE

Bill Kenwright’s production of one of the greatest family musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, comes to the the Alhambra Theatre in  from 16 February – 20 February 2016. BBC1’s The Voice runner-up Lucy O’Byrne as Maria and award-winning Scottish actor Gray O’Brien as Captain von Trapp both make their musical theatre debuts in […]

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Putting plant pots on your windowsill or swapping the latest gossip with friends might not seem like activities that could land you in trouble with the law. But believe it or not, the bye-laws of the past meant these were just some of the offences which could have seen people in Leeds branded criminals. Now […]

THE COOLEST ATTRACTION

THE COOLEST ATTRACTION

    The coolest attraction in Leeds returns this week as Millennium Square welcomes back the popular Ice Cube outdoor skating rink. Now in its 16th year, the Ice Cube will be open today, Friday, January 22 until Sunday, February 21 2016 and is organised by Leeds City Council with support from media partners Capital […]

DOUBLE HELPING OF SINGALONGA SCREENINGS

DOUBLE HELPING OF SINGALONGA SCREENINGS

  On Saturday 20 February the team from Sing-a-long-a Productions present two very special screenings at City Varieties Music Hall in Leeds. The afternoon sees a welcome return for last year’s two-time sell-out Sing-a-long-a Frozen – a full screening of Disney’s Animated blockbuster Frozen with lyrics on screen to help you and your family sing […]

THE BEST OF AFRICA

THE BEST OF AFRICA

A highlight of the Howard Assembly Room’s Winter 2016 season, the 3 Generations series celebrates the richness of African music across the breadth of the continent from January 30, with performances from Cheikh Lô, Vieux Farka Touré and Mulatu Astatke, plus an African Drumming Workshop for younger visitors. Now an elder statesman of West African […]

THE BEATLES AT THE GRAND

THE BEATLES AT THE GRAND

Leeds Grand Theatre is gearing up to Twist and Shout as it confirms that the biggest ever tour of The Beatles’ celebration show Let It Be is taking to its stage this July. Let It Be celebrates the music of the world’s most successful rock ‘n’ roll band in a spectacular concert charting the band’s […]

A GOTHIC AWAKENING

A GOTHIC AWAKENING

Matthew Bourne’s SLEEPING BEAUTY is a gothic tale for all ages; the traditional tale of good vs. evil and rebirth is turned upside-down, creating a supernatural love story that even the passage of time itself cannot hinder. It comes to the Alhambra Al Theatre, Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 February 2016 Bourne’s new scenario introduced […]

GO RETRO

GO RETRO

Leeds Dock is hosting a string of events that will offer grown-ups the chance to re-visit their youth in a retro style, bringing back the good old games from days gone by. The sites’ pop-up restaurant and bar – Dock 29 – is bringing together the local community and visitors alike by providing classic games […]

BLUE STAR FOR LEEDS GRAND

BLUE STAR FOR LEEDS GRAND

  Leeds Grand Theatre is delighted to announce that Antony Costa is to take the role of Milton in Save the Last Dance for Me this June. Costa has previously appeared on stage in Blood Brothers (West End) and Boogie Nights (UK Tour). He is best known as one of the members of Blue, the […]