LEEDS HAS GOT MUSICAL TALENT

LEEDS HAS GOT MUSICAL TALENT

Leeds’s home-grown musicians will have the chance to take to the stage on Millennium Square in a brand new showcase for the city’s talented and emerging artists. For the first time ever this summer, the Music:Leeds – Live in the Square event will give artists from across Leeds and surrounding areas the chance to perform […]

FOR THE FATHER FIGURE IN YOUR LIFE

FOR THE FATHER FIGURE IN YOUR LIFE

There are many different types of Father figures – Dad, Boyfriend, Step-Dad, Doggy-Dad, Grandpa or a trusted friend or colleague. So when it comes to the weekend let’s help celebrate the different Dads out there who have helped re-shape our lives and what better way than with some pampering products. Here’s our list for the […]

NEW YORK…….NEW YORK

NEW YORK…….NEW YORK

Competing alongside some of the top bartenders in Leeds, Elysa McGuire from Below Stairs, has been named as one-of-five UK regional finalists in an international cocktail competition curated by Caorunn Gin, the 10-year-switch, and is now set to compete in the competition’s final in New York City this July. Elysa said her winning cocktail, ‘Along […]

NEW CONCERT SEASON LAUNCHED

NEW CONCERT SEASON  LAUNCHED

The 2019-20 Kirklees Concert Season will mark the 17th year of a unique partnership between Opera North and Kirklees Council, and the first step on the journey towards the district’s Year of Music 2023. Concerts by the Orchestra of Opera North return to Huddersfield Town Hall, with programmes ranging from a one-act opera, symphonic rarities […]

A TASTE OF LEBANON

A TASTE OF LEBANON

You could be well be forgiven for walking passed Comptoir Libanais in the Trinity Centre. Situated next to the Everyman cinema,  for a long time its exterior looked like a shop, but now the shelves have been removed and the floor to ceiling windows enable a glimpse of an exciting Lebanese and Middle Eastern food […]

LUTHER – A CELEBRATION

LUTHER – A CELEBRATION

With over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written, the late Luther Vandross was an iconic American singer, song writer and record producer. In celebration of his greatness, Harry Cambridge and his ten piece band play all the hits, includg Give Me […]

THE BEST OF BRASS

THE BEST OF BRASS

Formed in 1917, during the first world war, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is a British institution. National and British Open Champions on numerous occasions, the band’s contest history is legendary. Grimethorpe have played the FIFA World Cup, BAFTA Awards, BBC Proms and the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, together with a wealth of national and […]

GREASE ROCKS INTO THE GRAND

GREASE ROCKS INTO THE GRAND

Following a highly acclaimed sold-out eight-week run at Curve Theatre in Leicester, the first new production of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s iconic musical Grease is produced by Colin Ingram, directed by Nikolai Foster, choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Arlene Phillips and stars Peter Andre and Ore Oduba as Teen Angel (played by Frankie Avalon […]

THE LEEDS JAZZ FESTIVAL

THE LEEDS JAZZ FESTIVAL

In  2017, the Leeds Jazz Festival began with a one-off, pop-up event in  Millennium Square. Fast forward two years, and the festival, due to take place between 18th and 21st July, has become a major four-day event, attracting thousands with a week-long, build-up fringe festival. There’s set to be over 30 performances from  jazz greats, […]

FRAGRANT INSPIRATION

FRAGRANT INSPIRATION

We often don’t realise when we walk through  beauty departments or go into our favourite perfumier, that many of the products on display have a fascinating history behind them and have drawn their inspiration from real people and places. Scents evoke memories, the famous fashion designer and perfumier Oleg Cassini once told me in an […]