YORKSHIRE TO STAGE MAJOR MOTORSPORT FESTIVAL

YORKSHIRE TO STAGE MAJOR MOTORSPORT FESTIVAL

  A new and exciting summer event launched  has been launched that is looking to put Yorkshire firmly on the map as Northern England’s centre of all things car-related over the coming years. June 26-28 will see the first ever running of the Yorkshire Motorsport Festival, for what promises to be a weekend to give […]

ON YOUR FEET ….

ON YOUR FEET ….

ON YOUR FEET! the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan congas into Leeds Grand Theatre from Monday 23 to Saturday 28 April 2020. Telling the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, ON YOUR FEET! charts their journey; from its origins in Cuba, to the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom. […]

THE WORLD’S GREATEST TENOR

THE WORLD’S GREATEST TENOR

  The world’s greatest tenor Jonas Kaufmann, respected worldwide for his operatic tones, returns to Vienna in a deeply personal tribute to the world-famous melodies from the birthplace of waltz and operetta. Filmed live at the magical Wiener Konzerthaus, Jonas Kaufmann My Vienna will be screened in cinemas  on Tuesday 24th March 2020. A must-see […]

THE BALLROOM BOYS

THE BALLROOM BOYS

The Ballroom Boys double act Ian Waite and Vincent Simone return with a brand new show. The fabulous Strictly Come Dancing stars promise another wonderful evening of old fashioned variety, dance, comedy and song. The evening features world class routines, including the Viennese Waltz, the Foxtrot, the Rhumba and of course the incredible Argentine Tango […]

THE RED SHOES

THE RED SHOES

A sell out before its world premiere tour opened in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns after winning two Olivier Awards and dazzling audiences across the UK and the USA. The Red Shoes is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. […]

JAPAN COMES TO LOTHERTON HALL

JAPAN COMES TO LOTHERTON HALL

A new exhibition will take visitors to Lotherton on a journey to Japan thanks to fascinating links forged decades ago by a Leeds diplomat and his family.  Making Japan, which opens on March 1, will see the Aberford estate bridge a gap of more than 5,000 miles to explore three centuries of the island nation’s […]

NEW EXHIBITION AT NATIONAL COAL MINING MUSEUM

NEW EXHIBITION AT NATIONAL COAL MINING MUSEUM

The 1984/5 Miners’ Strike pitted the National Union of Mineworkers against Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government in a struggle for the future of Britain. The story of the strike has often been told from the perspective of men, but in a brand new exhibition at the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield open until the 3rd […]

TRACY ANN OBERMAN PLAYS SHYLOCK

TRACY ANN OBERMAN PLAYS SHYLOCK

Leeds Playhouse is to stage William Shakespeare’s THE MERCHANT OF VENICE with Tracy Ann Oberman in the role of Shylock. This major autumn 2020 co-production between five leading regional theatres will be directed by Brigid Larmour, Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre.   In a creative response to antisemitism in Britain, the production will be […]

BANG BANG…

BANG BANG…

John Cleese makes his stage writing debut with Bang Bang! at York Theatre Royal from 28 April to 2 May, a hilarious new adaptation of a classic comedy that blends French farce and Fawlty Towers. When Leontine (Tessa Peake-Jones), a respectable society lady, discovers that she’s been hoodwinked by her husband Duchotel, who’s always pretending […]

LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR……

LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR……

Step back in time to the golden era of music where the jukebox roared and feet didn’t touch the floor. Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab yourself a milk shake and relax – you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950’s and 60’s at The Kings Hall […]