AND THE WINNER IS……

AND THE WINNER IS……

The poet, writer and visual artist Redell Olsen has been announced as the winner of the £15,000 DARE Art Prize 2020-21 by the University of Leeds and Opera North, in association with the National Science and Media Museum and The Tetley, Leeds. Redell’s proposal includes the creation of a new song cycle and film, using […]

FROM COUCH TO CHORUS

FROM COUCH TO CHORUS

  Anyone who has been missing their usual singing group during lockdown or who fancies having a go at mastering opera from the comfort of their living room can look forward to this summer’s launch of a new digital choir by Opera North. Starting in July, From Couch to Chorus will comprise four weekly sessions […]

THE BIG SCREEN IS BACK

THE BIG SCREEN IS BACK

  Showcase Cinemas has today announced the re-eopening of its screens across England from July 4th and has released a video to show guests exactly what the new socially distanced cinema experience will be like. The re-opening of Showcase Cinemas sites comes with new enhanced health and safety measures for both customers and staff. These […]

TAKE A ROAD TRIP OF A LIFETIME

TAKE A ROAD TRIP OF A LIFETIME

|If you are looking for a vacation with a difference why not try a road trip? Here’s a few suggestions and  you can travel to from your armchair whilst you make up your mind. New York – the fly drive State                   Once outside of New York […]

GO FULL STEAM AHEAD ….

GO FULL STEAM AHEAD ….

Following the announcement that this year’s Railway in Wartime event has been cancelled, North Yorkshire Moors Railways (NYMR) has launched a specially themed drawing competition, with the winner receiving a trip to the railway for their entire class, a personalised headboard and a Pullman Dining Experience for their favourite teacher and a guest.* The competition […]

HOLLYWOOD IS READY TO BOWL YOU OVER…..

HOLLYWOOD IS READY TO BOWL YOU OVER…..

The feel-good sound of bowling balls crashing through a set of pins to shouts of ‘Strike!’ will soon return to Leeds and Bradford, after Hollywood Bowl  announced it is planning to re-open its centres from 4th July. In accordance with the current Government guidelines, 54 centres across the country will welcome back friends and family […]

OPEN FOR SOME RETAIL THERAPY

OPEN FOR SOME RETAIL THERAPY

Shops and businesses in Leeds to start reopening from today Ahead of some shops and business reopening from Monday, Leeds City Council has issued further information on measures in place to keep people safe in the city centre. The priority remains on keeping people safe in public space and places, and ensuring people can adhere […]

DITCH THE SOCKS……

DITCH THE SOCKS……

Father’s Day is about making sure father figures understand just how much they mean to us, and saying thanks for all their patience and understanding during the year. So whether you are buying for your dad, dad-in-law, grandpops or just someone whom you feel deserves it, why not ditch the socks and give them something […]

VIRTUAL YOGA…….

VIRTUAL YOGA…….

Virtual yoga sessions may well have become a sign of the times right now, however when that live yoga session is coming directly from one of the most exclusive private islands in the world, it might just have something slightly special. Virgin Limited Edition, who own an award-winning collection of luxury retreats around the world […]

HOW TO LOOK GLAM

HOW TO LOOK GLAM

As we slowly make our way back out into the world, we are all sporting a new accessory, the face mask!  Wearing one is our new normal to protect ourselves and others so why not recreate an everyday makeup routine to embrace the new norm? Here is a quick makeup tutorial from Benefit’s Global Chief […]