AN INSPECTOR CALLS STARTS THE NEW EXCITING SEASON

AN INSPECTOR CALLS STARTS THE NEW EXCITING SEASON

Stephen Daldry’s multi award winning production for the National Theatre of An Inspector Calls returns to the theatre from 29th January – l February after a sell out  London season and American tour. Daldry’s visionary, radical, challenging version of JB Priestley’s classic thriller has been described as the theatrical event of its generation. Hot on […]

HAVE A GREAT COFFEE BREAK

HAVE A GREAT COFFEE BREAK

The Otley Coffee Festival, to be held  on April 25, 2020, will celebrate coffee’s journey from bean to cup with a fascinating and fun-filled day focusing on all things coffee and beyond. The festival will feature more than 20 local, regional and national exhibitors, talks, tastings, competitions, music and children’s activities. It will operate on […]

A COMPELLING WINTER SEASON

A COMPELLING WINTER SEASON

Simmering tensions, madcap capers and a spooky ghost story make up Opera North’s compelling winter season which opens in Leeds this January before touring to theatres across the North of England. Opera North has long championed the work of Kurt Weill and the company’s first opera for 2020 is a new production of Street Scene, […]

THE THIRD DARE ART PRIZE

THE THIRD DARE ART PRIZE

Challenging artists and scientists to collaborate on new approaches to the creative process, the £15,000 DARE Art Prize awarded by the University of Leeds and Opera North is open for applications. Part of the groundbreaking DARE partnership between the University of Leeds and Opera North, in association with the National Science and Media Museum and […]

STAR WARS

STAR WARS

Looking for a different entertainment before Santa comes calling? Want to see something different from the usual Christmas themed films? Then why not go to Leeds Thorpe Park Odeon Luxe Dolby Cinema? A visit here is the best way to see the new Star Wars film- The Rise of Skywalker  which starts on the 19th […]

PREMIERE OF NEW WORK

PREMIERE OF NEW WORK

Award-winning young sitarist and composer Jasdeep Singh Degun will premiere Arya, his new concerto for sitar and orchestra, with the Orchestra of Opera North at Huddersfield Town Hall on 23 February 2020, before touring to Durham, Manchester and Birmingham in March. A rising star of Indian classical and contemporary music who has already written and […]

JOIN THE PARTY…

JOIN THE PARTY…

Infectious, dazzling, riotous, exuberant and spirited, the legacy of Jake and Elwood has been jump started for a new generation with an energy that’s impossible to resist. The Chicago Blues Brothers are on a mission to make your Christmas start on a festival roller-coaster that will have you clapping until your hands hurt, singing until […]

HAVE A BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS

HAVE A BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS

This time of year more than ever we are all on a quest to look our best with parties, balls, dinner dances and generally a packed social calendar. So we’ve put together a few new products that will help you along the way to looking your very best for the party season. Making your skin […]

LEEDS MINSTER TO HOST CHARITY CAROL SERVICE

LEEDS MINSTER TO HOST CHARITY CAROL SERVICE

On 12 December, the stunning Leeds Minster will host Breast Cancer Haven Yorkshire’s annual Carol Service, helping to raise vital funds for all those affected by breast cancer.   The line-up this year includes a roster of fantastic guests including: Soprano Bibi Heal, Amy Walsh and Laura Norton, who play Tracy Metcalfe and Kerry Wyatt […]

FOLLOW THE TRAIL OF BREADCRUMBS….

FOLLOW THE TRAIL OF BREADCRUMBS….

There’s magic and mayhem at Leeds Central Library this week, as a new festive show for all the family opens in Room 700. Local theatre company Wrongsemble will bring Hansel & Gretel to life in the library from 7 December, with live music, performed on a bespoke set built specially for the space. Wrongsemble have […]