PANTOMIME – ITS A DOG’S LIFE

PANTOMIME – ITS A DOG’S LIFE

A Young Kennel Club Crufts trophy winner has won a lead role in this year’s pantomime at York Theatre Royal. Zeus the Collie will make his stage debut alongside EastEnders star Nina Wadi, ‘Dame’ Robin Simpson and Raven star James Mackenzie in Jack and the Beanstalk, opening on December 8. Zeus, a six-year Border Collie from […]

THE WEDDING IS OFF BUT THE HONEYMOON IS ON!

THE WEDDING  IS OFF BUT THE HONEYMOON IS ON!

Allergic to pantomime and Christmas shows – then this is for you. I should be so lucky is the brand new musical from pop song writing legends Stock Aitken Waterman, featuring the iconic music of all your favourite artists Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan, Rick Astley, Mel & Kim, Bananarama and so many more – live […]

TIMELESS TALES AND MYTHICAL DRAGONS

TIMELESS TALES AND MYTHICAL DRAGONS

Classic storybooks filled with centuries of captivating fairy tales are being opened up this week as dragons land in Leeds for a spellbinding new exhibition. Visitors to Leeds Central Library are being invited to step inside the pages of antique works by iconic storytellers such as The Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen as the […]

THE ENORMOUS CROCODILE IS WAITING…..

THE ENORMOUS CROCODILE IS WAITING…..

This wildly exciting musical from the Roald Dahl Story Company, Leeds Playhouse and Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, which features a menagerie of puppets, toe-tapping tunes and mischievous audience interaction, premieres to brave young audiences in the Courtyard theatre at Leeds Playhouse from 2 December to 6 January before transferring to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre […]

WORLD PREMIER OF A MIXED BILL

WORLD PREMIER OF A MIXED BILL

Yorke Dance Project, the contemporary ballet company run by Yolande Yorke-Edgell, will give the world premiere of a new mixed bill, California Connections: Three Pioneering Women, at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds on Thursday 23 November before a UK tour in autumn 2023 and spring 2024. California Connections: Three Pioneering Women pays tribute […]

PHOENIX DANCE OFFER FREE PERFORMANCES IN THE THACKRAY MUSEUM THIS SATURDAY

PHOENIX DANCE OFFER FREE PERFORMANCES IN THE THACKRAY MUSEUM THIS SATURDAY

Phoenix Dance Theatre will perform special pop-up performances throughout the Thackray Museum of Medicine this Saturday, 11 November, as part of its inaugural Community Engagement Tour. People who live or work in the Harehills or Burmatofts areas of Leeds can enjoy these performances for free as the Thackray are extending their Harehills Monday offer to […]

YULE NOT WANT TO MISS OUT ON SANTAS SPECIALS

YULE NOT WANT TO MISS OUT ON SANTAS SPECIALS

  The NYMR is all hands on deck to host another period of festive fun as Santa and his team of elves will be returning for magical journeys aboard the famous Santa Express with the special services running the weekends of 25, 26 November and 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 & 24 December. […]

GET CREATIVE AT CASTLE HOWARD

GET CREATIVE AT CASTLE HOWARD

Chill out and get creative with a glass of bubbly at a Wreath Making Workshop. Spend a beautiful afternoon getting creative at Castle Howard and take home your own hand-crafted Christmas wreath. This practical workshop is led by Laura Newby from Belle Blooms Florists in York, and Castle Howard’s expert Christmas team. Enjoy Laura’s expert […]

BERWICKS CELEBRATIONS

BERWICKS CELEBRATIONS

 Berwick Kaler’s  is loving the fact his dame costumes are in pride of place at London’s incredible V&A museum! The legendary dame’s costume and boots are on display in the Theatre and Performance galleries until at least February 2024. Berwick, the UK’s longest-serving pantomime dame, returns to the Grand Opera House for this year’s panto […]

LA BAMBA! – AN EXPLOSIVE NEW MUSICAL

LA BAMBA! – AN EXPLOSIVE NEW MUSICAL

One Girl, One Dream, One Journey to Stardom La Bamba! is an explosive new musical starring Strictly Come Dancing Champion Pash Kovalev, The Wanted’s Siva Kaneswaran and rising star Ines Fernandez. The musical tells the heart warming story of Sofia, a small town girl from Los Angeles on her journey to stardom. Her dream of […]

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