FIERCE AND FABULOUS SHOWS COMING TO ST GEORGES HALL

FIERCE AND FABULOUS SHOWS COMING TO ST GEORGES HALL

This February  two fierce and fabulous shows are coming to St George’s Hall, Bradford; Alice in Wonderland – Drag Panto on Thursday 8 February and Queenz – The Show with Balls! on Wednesday 28 February. Adult Panto returns to St George’s Hall on Thursday 8 February for their 5th anniversary show – Alice in Wonderland. […]

THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE

THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE

Northern Ballet’s heart-warming children’s ballet Tortoise & the Hare will on an extensive UK tour from 12 February to the 29 May. The show will visit Leeds, Buxton, Aylesbury, Stoke, Goole, Barrow, Huddersfield, Crewe, Corby, Oxford, York, Durham, Harrogate, Newcastle, Doncaster, Hartlepool, Hull, Mansfield, Middlesbrough, Barnsley, Bridlington, Bradford, Berwick and finally Edinburgh. Tortoise & the […]

BOOK EARLY FOR NEXT CHRISTMAS

BOOK EARLY FOR NEXT CHRISTMAS

This hit production, following a UK tour and 6-month run in the West End, will return to Leeds as next year’s festive stage production from Mon 18 Nov 2024 – Sat 25 Jan 2025. James Brining, Artistic Director of Leeds Playhouse, said: “This is an outstanding achievement for the Playhouse and a credit to everyone […]

CRAFTHOUSE – THE ULTIMATE PLACE FOR A ROMANTIC DATE NIGHT

CRAFTHOUSE – THE ULTIMATE PLACE FOR A ROMANTIC DATE NIGHT

High above the twinkling light of the city Crafthouse and Angelica are the epitome of what makes a stunning romantic restaurant location. For well over 10 years these two venues on the 5th and 6th floors respectively of The Trinity Centre have been the hottest ticket in town – and its easy to understand why. […]

LAWRENCE BATLEY’S NEW SPRING SEASON ANNOUNCED

LAWRENCE BATLEY’S NEW SPRING SEASON ANNOUNCED

Lawrence Batley has announced  its full spring season featuring a brand-new co-commission, the return of an internationally acclaimed dance company and the bravest, boldest shows from Northern theatre makers. Commissioned by ThickSkin and Lawrence Batley Theatre, Peak Stuff (Tue 20 February) is the new play from the award-winning duo, following up from their partnership on […]

A SONG FOR ELLA GRAY

A SONG FOR ELLA GRAY

Award-winning Pilot Theatre – in association with York Theatre Royal and Northern Stage – bring A Song for Ella Grey, Zoe Cooper’s new adaptation of David Almond’s award-winning novel contemporary retelling of the Orpheus myth, to York Theatre Royal from 20-24 February 2024. Claire and her best friend, Ella Grey, are ordinary kids from ordinary […]

LOVE AND BLUNDER – VIKING STYLE VALENTINE’S DAY

LOVE AND BLUNDER – VIKING STYLE VALENTINE’S DAY

A quiet table for two with soft music playing in the background whilst you enjoy an intimate evening with a loved one?  It isn’t everyone’s idea of a good Valentine’s Day night out – but JORVIK Viking Festival is coming to the rescue with an evening of hearty food, flagons of mead and positively raucous […]

THE POWER OF PERSUASION EXHIBITION

THE POWER OF PERSUASION EXHIBITION

Suspect sales tactics employed by crafty companies through history will be exposed in a new exhibition exploring the evolution of advertising. The Power of Persuasion will cast a critical eye over the spurious claims made by firms of the past, which occasionally landed them in hot water and helped set the strict standards for advertising […]

THE STORY OF THE MAKINGS OF A CLASSIC

THE STORY OF THE MAKINGS OF A CLASSIC

Northern Ballet’s hit production of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ has survived fire, flood and the changing fashions of more than three decades. Ahead of the ballet’s much-anticipated revival in March 2024, an exhibition at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, brings together drawings, props, costumes and photographs from the company’s archive to tell […]

VINTAGE MAGIC LANTERN SLIDES THAT INSPIRED FAIRY TALES

VINTAGE MAGIC LANTERN SLIDES THAT INSPIRED FAIRY TALES

A beautiful collection of vintage magic lantern slides has been shedding new light on scenes from some of history’s most iconic stories. The beautiful, coloured glass slides date from around 1906, and feature moments from classic tales including Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and Aladdin. Each of the delicate slides, on display at Leeds Central […]

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