RIVERDANCE

RIVERDANCE

Marking the show’s 21st birthday Riverdance opens at Leeds Grand Theatre next week The cast for this tour will feature, for the first time, dancers who were actually born in the same year that the show first opened; 1995 at the Point Theatre in Dublin. This is a chance for UK audiences to reconnect with […]

NEW DAWN FADES

NEW DAWN FADES

New Dawn Fades is the story of four lads who, inspired by the punk revolution, came together to form Joy Division. This unique production places the band within the context of Manchester’s history, setting the scene for a fascinating look at the Joy Division story. The legendary Anthony H Wilson – co-founder of Factory Records […]

A GRAND PRODUCTION

A GRAND PRODUCTION

Plays are few and far between at The Grand Theatre these days. So the prospect of a drama and by our own Alan Bennett was something to savour. Single Spies was first performed in 1988 and consists of two plays – one, an Englishman Abroad, based on Coral Browne’s encounter with Guy Burgess in Moscow […]

JOBS FOR SEACROFT COMMUNITY

JOBS FOR SEACROFT COMMUNITY

A Leeds based franchise owner is bringing jobs and much needed services to Stanks Parade in Seacroft by incorporating a Post Office in his store, thanks to a five figure funding package from Yorkshire Bank. Manish Patel is launching the Post Office branch in the One Stop convenience store at 14-16 Stanks Parade. The addition […]

LIVE AT LEEDS

LIVE AT LEEDS

Celebrating 10 years of breaking the latest and greatest new acts, Live At Leeds 2016 will have over 200 artists playing across the city in what is now becoming the UK’s must go to metropolitan festival. Today Live at Leeds can announce a special, free to all music stage and food area for the festival […]

SPARK SOMETHING GOOD

SPARK SOMETHING GOOD

M&S stores across Leeds and Bradford area are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good by joining around 100 M&S employees in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of local communities. Spark Something Good will see 24 projects take place across 24 […]

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR

Nikolai Gogol’s classic comedy THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR is presented at West Yorkshire Playhouse from 20- 30 April. The production is part of Ramps On The Moon, a collaborative network of seven theatres including West Yorkshire Playhouse, which is dedicated to increasing opportunities for disabled people. Using creatively integrated Audio Description, Captioning and British Sign Language, THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR is made fully […]

KES

KES

In May and June West Yorkshire Playhouse presents a new production of KES which opens in the Courtyard Theatre and then tours to community venues across Leeds. Adapted from A KESTREL FOR A KNAVE by Yorkshire author Barry Hines, this innovative staging of his 1968 novel comes as the literary world mourns the loss of […]

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

The excitement of this new production has been mounting for months especially to those generations who can recall the iconic Hepburn film. I for one was swept away by the whole glamour and glitz of the film to the point that I dressed my hair in a French pleat, had a snazzy black dress – […]

LEEDS INDIE FOOD FESTIVAL

LEEDS INDIE FOOD FESTIVAL

  Leeds’ vibrant independent scene is set unite once again for a mouth-watering celebration of food and drink, marking the return of the city’s unique Leeds Indie Food festival from 12th to 30th May 2016. Last year’s event was the first of its kind in the country, and organisers are planning even more foodie fun […]

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