BAKE OFF WINNER IN TOWN

BAKE OFF WINNER IN TOWN

  Nadiya Hussain, who baked her way tovictory in the 2015 Great British Bake Off, will be hosting her first cooking demonstration in Leeds, in the Merrion Centre on the 10th December. Nadiya, who lived with her husband and three children in Leeds until recently, will be tantalising taste buds by teaching shoppers how to […]

A BOOK TO DELIGHT HARRY POTTER FANS

A BOOK TO DELIGHT HARRY POTTER FANS

Dr Who & Harry Potter fans will certainly want to go to an event taking place on 2nd December Blackwell’s Bookshop in Woodhouse Lane, Leeds. The shop will be hosting an event with the actor Simon Fisher-Becker, best known for his roles as Dorium Moldavar in Doctor Who and the Fat Friar in Harry Potter […]

GARY BARLOW TAKES LEEDS BY SURPRISE

GARY BARLOW TAKES LEEDS BY SURPRISE

Take That star Gary Barlow gave Leeds a rare treat last night  when he took to the stage for the curtain call of his new musical The Girls which is currently having its world premier at Leeds Grand Theatre until December 12th. Barlow, with his childhood friend Tim Firth – the writer of both the […]

FAMILY FAVOURITES

FAMILY FAVOURITES

Delight your family this Christmas with a double-bill of classic musical stories for children: The Snowman and Paddington Bear’s First Concert, accompanied by a live orchestra at Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 20 December. Accompanied by the Orchestra of Opera North, the enchanted animated film The Snowman will be shown on a giant screen with […]

PUTTIN ON THE GLITZ

PUTTIN ON THE GLITZ

It’s stylish, sophisticated and its tables are fast becoming the most wanted reservations in Leeds. Stockdales of Yorkshire – and being a Yorkshire lass I love that inclusion in the name – has brought a touch of glamour and old style sophistication to the dining out experience in Leeds. The ambience of this restaurant situated […]

HAIRSPRAY HITS TOWN

HAIRSPRAY HITS TOWN

Hairspray is a glitzy musical with a message tackling both racial integration and body image. Set in Baltimore in the 60’s the story centres around Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair who sets out and follows her dream. Along the way she becomes a celebrity on a TV programme, is crowned Miss Hairspray, […]

BEAUTY SOLUTIONS

BEAUTY SOLUTIONS

As we approach the dark, cold days of mid-winter, Gareth Vance, Senior Creative Director at Sassoon Leeds tells you how to look good with styles that looks cool, pared back and have effortless shine. PREPARE: Add softness, shine and strength 1. Good hair starts with good nutrition – Vidal Sassoon believed in the importance of […]

YOU CAN’T STOP THE BEAT

YOU CAN’T STOP THE BEAT

It’s Baltimore 1962, where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link […]

A CLASSICAL NIGHT OUT

  Celebrated young soprano Kate Royal is joined by Leeds Lieder’s Director, pianist Joseph Middleton, for Komm, Trost der Welt, a thoughtfully selected recital of lieder and songs by Robert and Clara Schumann, Gustav Mahler and Samuel Barber in the Howard Assembly Room on Saturday 7 November. The latest in Leeds Lieder’s collaborations with Opera […]

TWICE NIGHTLY AT THE CITY VARIETIES

TWICE NIGHTLY AT THE CITY VARIETIES

  Leeds is a city rich in entertainment; its roots may well be in textiles and industry but the people that worked hard to build it always enjoyed a good time, and to this end the city has been home to many theatres and cinemas, so it is perhaps fitting that a show about the […]

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