DANCE MEETS LEGEND

DANCE MEETS LEGEND

  After 21 years Riverdance, has joined the ever increasing number of musicals that has undergone a major regeneration. Riverdance’s  mix of music and Irish dance is still deeply embedded in Irish folk law, but this anniversary production now embraces a unique blend of other cultures that have moved it into an even more thrilling […]

LIVE AT LEEDS

LIVE AT LEEDS

We asked a group of some of Leeds music’s best and brightest to give their tips for Leeds acts you must not miss at this year’s Live at Leeds on 30th April. We’ve taken the must see lists from Hannah Johnson (DJ), Whiskas (Forward Russia, Senior Music Lecturer), Dan O’Dell (Hide & Seek Records), Nick […]

Young Player of the Year

Young Player of the Year

Leeds United midfielder Lewis Cook has been named The Football League Young Player of the Year at The Football League Awards 2016. Cook, who succeeds last year’s winner Dele Alli, received the award at the gala ceremony at Manchester Central on Sunday evening in front of over 600 guests from clubs, sponsors and the football […]

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 […]

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