THE FRAGILE EDGE BY CHRISTINE HERBERT- ART EXHIBITION

THE FRAGILE EDGE BY CHRISTINE HERBERT- ART EXHIBITION

Opening night: Friday 07 August 7– 9pm 2015 South Square Gallery Bradford Presents Christine Herbert-The fragile Edge Christine Herbert produces large, dynamic, colourful paintings using layers of acrylic paint on canvas and linen which are dramatic and exciting when viewed from a distance but also repay closer viewing, where the complex and often delicate layering […]

LITTLE MIX ANNOUNCE UK TOUR – GET WEIRD MARCH 2016

LITTLE MIX ANNOUNCE UK TOUR – GET WEIRD MARCH 2016

The world’s biggest girl group are back at last! Little Mix have announced a major UK and Ireland arena tour for March 2016. The tour which begins Sunday 13th March in Cardiff includes a date The O2, London and culminates at Belfast Odyssey Arena on Thursday 31st March. Speaking of their previous sell out show at […]

LEEDS PARTNERSHIP SHORTLISTED FOR CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY AWARD

LEEDS PARTNERSHIP SHORTLISTED FOR CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY AWARD

Institute partners with University of Leeds’ Stanley & Audrey Burton Galler Working with artist Katrina Palmer and Leeds University’s Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, the Institute has been shortlisted for one of the country’s most valuable contemporary art awards. The proposal is one of just four in the UK in the running for the Contemporary […]

ANTHONY CARO’S ‘AURORA’ ON DISPLAY IN LEEDS

ANTHONY CARO’S ‘AURORA’ ON DISPLAY IN LEEDS

Anthony Caro, Blue Moon, 2013. Image courtesy of Barford Sculptures Limited. Photo John Hammond Caro in Yorkshire, the 2015 Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle exhibition British artist Anthony Caro (1924-2013) was a key figure of twentieth-century sculpture. An assistant to Henry Moore (1898-1986) between 1951 and 1953, Caro’s early sculptures and works on paper were predominantly figurative […]

THE ENDELLION STRING QUARTET CLOSES IT’S BEETHOVEN CYCLE

THE ENDELLION STRING QUARTET CLOSES IT’S BEETHOVEN CYCLE

The Endellion String Quartet closes its Beethoven Cycle at The Venue, Leeds College of Music Described as ‘arguably the finest quartet in Britain’ (New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians 2000), the Endellion String Quartet closes its Beethoven Cycle at The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Tuesday 28 July.  This year’s annual residency draws […]

JETHRO TULL ROCK OPERA TOUR HITS YORK BARBICAN

JETHRO TULL ROCK OPERA TOUR HITS YORK BARBICAN

Progressive Rock pioneer Ian Anderson recently announced 6 dates of a 2015 UK tour, titled ‘Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera’. The shows will take place in September. ‘Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera’ honours that 18th Century English agriculturalist after which the band was named back in 1968. The shows tell the story of […]

AGE OF GLAMOUR LOTHERTON HALL

AGE OF GLAMOUR LOTHERTON HALL

May 8 to December 31 2015 Age of Glamour – Fashions from the Fifties is the debut exhibition at Lotherton Hall’s brand new Fashion Galleries. The launch of Dior’s ‘New Look’, in 1947, saw a style emerge that completely captured the imagination of the nation. As the restrictions of the Second World War came to an […]

BRITISH ART SHOW 8 OPENING IN LEEDS

BRITISH ART SHOW 8 OPENING IN LEEDS

James Richards, Raking Light, 2014. Still from digital video with sound, 7 minutes 5 seconds. All images courtesy the artist and Cabinet, London Hayward Touring announces the selection of artists for British Art Show 8, opening in Leeds Art Gallery on 9 October 2015 and touring to Edinburgh, Norwich and Southampton. The British Art Show is widely recognised as […]

A TASTE OF THE PAST-LIFE IN VICTORIAN YORK

A TASTE OF THE PAST-LIFE IN VICTORIAN YORK

Saturday 18th July – Sunday 6th September  This summer meet the residents of York Castle Museum’s Victorian street and find out how rich and poor Victorians lived. Help them with their daily jobs and chores and find all the items on the shopping lists to discover what rich and poor Victorians liked to eat. Each […]

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