Past Events

THE CRIME FICTION EVENT OF THE YEAR

THE CRIME FICTION EVENT OF THE YEAR

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival – the world’s largest and most prestigious celebration of crime fiction – has revealed its full programme bursting with unmissable talks and panel discussions featuring the hottest stars of crime fiction, curated by Festival Programming Chair Ian Rankin OBE. Tickets are available at https://harrogateinternationalfestivals.com/ Taking place from 22-25 July […]

DON’T MISS ZOG….

DON’T MISS ZOG….

The smash hit stage adaptation from Freckle Productions (the team behind Stick Man and Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales) is flying across the UK and roaring into Bradford on Friday and Saturday 16 & 17 July. At St George’s Hall, Bradford for four socially distanced performances, Zog promises to be bigger, brighter and more roar-some […]

A GLAMOROUS NIGHT….

A GLAMOROUS NIGHT….

 A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC – the latest collaboration by Leeds Playhouse and Opera North – reveal the glamorous lives of the hopelessly mismatched lovers in Stephen Sondheim’s witty and wonderful classic. A chance meeting sparks a game of romantic musical chairs over a weekend in the country as a colourful menagerie of couples find themselves […]

LEEDS GOES PURPLE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST LITTER

LEEDS GOES PURPLE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST LITTER

A community-led campaign which is taking positive action to tackle the scourge of littering in Leeds is aiming to turn Leeds into a sea of purple this Saturday. This follows the success of the Litter Free Leeds movement, which working closely in partnership with Leeds City Council, has seen volunteers, businesses and organisations join forces […]

THE SPECTACULAR LEEDS WATERFRONT FESTIVAL

THE SPECTACULAR LEEDS WATERFRONT FESTIVAL

The spectacular Leeds Waterfront Festival is set to make a triumphant return this weekend with its biggest ever series of events and activities. After last year’s event had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, organisers have been working hard to bring together a summer-long celebration this year which will showcase the best of the […]

A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK …..

A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK …..

Stephen Sondheim’s peerless music and lyrics are echoing around Leeds Playhouse as rehearsals get into full swing for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, the exciting new co-production between the Playhouse and Opera North. Featuring the classic song ‘Send in the Clowns’ and a cast that includes the legendary Dame Josephine Barstow, this new production is the latest […]

SWAN LAKE – A MODERN TAKE ON THE ICONIC CLASSIC

SWAN LAKE – A MODERN TAKE ON THE ICONIC CLASSIC

For the first time since March 2020 Northern Ballet is returning to Leeds Grand Theatre, with performances of Swan Lake from 17 – 26 June 2021. A modern take on the iconic classic with all the beauty for which Swan Lake is renowned, this adaptation is choreographed by David Nixon OBE and performed to Tchaikovsky’s […]

“OH ROMEO, ROMEO, WHEREFORE ART THOUS ROMEO?”

“OH ROMEO, ROMEO, WHEREFORE ART THOUS ROMEO?”

Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers get on their bikes … and cycle to York Theatre Royal as The HandleBards bring their take on Romeo and Juliet to the main stage on May 25 and 26. The show all began with three actors cooped up together during lockdown. Fuelled by cabin fever and with a bookshelf full of […]

ITS APRIL IN PARIS…..

ITS APRIL IN PARIS…..

John Godber’s touching and hilarious classic April in Paris will be stopping off at St George’s Hall, Bradford on Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 July 2021 as part of a national tour. Directed by Richard Lewis, the play goes right into the heart of one ordinary couple’s life as they go on both the journey […]

FROM THE OPEN AIR THEATRE WHERE THE STARS COME OUT AT NIGHT

FROM THE OPEN AIR THEATRE WHERE THE STARS COME OUT AT NIGHT

Planning where to visit and what to do as lockdown restrictions lift?  With many people looking forward to revisiting favourite UK destinations this year, the Yorkshire Coast is making sure that there are plenty of new things to experience in a place people know so well. New activities, events and experiences for 2021 – with […]

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