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SPOILT YOURSELF!

SPOILT YOURSELF!

When you first walk into the impressive 18th century building that is Oulton Hall,the magnificent  black and white marbled hallway will take your breath away. Although the outside is rather  understated  when you go through the door  a place full of old world charm and glory is revealed. You have only to walk a short […]

SLOW DOWN TO SPEED UP

SLOW DOWN TO SPEED UP

As you start the hectic round of preparing for Christmas its perhaps time to take a little time out and put some time away for a treat for yourself. Ideally something that will help you slow down to speed up. Lush Spa in Leeds have just the thing with a new treatment Karma. It’s a […]

OH YES IT IS

OH YES IT IS

It’s that time of year again folks when men dress up as dames, women dress up as Prince Charming and goodness knows who dresses up as a cow or a horse. It’s time for pantomime – ‘oh no it isn’t, oh yes, it is!’ As the cast and crew of Aladdin the Rock ‘N’ Roll […]

REAL LIFE MERMAIDS

REAL LIFE MERMAIDS

Meet the fin-tastic Leeds mermaids making a splash as their home city bids to become the cultural capital of Europe. Professional performer Lucy Meredith and the spectacular Bramley Mermaids club took to the water at Bramley Baths this week, performing a brand new water dance routine and swimming in a captivating tail in the wake […]

THE WINDOWS OF LEEDS

THE WINDOWS OF LEEDS

With the MOBO Awards returning to Leeds later this month, commuters and visitors alike are being greeted with a special MOBO welcome to the city centre. The iconic two metre-high typographic ‘Windows of Leeds’ letters (which stand on the station’s south concourse) have had a MOBO make-over for the run up to the awards being […]

A FAMILY DAY OUT

A FAMILY DAY OUT

With faux fur coats wrapped tightly and woollen socks pulled high, the cast of The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, West Yorkshire Playhouse’s spectacular Christmas production, took a very special trip to Leeds’ Harewood House. The four war time evacuees, Peter (Michael Jean-Marain), Susan (Patricia Allison), Edmund (John Leader) and Lucy Pevensie (Cora Kirk), […]

BY GEORGE

BY GEORGE

It’s a mid-week evening in Leeds and the city’s restaurants are all very quiet except for one which is exceptionally busy. You only have to sample the food  here and its easy to understand why? George’s Great British Kitchen is  one of the city’s best – if not the very best eating houses opened over […]

I CAN’T GET THROUGH JUNE WITHOUT….

I CAN’T GET THROUGH JUNE WITHOUT….

Whether getting beach-ready or wanting to look your best for that special occasion, wedding, the races or summer party then the beauty counters are loaded with new and exciting products to help you on your way. MATCH YOUR MOOD Make your bath or shower a real treat with Jo Malone’s Exfoliating Shower Gel in three […]

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

Running for its sixth year, South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) will host its musically mesmerising Summer Solstice festival in collaboration with Opera North for the first time. To mark the longest day of the year, this year’s festival will take place in Leeds on Wednesday 21st June in the Howard Assembly Room at Opera North on […]

BEST FOOT FORWARD

BEST FOOT FORWARD

Suit Direct, a local retailer has teamed up with Emmaus Leeds, a charity that helps support those who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion. The formal wear specialists are encouraging both local businesses and residents to donate unwanted footwear to help people get back into work after a difficult time – or help them to […]