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I CAN’T GET THROUGH APRIL WITHOUT

I CAN’T GET THROUGH APRIL WITHOUT

  April is a month when we take stock of our beauty needs for the spring and summer. Months of damage by central heating and icy blasts will have taken its toll on the skin whilst we need to lift our mood with a glimpse of the new colours for spring. So we’ve chosen some […]

FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

The new musical, based on the iconic story by L. Frank Baum, is coming to the Alhambra Theatre, as part of a UK and Ireland tour, and following a celebrated run at the world-famous London Palladium. The Wizard of Oz will star RuPaul’s Drag Race UK winner and Dancing on Ice finalist, The Vivienne who […]

THE RESTAURANT WHERE EVERYTHING IS…….

THE RESTAURANT WHERE EVERYTHING IS…….

If you haven’t dined at the Pizza Express in the Arena Quarter, Leeds then its time that you did. Pizza Express has come a long way over the years since it first opened in London in 1965. There is no better example than the Pizza Express in the Arena Quarter that equals any of the […]

HOLLYWOOD GLITZ, GLAMOUR AND NOSTALGIA

HOLLYWOOD GLITZ, GLAMOUR AND NOSTALGIA

As a young child I remember on wet Sunday afternoons watching the black and white Hollywood musicals of the 30’s with my gran. I was always totally blown away by the sheer magic of it all – a magic that has been retained in the stage production of 42nd Street. Starting life as a novel […]

IT’S BIG, IT’S BLUE AND IT’S IN BLACKPOOL

IT’S BIG, IT’S BLUE AND IT’S IN BLACKPOOL

Sipping a glass of cold Chardonay in the smart and sophisticated surroundings of The Big Blue Hotel bar it’s difficult to imagine that I am only yards away from Blackpool’s award winning Pleasure Beach, globally recognised as one of the world’s leading theme parks. The Big Blue Hotel provides the perfect hotel for just any […]

A HIDDEN HORTICULTURAL GEM

A HIDDEN HORTICULTURAL GEM

It’s a hidden horticultural gem where generations of gardeners have cultivated exotic fruits and blooms for more than 230 years. Centuries ago the hothouse, tucked away at the top of Temple Newsam’s Walled Garden, was used to ripen pineapples and grow colourful flowers for the aristocrats who lived at Temple Newsam House. Now a new […]

DITCH THE SOCKS AND GIVE SOMETHING OUT OF THIS WORLD

DITCH THE SOCKS AND GIVE SOMETHING OUT OF THIS WORLD

Fathers Day is about making sure father figures understand how much they mean to us and saying thanks for all their patience and understanding during the year. So whether you are buying for your dad, dad-in-law, grandpops or just someone whom you feel deserves it, why not ditch the socks and give them something really […]

ITS BEGINNING TO FEEL A BIT LIKE CHRISTMAS ….

ITS BEGINNING TO FEEL A BIT LIKE CHRISTMAS ….

Saturday 10 December, 11.30am & 1.30pm The Nutcracker Join a 13-piece ensemble of players from the Orchestra of Opera North at this relaxed concert for young children and their families. Seating is unreserved on mats and cushions and moving around and responding naturally to the music is actively encouraged! Introduced by a friendly conductor, The […]

NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY IS STOKING UP

NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY IS STOKING UP

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway  has confirmed that next month’s Annual Steam Gala will feature a full steam locomotive programme, as steam  has returned to the popular heritage railway  following recent fire restrictions. A line-up of over a dozen incredible locomotives will make their appearance at the NYMR Annual Steam Gala, which runs from 22nd […]

HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN

HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN

Dust off those dancing shoes – after two long years, cinema’s biggest music event is back! Maestro André Rieu will present his brand-new summer concert, Happy Days Are Here Again, against the backdrop of the stunning Vrijthof Square in his beloved hometown of Maastricht. Presented by Piece of Magic Entertainment, Happy Days Are Here Again […]

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