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(The Fall of) The Master Builder at West Yorkshire Playhouse Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire Full Cast Announced for Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends The Musical
 
(The Fall of) The Master Builder at West Yorkshire Playhouse

(The Fall of) The Master Builder at West Yorkshire Playhouse

    So…… in discussing Ibsen’s play ‘The Master Builder’ with actor Reece Dinsdale, West Yorkshire Playhouse Artistic Director, James Brining, posed the question – ‘What If?’ They decided to take a strand from Ibsen’s play and run with it. I did wonder why – why fiddle with a good play, let’s just see ‘The […]

(The Fall of) The Master Builder at West Yorkshire Playhouse
Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire

Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire

  A new photography exhibition, ‘Resurrecting Ancient Egypt’, opens at Cannon Hall, Barnsley this month, featuring images by Jennifer Robertson and Lynne Fletcher of Kyte Photography. The Kyte Photography team worked with world-renowned Egyptologist, Prof Joann Fletcher, to  resurrect Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire with a collection of photographs taken across the county inspired by Ancient […]

Photography Exhibition Shows Ancient Egyptian Influence in Yorkshire
Full Cast Announced for Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends The Musical

Full Cast Announced for Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends The Musical

  Fat Friends The Musical premieres at Leeds Grand Theatre this November and the first image of the full cast has been unveiled. Joining the previously announced cast, Natasha Hamilton (Atomic Kitten) will take on the role of Julia, Kevin Kennedy (Coronation Street) stars as Fergus, Yorkshire’s own Rachael Wooding (We Will Rock You) appears […]

Full Cast Announced for Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends The Musical
Life is a Cabaret at Leeds Grand Theatre

Life is a Cabaret at Leeds Grand Theatre

19 October 2017

  For one week only, Leeds Grand Theatre will play host to Olivier-Award-winning musical, Cabaret, from Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th October 2017.   Produced by Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, Cabaret will star internationally renowned singer/songwriter Will Young, who reprises his Olivier Award-nominated performance as the enigmatic Emcee, musician and presenter Louise […]

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Northern Antiques Fair Has a Facelift

Northern Antiques Fair Has a Facelift

18 October 2017

  The Northern Antiques Fair (formerly Harrogate Art & Antique Fair), is under new management and has reverted back to its original name, which dates back to 1951.   Held in association with BADA, the fair has undergone a facelift and is set to become the leading Autumn fair in Harrogate. The fair brings together furniture, […]

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Step Back in Time at the Sue Ryder Wheatfields Vintage Fair

Step Back in Time at the Sue Ryder Wheatfields Vintage Fair

18 October 2017

    The Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice Vintage Fair is back! The fair will be held at St Chad’s Parish Centre in Far Headingley on Saturday 21st October, 10am – 4pm. The Vintage Fair will bring in all kinds of stalls selling, clothes, jewellery, books, toys, vinyl and so much more. Visitors will have the […]

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Leeds Art Gallery Re-Opens

Leeds Art Gallery Re-Opens

18 October 2017

  Leeds Art Gallery re-opened on 13th October, having undergone essential repairs to the original roof and the historic Victorian building. It will feature a re-presentation of the collection across the gallery that looks back over 130 years to showcase highlights from the nationally designated collection. The re-opening is marked with a major ARTIST ROOMS […]

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Natural Food Store: Ten Years as a Co-operative Owned by the Community!

Natural Food Store: Ten Years as a Co-operative Owned by the Community!

18 October 2017

  This month, the Natural Food Store on North Lane in Headingley, is celebrating ten years as a community owned co-operative. When, after 23 years, former owners Chris and Sue Sharratt wanted to retire, customers and the community worried that another independent store was about to disappear from Headingley. Together they raised the money to […]

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A Wind of Change – A Community Theatre Project in Meanwood

A Wind of Change – A Community Theatre Project in Meanwood

18 October 2017

    Presented by Common Chorus Theatre and InterACT Church and Community Partnership, ‘A Wind of Change’ is a special community theatre project being created for and by residents, workers and regular visitors to Meanwood. If you would like to take part, just sign up – it’s absolutely free! There will be four different groups, […]

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Upcoming Shows at Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Upcoming Shows at Northern School of Contemporary Dance

17 October 2017

      Artist and Choreographer Holly Blakey dives into the hyper-sexualised language of the music video to address ideas of connectivity, gender and class in Some Greater Class  Dancers writhe and contract in a modern day Garden of Eden, navigating the complexities of voyeurism and pleasure whilst laying bare the subtle and not-so-subtle dynamics of contemporary pop culture. Created in collaboration with […]

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Leeds Beckett Students to Support School Children in Leeds

Leeds Beckett Students to Support School Children in Leeds

17 October 2017

  A new partnership to boost the potential of school children in Leeds has been launched between the Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University and the Ujima education centre, which provides English and Maths support for primary and secondary Afro-Caribbean children via the Mandela Centre on Chapeltown Road. The new partnership sees trainee […]

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Kneehigh Return to WYP with The Tin Drum

Kneehigh Return to WYP with The Tin Drum

17 October 2017

  Acclaimed theatre company Kneehigh make an epic return to Leeds this week with a new adaptation of The Tin Drum. Günter Grass’ surreal seminal 20th Century novel is brought to thrilling life in a visually dazzling, dark and daringly provocative production playing at West Yorkshire Playhouse from 17 – 28 October. On Oskar’s third […]

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Levi Solicitors Support St Gemma’s in Jail & Bail

Levi Solicitors Support St Gemma’s in Jail & Bail

16 October 2017

  Steven Newdall, Managing Partner of Levi Solicitors LLP, recently took part in Jail and Bail 2017 in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice. On 13th October, volunteers from West Yorkshire Police ‘arrested’ Steven for breaking laws against hoarding in his office. His secretary, who recently tidied his office, found copies of 20 year old magazines, […]

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