Author: Adam Jacot de Boinod
With a reputation for showcasing some of the UK’s best new musical talent and a whole host of other established bands, all against the backdrop of one of the North’s most dynamic and exciting cities, Live at Leeds has been entertaining festival-goers since 2007.Read the full story..
I hadn’t realised that Madeira is best known as the birthplace of the footballer Christian Ronaldo, nor that he was named after Ronald Reagan, his father’s favourite actor.Read the full story..
It may be more than 35-years-old but the sight of a young Richard Gere in an all-white naval officer’s uniform remains an iconic image and one, if we’re being honest, that still gets hearts-a-racing.Read the full story..
If you’re on your way to The Lowry expecting a revival of the karaoke classic My Heart Will Go On and a 21st century recreation of James Cameron’s tragic love story, you’re in for a surprise.Read the full story..
Although I’ve spent a year travelling around Spain and am a self-confessed lover of all things Spanish, I’d never heard of calçots let alone the Catalonian festival celebrating their existence.Read the full story..
Making its debut at Leeds Grand Theatre, Northern Ballet’s Jane Eyre cements the company as one of the country’s brightest artistic talents.Read the full story..
Visceral yet moving, The Replacement Child is a production that – literally in certain places – screams authenticity.Read the full story..
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Thought for the Day: “It's so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” - John Steinbeck
We just discovered a local chippy that delivers. It is gloriously Northern - dishes include spam fritters, black pudding, Carrs pasties, chips/cheese/gravy (a single dish, that one), pineapple ring, rag pudding, chip muffin and, um, battered Mars Bar. What a time to be alive.