Author: Colin Petch
Since opening its magnificent doors to the public in 2011, The Hepworth Wakefield has been at the forefront of supporting artists, as was its predecessor, The Wakefield Art Gallery.Read the full story..
If you’re like me, you might make the mistake of thinking that an outlet of Bill’s, occupying a prime position in your town or city centre, is the latest ‘same-ish’ offering from a faceless multinational hospitality conglomerate. You’d be wrong.Read the full story..
There are a number of (in)famous pub crawls to be enjoyed around our beautiful island.Read the full story..
Leeds Town Hall has seen its fair share of excitement since Cuthbert Brodrick first laid out his plans for the building in the 19th century.Read the full story..
It was pure imagination at Leeds Playhouse that allowed onlookers to observe as Billy Casper’s alter ego swooped and soared above the stage against an ingenious backdrop of a gigantic 1970s municipal climbing frame.Read the full story..
We’re incredibly lucky in Yorkshire to have a venue like the venerable Leeds Town Hall that attracts many of the world’s finest artists.Read the full story..
They don’t hide their light under a bushel in Harrogate. But then again, why would you when you’re about to host what has been described as “one of the UK’s best literary festivals”?Read the full story..
Since completion in 1858, Leeds Town Hall has played host to many influential and ground-breaking artists from across the globe.Read the full story..
The Leeds – as it’s commonly referred to – has come a long way since 1963 and former concert pianist Fanny Waterman’s vision of a piano competition in the heart of West Yorkshire.Read the full story..
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The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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