Author: Colin Petch
Review: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff, The Young‘uns with Jack Rutter, Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne
If you’re not already a big fan of The Young’uns’ and their authentic, primarily a capella folk music, then I’d recommend that you add them to your playlist without further delay.Read the full story..
If you live in Harrogate and fancy a paddle in the sea, you have a bit of a trek.Read the full story..
Until recently I didn’t know much about Edith Piaf other than her song Non, je ne regrette rien, which has always been a go-to for anyone sticking their chin out to the world.Read the full story..
We are beginning to emerge from our 15-month hibernation. For many of us, our priority is being able to access the arts in a physical way, close up and in-person, as opposed to a screen.Read the full story..
It was the culmination of four days of exquisite musical offerings from this year’s Leeds Lieder Festival, with festival director Joseph Middleton joined on stage by soprano Carolyn Sampson and baritone Roderick Williams.Read the full story..
There are plenty of diverse cultural offerings emanating from LS1 this coming summer.Read the full story..
Thankfully, there does seem to be one vital element of life that this blasted COVID-19 can’t completely disrupt and that’s books and all things bookish.Read the full story..
Since the recent multi-million pound transformation of Leeds Playhouse, there are a myriad of outstanding features and facilities ready to greet theatregoers at the iconic Quarry Hill site.Read the full story..
Many of us look forward to the end of the year. It’s a chance to stop, reflect, perhaps refocus our energies and hopefully look forward to what lies ahead.Read the full story..
I’m definitely not a 21st century incarnation of Ebenezer Scrooge (I’ve checked this with my kids) but I do get more than a bit anxious as November clicks into December and numerous Christmas Markets have been and gone and mince pies are BOGOFF in the shops.Read the full story..
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