Articles relating to: Leeds
This is a bit of a nostalgic trip for me. In the late 70s I studied Fine Art at Leeds Polytechnic when art schools were still the ‘sandboxes of the disaffected’.Read the full story..
Every time I pull into Leeds Station I look out for the three Italian towers. Over the years they have become increasingly hard to spot among the plain, anonymous new-builds along the Leeds Liverpool Canal, and I suspect they will be lost forever one day.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..
With her shock of blonde hair, studded leather outfits, huge smile and time-honoured rock poses, Jackie Chambers is known as the lead guitarist with all-female heavy metal band Girlschool, as well as for her latest project, Yorkshire-based rockers Syteria.Read the full story..
“I don’t hanker for being chased round the Arndale Centre by Norwegian schoolgirls anymore.” Nik Kershaw talks to Northern Soul
Nik Kershaw was everywhere in the 1980s.Read the full story..
There are a number of (in)famous pub crawls to be enjoyed around our beautiful island.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..
After spending three months up North while our street food business Slap & Pickle was trading at Leeds’ Trinity Kitchen, we were understandably devastated to be heading back down the A1.Read the full story..
My first encounter with A Christmas Carol featured a load of Muppets, witnessed by my primary school self on the screen of the communal telly-on-wheels rolled out for the end-of-term film.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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Sanditon: 8 hours we will never get back. If we wanted to see a love story that disappointing, we'd go back out with our ex-boyfriend.
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