The Hepworth Wakefield 2019/2020 Exhibitions Programme

The Hepworth Wakefield is celebrating its eighth birthday this week - and since opening its magnificent doors to the public in 2011 as one of the UK’s most important art spaces, it has been at the forefront of supporting artists, as was the facility’s predecessor – The Wakefield Art Gallery. It’s been some time since … Continue reading The Hepworth Wakefield 2019/2020 Exhibitions Programme

The Highly Anticipated Relaunch of Bill’s Restaurant – Leeds

Like me, you could make the mistake of thinking that the ‘Bill’s Restaurant’ that is very likely occupying a prime position in your town or city centre, is just the latest ‘same-ish’ offering from a faceless multinational hospitality conglomerate. You’d be very wrong. It is true that the brand currently has over 100 restaurants across … Continue reading The Highly Anticipated Relaunch of Bill’s Restaurant – Leeds

Written in Fire – Vessel and Rakhi Singh

https://youtu.be/TVhvHKF1F4k Before adopted Mancunian Rakhi Singh, along with accomplished producer Sebastian Gainsborough, AKA ‘Vessel’, bring their eagerly anticipated ‘Written in Fire’ work to the Royal Northern College of Music on May 7th, devotees of the pair should already have booked their ticket for the ground-breaking premier of this sophisticated composition, which is set to take … Continue reading Written in Fire – Vessel and Rakhi Singh

Review: Manchester Collective. Black Angels. Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town hall has seen its fair share of excitement since Cuthbert Broderick first laid out his plans for the building in the 19th century. Although much of the building labour was lost to the Crimean War, the city’s majestic centrepiece was finally opened by Queen Victoria in 1858 - and since then, thousands of … Continue reading Review: Manchester Collective. Black Angels. Leeds Town Hall

An Otley Run – A Verse Novella. Joe Williams

There are a number of famous (or infamous) pub crawls to be enjoyed around our beautiful island. Here in the north, we can even jump on a train and venture from Yorkshire into Lancashire, (or the other way around – if you prefer) on the Transpennine Real Ale Trail. If you’re a Cambridge undergraduate with … Continue reading An Otley Run – A Verse Novella. Joe Williams

Review: Kes. Leeds Playhouse

It was pure imagination at Leeds Playhouse tonight that allowed onlookers to observe as Billy Casper’s alter-ego swooped and soared above a stage, the ingenious backdrop of which, was a gigantic 1970’s municipal climbing frame. With Lucas Button (Billy) and Jack Lord (Various roles) who’s pedigrees both include War Horse at the National Theatre, the … Continue reading Review: Kes. Leeds Playhouse