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Leeds Poetry Festival

Between July 19th and 25th, Leeds was treated to a week of poetry and spoken word, thanks to Leeds Poetry Festival. The Festival, which included open mic nights, performances by local poets and performers, and workshops, was hosted at venues across the City. I attended a couple of the events to get a feel for […] Leeds Living …


The Warehouse Re-launch is on its way

Leeds music lovers can expect to welcome artists from around the UK and further afield, as The Warehouse celebrates its major refurbishment. Live events will be added to the iconic space which has been home to club nights in the heart of the City for over 40 years. Live events until 10 p.m. will be […] Leeds Living …


In Conversation With Mina Kashmir

Back in July 2020, we spoke with Mina Kashmir, three months into setting up her food business in the midst of a global pandemic. Almost a year later we caught up again to see how she is getting on. We talked about the challenges, achievements and what’s next in the world of Cinnabon (delicious sweet […] Leeds Living …



Woodwork at The Woods – a new way to work

Many of us now have a new pattern of working, using our home spaces for at least part of the week. Before COVID, The Woods set up Woodwork in response to a more flexible working week. Woodwork offers multiple charging points, dedicated fibre optic broadband, and a relaxed yet professional environment, to provide a real […] Leeds Living …



Unlimited Theatre is to appoint a new Co-Artistic Director

There are changes afoot to the senior management at Unlimited Theatre, with the creation of a new Co-Artistic Director role. Applications are now open from UK-based artists who are interested in helping to lead this founder-led, non-profit organisation. Interestingly, the job description will accommodate the commitments and the hopes of whoever is appointed to this […] Leeds Living …


The Beehive, Thorner – Buzzing Again

Whether you’re a casual drinker or a serious diner, the new Chef and team at The Beehive is ready to welcome you through its doors once again. A new creative direction is being spearheaded by Alex Farolfi, the new Chef, who is enthusiastic about sourcing ingredients locally and around Yorkshire, including foraged food. His enthusiasm […] Leeds Living …


North Brewing Co – Overcoming The Challenges

It was very much a case of hope springs eternal when North Brewing Company moved into their new home last November, with no idea when they could welcome thirsty punters. Just a week before the country was first locked down in March last year, the lease had been signed for the thriving multi award-winning company […] Leeds Living …


Leeds Heritage Theatres

City Varieties Music Hall reopens its doors to audiences with a live performance on Monday 17 May, and there’s an exciting film programme in collaboration with sister venue Hyde Park Picture House. Judy & Liza will run for one socially distanced performance only on Thursday 20 May, alongside some of the best live and as-live […] Leeds Living …