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Elliott Hudson College: A Collaboration With The British Library

In an exciting collaboration between Elliott Hudson College and the prestigious British Library, a group of students has spearheaded an innovative project, culminating in the creation of an animated film “Myths & Legends: A South Leeds Odyssey.” The project marked the British Library’s first co-creation venture with students from Elliott Hudson College, aiming to represent […] Leeds Living …


Lydia May at Royal Park Cellars on 9 December

Lydia May has announced the final headline show of 2023 after the success of her recent single ‘Life Saver’. Lydia May is set to rock the stage and fuel audiences with a sense of self-love and vibrant energy, creating an unforgettable experience that marks the culmination of a remarkable year. The night will be a […] Leeds Living …



Westerman at The Brudenell on 17 October

A wash of blue and purple lights across the stage adds their colours to a range of different microphones, instruments and pieces of kit placed in readiness. At first, it’s quiet. More people enter the room, heading through an archway to the bar. Plastic pint glasses in hand, a crowd begins to form, sitting and […] Leeds Living …


Karma Dance: Mind The Dance, a Triple Bill – at The Carriageworks Theatre on 6 October

Karma Dance invites you to embark on an extraordinary journey of artistic exploration with “MIND THE DANCE.” This captivating triple bill delves deep into themes of individuality, multiculturalism, and the eloquent language of silence.* Here’s what you can expect: HOMO “HOme to my MOther”: A poignant and auto-ethnographical experience that courageously navigates the terrain of mental […] Leeds Living …


Ambiente’s New Seasonal Specials

Ambiente Tapas, an independent tapas restaurant and sherry bar in The Calls is celebrating local produce with their new range of seasonal specials. Ambiente now works with local producers to highlight seasonal ingredients and local produce through their range of seasonal special dishes. These include a Heritage Tomato Salad and their perennial favourites, Padron Peppers, sourced from local chilli […] Leeds Living …


Northern Ballet’s Expressions – 10 Year Anniversary

Expressions, Northern Ballet’s festival of inclusive dance, will this year include the premiere of a new digital work with Ability group dancers, directed and choreographed by Ben Wright. Every Little Thing is a Change is a dance film featuring Northern Ballet dancers alongside dancers from Ability, a course for adults with additional learning support needs. […] Leeds Living …


Opera North: The Pearl Fishers at Leeds Grand Theatre

Like Mozart and Schubert before him, Georges Bizet did not see out his thirties. Unlike them, his published output, from first to last, consisted of works destined solely for the theatre. Carmen, the world’s most-performed opera, would be Bizet’s last triumph. The Pearl Fishers, given here in director Matthew Eberhardt‘s new realisation for Opera North, […] Leeds Living …


J W Francis is at Hyde Park Book Club on 10 May

New York’s self-styled ‘lofi jangle dream slacker bedroom pop’ artist JW FRANCIS is back in the UK for a series of headline shows, as part of a wider European tour. “an album that’s a total delight” The Sunday Times“a catchy and cosy indie offering” The Evening Standard“New York lo-fi fave gets his Valentine’s heart on” UNCUT“Like finding a […] Leeds Living …