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Long Division – It’s Great to be Back!

It was great that the Long Division festival had returned and I could discover more of the City of Wakefield and its music venues.  The Festival felt bigger this year and it was so nice to see it had attracted a wide spectrum of genres and age groups; although it was easy to spot the […] Leeds Living …



Leeds International Festival of Ideas – Living in a Future City: George Clarke

George Clarke’s work with Channel 4 has widened understanding of architecture, restoration, home design and the importance of social housing. His excitement about interacting with a live audience at this LIFI event, after months of zoom calls, was palpable. Leeds Corn Exchange was the ideal venue to host George Clarke. Cuthbert Broderick’s nineteenth century building […] Leeds Living …





Slam Dunk North Festival 2021

After what’s been a rocky road of having to cancel and then postpone the festival, FutureSoundsknew there were big expectations from Slam Dunk fanatics for this year’s event, and boy did they deliver the goods. Previously held in the City Centre of Leeds across various venues, Slam Dunk is “the UK’s biggest independent Rock Festival” […] Leeds Living …


HOLST: SAVITRI; AT THE BOAR’S HEAD

Leeds Opera Festival – NORTHERN OPERA GROUP – at Morley Town Hall on 28 August. Gustav Holst’s presence on concert hall programmes has been in sharp decline ever since the death of his indefatigable champion, daughter Imogen, in 1984. Nowadays, his reputation rests again where it began, over a hundred years ago, with nothing but […] Leeds Living …