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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 …


Casa Del Alma – Food and Music for The Soul

The lights are low the bar is filled with friendly faces and 2-4-1 cocktails are being served – then the spotlights are on the New Freedom Gospel Choir, a 7-piece set to awaken your soul! Casa Del Alma launches on Sunday 26 September and will take place on the last Sunday of every month. Open […] 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 …


SALT – Open on East Parade

SALT– An award-winning craft brewery and winner of SIBA UK’s Best Independent Craft Brewery taproom, has opened SALT Leeds, a New York-style concept. The venue, formerly known as Craft Asylum #2, has created a stylish beer and cocktail drinking destination just round the corner from Greek Street, where you can enjoy 8 different cocktails on […] Leeds Living …



Waitress – Coming to Leeds Grand Theatre

The smash-hit musical comedy Waitress is at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 September, brought to the stage by a ground-breaking female-led creative team. Jenna dreams of being happy some day as she expertly makes her pies and waits on tables – but life easily becomes complicated when a new doctor comes […] Leeds Living …


Mr Su’s Dumplings and Noodles

From the outside, Mr Su’s dumplings and noodles is an unassuming eatery. Even on the inside, the restaurant is not overly decorated, apart from the wall art which harks back to the restaurant’s Asian roots. My sister and I were on a walk around the City when we decided we needed some tasty fuel to […] Leeds Living …


Leeds Grand Youth Theatre – Sharing Lockdown Work

Leeds Grand Youth Theatre (LGYT) presented an evening of original writing, songs and choreography in a special, one-off Summer Sharing for friends and family on Saturday 31 July. This took the place of their usual summer musical. It was accompanied by three short behind-the-scenes films by film-maker Kerry Maule to document and celebrate everything LGYT […] Leeds Living …