People & Places

In Conversation With Carrieanne Vivianette, Producer and Director at Leeds CVIVArts Theatre

Our writer Fe spoke to Carrieanne about CVIVArts’ latest production ‘What Are You Hungry For? and the research and development activities which led to it. The project and the resulting performance deal with concepts related to mental health, accentuated the more so with World Mental Health Day on 10 October. How the project’s title came […] Leeds Living …


Balbir Singh Dance Company – Reconnecting Those in Care Homes With The Community

In June 2021, Balbir Singh Dance Company – BSDC – launched ‘Down Memory Lane’, engaging residents and staff from six of Leeds’ care homes through dance and film to address the isolation caused by the pandemic.  Funded by Leeds Inspired, the project engaged residents and staff of six Leeds care homes including the MHA Gledhow […] Leeds Living …



Overcoming Fear

Clinical hypnotherapist Abi Fenton offers helpful tips towards healing your mind for life. Abi became housebound as she suffered a mental breakdown. Hypnotherapy helped her to change her mindset for life, and she is now sharing the techniques she learned and the tips she was given. She left her teaching job to become an holistic […] 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 …



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 …


PANIC!

PANIC! Steering Group announced and first open call for bursaries. ‘PANIC! – Promoting an Artists’ Network in the Crisis’ today (February 22, 2021) announced its steering group and its first open call for bursaries of £1,000 and £5,000 for artists in the Leeds City Region. The aim of PANIC! is to create an artists’ network […] Leeds Living …