Previews

Mother of The Revolution: The World Premiere – at Leeds Industrial Museum

Rehearsals are underway for the world premiere folk musical ‘Mother of the Revolution’. Based on an original concept and directed by archipelago art collective’s co-founder Beth Knight, Mother of the Revolution will unearth the untold story of Yorkshire legend and successful industrialist Betty Beecroft, alongside those of the working communities that followed her. The script […] 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 …


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 …


The House With Chicken Legs Cast Announced

Les Enfants Terribles and HOME Manchester present The House with Chicken Legs – at Leeds Playhouse. Written by Sophie Anderson and adapted by Oliver Lansley.   A cracking cast has been revealed for the premiere UK stage tour of The House with Chicken Legs – including two familiar faces to audiences at Leeds Playhouse.  Award-winning theatre company Les Enfants Terribles and HOME Manchester are bringing Sophie […] Leeds Living …


Northern Ballet Autumn 2023

Northern Ballet presents Federico Bonelli’s first season as Artistic Director 2023/24, connecting with people of all ages and backgrounds – from UK and world premieres created by new voices with fresh perspectives, to a classic repertoire revival. Federico Bonelli, Artistic Director of Northern Ballet: “I am thrilled to present my first season as Artistic Director […] 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 …


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 …



James Haskell – Sex, Tries & Videotape

The #1 podcaster with The Good, the Bad and the Rugby, author of Sunday Times Bestselling book “What A Flanker”, smash-hit follow up “Ruck me” and host of Amuse Douche is back on the road once again with his new stage show – “Sex, Tries and Videotape”. Taken from a conversation between Jules Boyle and […] Leeds Living …