Previews

Leeds Heritage Theatres

City Varieties Music Hall reopens its doors to audiences with a live performance on Monday 17 May, and there’s an exciting film programme in collaboration with sister venue Hyde Park Picture House. Judy & Liza will run for one socially distanced performance only on Thursday 20 May, alongside some of the best live and as-live […] Leeds Living …


Breaking The Mould – an Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition

The Exhibition, which explores the work of fifty female sculptors over seventy years, visits Longside Gallery at Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 29 May until 5 September. Breaking the Mould ‘provides a radical recalibration, addressing the many accounts of British sculpture that have marginalised women or airbrushed their work out of the art historical canon altogether.’ […] 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 …


Mogwai – As The Love Continues

Mogwai’s new album is released Friday 19 February 2021. If you want to learn the extent to which powerfully evocative music can move you, to the point that you’re willingly spellbound by it for one hour and one minute, then buy this record and escape into its beautifully vast soundscape. Mogwai are Stuart Braithwaite (guitar/vocals), […] Leeds Living …


Lara, A Piano At Night

The last year has changed the ways we interact with people, places and time. Night time for some has taken on new significance; walking at night, working at night or maybe just reflecting. What better time, then, to release a recording that was imagined, recorded and, perhaps, should be enjoyed at night? Lara, A Piano […] Leeds Living …


Burn Bright’s Better in Person

This digitally commissioned anthology returns via Zoom on 14 December at 8 p.m. in a northern-centric instalment. Five talented women writers capture the reality of the north in an eye opener brought to you in partnership with Hull Truck Theatre, Live Theatre, Octagon Theatre and the Stephen Joseph Theatre. The writers – Shannon Barker, Olivia […] Leeds Living …


Compass Festival 2021

Biennial interactive Compass Festival returns to Leeds from 19 to 28 March 2021. Imagine every Leeds ‘phone box ringing simultaneously. What about a portable museum? And a pop-up pub? These are among the first projects to be announced by the Festival directors. Museums in People’s Homes looks at how collectors engage with the world. Artist […] Leeds Living …


Opera North Announces Livestreams

Two major productions will now be livestreamed as a result of the second lockdown in England. Opera North received a grant of £2 million from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund and is determined to continue to share music with those in Northern England, whilst planning to return to live performances and tours as early as […] Leeds Living …


Leeds Own Christmas Carol

It’s Christmas Eve in Victorian Leeds, surprisingly packed with festive spirit, music and a little magic as the tale is re-told at Leeds Playhouse. The prospect of theatre lights once again shining brightly despite the pandemic is a welcome one for so many of us. A Christmas Carol is due to open on 3 December, […] Leeds Living …