crEATe at Chow Down on 26 May

From working variously in hospitality, music and design, Rob Hallas happily fell victim to his greatest passion – cooking. With influences such as Dali and Blumenthal, he intends to deliver five hours of ‘creative wonderfulness’ during an evening at Chow Down which celebrates fresh local talent. A collection of creatives will be working alongside one […]

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.’ […]

Tetley Bar & Kitchen

The Tetley Bar & Kitchen team is looking forward to welcoming customers to their new ‘Friday Social’ at the sun terrace re-opening on 16 April at 5 p.m. Whilst restrictions are still in place, there’ll be more Friday Socials, with DJs, offers on drinks and weekly changing street food vendors, starting with Bastards Bistro’s ‘Chippy […]

Long Division Festival – in Wakefield on 25 September

The Festival organisers have retained as many names from their 2020 line-up as was possible – and added some exciting new ones.  Included in the announcement are Sunderland indie stalwarts ​The Futureheads​, renowned beatboxer and comedian​Beardyman​, lo-fi psych-punk duo​The Lovely Eggs​, the Manchester post-punk collective ​Brix & The Extricated​ (featuring the ex-Fall members Brix Smith […]

Chophaus Alfresco

Oakwood’s Chophaus has a new, all-weather, heated terrace to accommodate 80 people, and given their collaboration with chef Lee Murdoch to offer mouth-watering new menus, there’s a definite feel of a newfound freedom in the air. Nanu Soda, who designed the Chophaus interior, has worked magic to design the terrace, creating a setting worthy of […]