Music Venue Trust World Record attempt: Frank Turner at Leeds Boom on 4 May

On 4/5 May, Frank Turner will attempt a world record for the most gigs played in 24 hours. The attempt is sponsored by London’s taxi app FREENOW and will take place in Leeds, Liverpool, London, Sheffield, Nottingham, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Chesterfield, Aldershot and beyond. Frank Turner’s tenth album ‘Undefeated’ is out on 3 May (you […]

Leeds Gigs: Music in May

Barry Adamson, Blancmange, Willy Cobb, The Hanging Stars, The Mysterines, Tors and The Warning Tors at The Wardrobe on 1 May The band have shared their new single ‘Only For You’ from their new EP ‘Miracle’, out on 26 April. “Tors know how to make you feel good.” – Jack Saunders, BBC Radio 1 “Kind of like a Sea Girls […]

In Conversation With Simeon Georgiev

Simeon is a student of Film Studies at Leeds University, in his second year. He has some surprising observations to make about his experience over the past eighteen months in the City. Tell me why you chose Leeds. Nothing ever drove my interest directly to Leeds; my A-level work had exhausted me from any possible […]

200 Degrees Has a New Menu

To welcome longer days and anticipate rising temperatures,  200 Degrees has introduced a new food and drinks menu, perfect for the new season of socialising. Full of refreshing iced drinks, mouth-watering treats, and superb snacks, it’s guaranteed to fill you with the joys of spring, even if the weather doesn’t play ball. Those of us who […]

The Great Exhibition of Prize Ales: Kirkstall’s Beer Festival 3 – 5 May

Kirkstall Brewery has announced the return of THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF PRIZE ALES on the early May Bank Holiday Weekend. Kirkstall’s heritage-themed beer festival sees breweries from across the country compete to win medals in ten categories of historic beer styles. From just one very successful day last year, the festival will now run for three days […]