National Spoken Word Tour – Nymphs and Thugs LIVEWire

Some of the UK’s most prominent spoken word artists will perform at Hyde Park Book Club on 2 October, 4 December, 5 February and 1 April.  The performances are part of the LIVEWire tour, alternating with dates in Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham and Colchester. Nymphs & Thugs are producing, and are the UK’s independent spoken word […]

Anais Mitchell – At The Brudenell on 21 August

Anais Mitchell, a Vermont and Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter and the Tony award-winning creator of the Broadway musical Hadestown, is coming to Leeds, and if the critics’ words are our guide, then she’s not one to be missed:  ​“Ms. Mitchell’s songs address contemporary angst with uncanny vision…..  a formidable songwriting talent” THE NEW YORK TIMES  ​“One of the greatest songwriters of her […]

Leeds Rum Festival is Back on 21 September

Now in its fourth year, Leeds Rum Festival is back at The Corn Exchange from 7 p.m. on 21 September – and teaming up with The Black Music Festival. Samantha Fish, Rum Festival founder, said “We are really excited to be working with Black Music Festival this year.  We’ve always wanted to grow the Rum Fest […]

More September Gigs in Leeds – and Then There’s October

It’s been good to look forward to September, with Pixies, Mabel, No Hot Ashes, City Calm Down and Ferris & Sylvester all on the Leeds horizon – and now there’s more! To add to the month’s pleasures, there’s Spear of Destiny at the Brudenell on 7th, Native Harrow at Jumbo on 14th and Paul Gilbert […]

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery Showcases Art Prize Finalists

The FUAM (Friends of University Art & Music) Graduate Art Prize recognises and rewards the excellence of students who have completed their BA studies in Art & Design and Fine Art at the University of Leeds. In this the 7th year of the Award, The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery will exhibit the work of […]