Waste of Paint Coming to Oporto on 5 August

Waste of Paint (named after a lyric from Conor Oberst’s Bright Eyes) is a neo indie pop band building a reputation for intelligent innovation.  Duo Adam Brodie and Dan Spooner co-write and produce together. The pair explain: “We are not our thoughts; we are the grand observers of our thoughts. Our songs are narratives based […]

Dirty Dancing is at Leeds Grand Theatre from 5 August

The scriptwriter Eleanor Bergstein also wrote the script for the original 1987 film – and has added extra scenes for this Karl Sydow production, which will star Michael O’Reilly in his professional debut, alongside Kira Malou and Simone Covele. Having the time of his life, Michael plays Johnny Castle and Kira is cast as Frances […]

The Beehive – Matt Healy’s Third Venture is About to Launch

Matt Healy has decided on a gastropub for his third eatery in Leeds.  The Beehive in Thorner will open on 27 July – and bookings can be made from this week here. Pub classics are the theme, although not without Matt’s take and signature style – and there are some surprises: Chargrilled sirloin steak served […]

Whitelocks Annual Beer Festival Is On Its Way

Turk’s Head Yard is home to the beer festival again this July, with some exclusive and interesting beers from the South West.  From 25 – 28 July, visitors can enjoy brews from Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham and Cornwall. From 11.00 a.m. on Thursday 25th, you can call at the Yard’s Info Station and, in exchange for […]

Graham Nash is Coming to Halifax With ‘Over The Years’

Over The Years is a two-disc collection of Graham Nash’s hits, such as Marrakesh Express, Our House and Teach Your Children.  Many of you will know that Graham is co-founder of rock megastars Crosby, Stills & Nash and was recently honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 UK Americana Awards – and he’s […]