The Opera North Chorus – Two Unique Concerts for the Summer

Opera North’s 36 strong chorus will take centre stage this summer, with performances including the early music of Palestrina and William Byrd, as well as Cornelius Cardew and Arvo Pärt. On 6 June, She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not, an evening of romantic song with piano duet accompaniment will be performed at St Margaret’s Church, […]

Preview: Hello Cosmos at Long Division on 1 June

Hello Cosmos will perform a rare live set at Long Division Festival in Wakefield on Saturday 1 June at 2 p.m.   Fronted by Ben Robinson, award-winning UK music festival founder of Bluedot and Kendal Calling, the band’s four core members will be playing tracks from their upcoming Run For President EP.  The EP also […]

City Varieties Music Hall Hosts Female Writers

Leeds City Varieties Music Hall brings you a programme of shows by a variety of talented female writers. Saturday 1 June 2019 SOFIE HAGEN: BUBBLEWRAP, HAPPY FAT After Sofie’s 2018 tour Dead Baby Frog sold out, she’s making a return to City Varieties with Bubblewrap, the show which earned her the Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer […]

University of Leeds Student Gains Len Tingle Placement

Graduate in Broadcast Journalism, Jess Forrester, has been awarded a placement at the BBC, in memory of former political editor Len Tingle. The eight week internship starts in July and covers work in radio, TV and online services.  Jess will be mentored by journalists at the BBC. The internship was launched earlier in 2019 and […]

Brooders – at Long Division on 1 June

Leeds three-piece Brooders release their third single MORE on Friday 31 May, spreading their riff-based chaos further and wider. Vocalist Adam Bairstow said:  “It speaks of a time of uncertainty. It looks at life from two sides of the coin and takes the listener on a journey fuelled by distress and tension. MORE presents all of […]