Tragedy – The Backstage World of Opera North

Artist and film-maker Lynne Marsh has captured the world behind the stage at Opera North, whilst a live performance of Verdi’s La traviata was being performed on the stage of Leeds Grand Theatre five years ago. The narrative unfolds in parallel with the ‘real time’ of the opera, revealing those elements of the production which […]

‘The Good Book’ Premiere – Free Streaming from Slung Low

In a Leeds of the future, society is divided between Queen Bear’s loyalists and Galahad’s radicals. Avalon, a young woman on a dangerous mission to recover a precious relic and prevent it from being destroyed, is determined to remain neutral to either force. The film features 100 members of the local Leeds community, alongside a cast of […]

International Women’s Day – an Evening of Inspiration

Leeds is set to celebrate women next week, with a variety of events across the City.  One of the events is an evening of Inspirational Speakers. EY (Ernst & Young LLP) and Leeds City Council is inviting you to attend the event on 4 March from 4 until 6 p.m. at the EY offices in […]

Leeds Festival Presents All Time Low + Venus at The Brudenell 24 Feb

Leeds Festival is bringing an exclusive headline show to The Brudenell on Monday 24 February.  Pop punk band All Time Low (Dear Maria; Count Me In) will perform in the Brude’s intimate space. They’ll be supported by Leeds five piece, Venus.  Tickets are on general sale Friday 21 February The 400-strong audience at The Brudenell will be […]

Waste of Paint and Baudelaire Waltz

As a rule Leeds Living doesn’t normally cover record or video reviews, but we watched this and decided Waste of Paint’s Baudelaire Waltz would be a rare exception. This neo indie quartet is delivering a poignant message, made none the less so by its abject honesty…..about self-hate, guilt, anxiety, pushing away those who care for […]