The Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards VIP Launch Party: 20 March

On Wednesday evening I attended the launch party for the Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards, hosted by PGHL – PinkGorilla HairyLemon. The evening was an opportunity for patrons, guests and previous winners to come together and celebrate the continuation of the awards as it approaches its twelfth annual ceremony. The purpose of the awards night […]

EMI North Presents at The Brudenell on 16 November

EMI North showcased some of the talent attached to its label, providing an opportunity for those at various stages in the industry to meet, network and make connections. But first, what exactly is, or who exactly are EMI North? Well, “EMI North’s vision is to improve the music industry infrastructure in the North of the […]

Transform Leeds Festival: Desire Marea

This week I was invited down to Leeds Left Bank to see South African Musician Desire Marea, although to simply call Desire a musician would be a disservice. An artist, in every sense of the word would be a more accurate description. The event was part of Transform Leeds, a City-wide festival aimed at altering […]

I, Daniel Blake at Leeds Playhouse – So Much More Than a Show

This week I was lucky enough to head down to the Courtyard Theatre in Leeds for a performance of I, Daniel Blake, the show adapted from the Ken Loach film of the same name. The production is currently touring the country with a message that is just as relevant now as it was when the […]