Burn Bright’s Better in Person

This digitally commissioned anthology returns via Zoom on 14 December at 8 p.m. in a northern-centric instalment. Five talented women writers capture the reality of the north in an eye opener brought to you in partnership with Hull Truck Theatre, Live Theatre, Octagon Theatre and the Stephen Joseph Theatre. The writers – Shannon Barker, Olivia […]

Compass Festival 2021

Biennial interactive Compass Festival returns to Leeds from 19 to 28 March 2021. Imagine every Leeds ‘phone box ringing simultaneously. What about a portable museum? And a pop-up pub? These are among the first projects to be announced by the Festival directors. Museums in People’s Homes looks at how collectors engage with the world. Artist […]

Opera North Announces Livestreams

Two major productions will now be livestreamed as a result of the second lockdown in England. Opera North received a grant of £2 million from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund and is determined to continue to share music with those in Northern England, whilst planning to return to live performances and tours as early as […]

Opera North’s Production and Events Changes 2020/21

Many events previously announced as part of Opera North’s Switch ON season this autumn have now been postponed or rearranged. The company will continue to work with schools, youth ensembles and adults, offering virtual workshops and teaching. From Couch to Chorus: The Festive Edition is under way, with more than 1500 people sign up to […]