Northern Ballet’s Beauty & The Beast: at Leeds Grand Theatre 4 – 9 June

Northern Ballet’s glittering Beauty & the Beast arrives at Leeds Grand Theatre this June, offering the perfect fairy-tale escapism to kick off the summer season.  Choreographed by David Nixon CBE, this enchanting reimagining of the classic story will transport audiences to a world of colour, filled with fairies, goblins and sprites, where magic hides around every corner.  Beauty […]

My Fair Lady – A Major New Production From Opera North

Opera North and Leeds Playhouse will present a major revival of the Lerner and Loewe award-winning musical My Fair Lady from 31 May. This strong ongoing partnership between the two Leeds cultural giants will see Leeds Playhouse’s Artistic Director James Brining direct a new production of this much-loved musical, adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion.   Featuring Frederick Loewe’s ravishing score and wonderfully […]

Re:Loaded Exhibition – at Royal Armouries until 30 June

If, for whatever reason, you have never visited Royal Armouries, you might think about taking the opportunity whilst this particular exhibition is still running. It is a fantastically beautiful collection of firearms, some of which are quite bold and startling, others intricately decorated by craftsmen, with elaborate detailing and finishes.  Through the ages and still […]

Leeds Lit Fest 2024 announces Headliners

The sixth Leeds Lit Fest will take place across a range of the City’s venues from 5 to 23 June this year, with headliners LYR, John Agard, Stuart Maconie, Salena Godden, Helen Lederer and DJ Paulette. The City’s award-winning Festival of words and thought aims to bring together, and help develop, the Leeds’ literary scene, […]

Celebrated Sitar Player Niladri Kumar: Howard Assembly Room Debut on 16 May

Audiences will have a rare opportunity to catch sitar maestro and award-winning film composer Niladri Kumar in Leeds, when he brings his immersive musical experience to the Howard Assembly Room for the very first time. Having started to learn sitar at the age of four under the tutelage of his father, a disciple of Ravi […]