Looking Ahead to: Opera North’s Spring Programme

The three ‘sustainable’ operas at Leeds Grand Theatre during the autumn were produced following the advice provided in the Theatre Green Book, an initiative by the whole of theatre. All sets, props and costumes were sourced from previous productions and current stock, or were acquired second-hand. Donated items included an ancient caravan, which seems to […]

Leeds Festival Chorus: Christmas Treasures

Members of Leeds Festival Chorus are pictured in Leeds Town Hall not long before the announcement that it was closing for a major refurbishment, which came as particularly stark news for them, because the Chorus was first formed in 1858 to mark its official opening. Like other musical users, it has had to find other […]

Aire Place Studios: An Exhibition of Tiny Artworks from 1st to 15th December

APS Gallery presents tiny: a celebration of the little things in life, by 60 talented artists. We are filled with joyful wonder when we see miniature artworks and with the festive season just around the corner, this is a perfect opportunity to buy a tiny artwork for someone special – or why not treat yourself? […]

Riptide: Fusing Theatre and Wellness – 23 November to 23 December

Theatre and wellness are fused together in a new groundbreaking immersive show, Intermission, to give audiences a transformative experience during the festive season. Innovative and interactive theatre company Riptide will take audiences on an immersive, therapeutic and positive journey with their original new show ‘Intermission’, a month-long opportunity for audiences to pause and take time for themselves in the […]

Oliver! at Leeds Playhouse: Young Company of Actors in Rehearsals

Much-anticipated rehearsal images showcasing the Oliver! company in action have been released by Leeds Playhouse, featuring the ensemble cast of actors creating the world of Victorian London. The spectacular production will open at the Playhouse from 24 November 2023 until 27 January 2024 and promises to take audiences on a musical adventure. Rehearsal images reveal actor, comedian, […]