Red Riding Hood – at City Varieties Until 12 January

James Gilbert (aged 11) reviews  Red Riding Hood – The Rock n Roll Panto, at City Varieties Music Hall until 12 January. I went to see Red Riding Hood – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto at Leeds City Varieties last night. It was non stop action with over twenty great, powerful songs. The show follows […]

Band of Gold – at Leeds Grand Theatre Until 14 December

Another world premiere is brought to Leeds Grand Theatre, this time a stage production of Kay Mellor’s TV drama, Band of Gold. Band of Gold raised many an eyebrow when it hit our screens in 1995, and over 24 years later, the impact of this award-winner is just as strong, as intense and packed with […]

Rock n Roll Pantomime at City Varieties from 29 November

Children are invited to bring their adults with them to Red Riding Hood, this year’s rock n roll pantomime to be staged at City Varieties Music Hall from 29 November to 12 January. Ian Sime, General Manager at the Music Hall, said: “Our Rock ’n’ Roll Pantos have been extremely popular since they were first introduced […]

Knaves Kitchen at Oporto Introduces a 100% Vegan Christmas Menu

Oporto’s resident purveyors of plant-based junk food are launching their Christmas menu. Thomas Chalk put on his party hat and novelty jumper and started his festive season early. While I’m not a total Scrooge, Christmas isn’t something that particularly excites me, so I’m not perhaps Knaves’ natural audience for their festive menu. Indeed, I’m not […]

Eat North Christmas Special

The summer seems a long time ago and a long time to come, but Leeds Indie Food’s Eat North is coming out of hibernation for a one-off special, which should help to warm our hearts. North Brewing Company brewery taproom on Sheepscar Grove will host the event on Saturday 7 December from noon until 8 […]