Are we more lonely? A panel discussion at Leeds International Festival of Ideas 2021

Leeds International Festival of Ideas is a celebration of new ideas and innovation. The event, which began in 2017, brings world-leading thinkers, creatives and pioneers to Leeds to share their thoughts and discuss the world of tomorrow. The first panel session of the 2021 festival was held on Monday 13th September at City Varieties Music […]

Slam Dunk North Festival 2021

After what’s been a rocky road of having to cancel and then postpone the festival, FutureSoundsknew there were big expectations from Slam Dunk fanatics for this year’s event, and boy did they deliver the goods. Previously held in the City Centre of Leeds across various venues, Slam Dunk is “the UK’s biggest independent Rock Festival” […]

Leeds International Festival of Ideas – Line-up Finalised and ready to go!

With the Festival now less than a month away, Emma Young, Peg Alexander and Stephanie Hirst complete the final line-up of those showcasing panel discussions such as ‘Can we ever be who we want to be?’, ‘Does the future have enough food?’ and ‘Are we more lonely?’ Emma Young is joining the ‘Green or Growth?’ […]

Newsam Park – Finally!

The team behind Newsam Park Open Air Festival must be relieved that, after having to delay the Festival 3 times, it’s now going ahead on 21 August. Yes, it really is! The complete and final lineup, securing the very best DJs possible, could only be revealed after weeks of late nights and endless phone calls. […]

Hyde Park Jazz Festival celebrates Leeds’ thriving jazz community

At the weekend, Hyde Park Book Club (HPBC) hosted the Hyde Park Jazz Festival, a full day (and night) of jazz performed by artists, bands and DJs from across the City. Having been rescheduled multiple times owing to COVID-19 and the restrictions, thankfully the Festival was able to take place to celebrate the range of […]