Long Division Festival – in Wakefield on 25 September

The Festival organisers have retained as many names from their 2020 line-up as was possible – and added some exciting new ones.  Included in the announcement are Sunderland indie stalwarts ​The Futureheads​, renowned beatboxer and comedian​Beardyman​, lo-fi psych-punk duo​The Lovely Eggs​, the Manchester post-punk collective ​Brix & The Extricated​ (featuring the ex-Fall members Brix Smith […]

Compass Festival 19 – 28 March and beyond

Since 2011, Compass has been animating the City of Leeds by inviting the public to join in the interactive, live projects – in silent thought, playful curiosity, and even feats of madness – all within the spaces where we normally live or work.  Compass Festival is based on the view that we can all enjoy […]

Leeds Lit Fest – In Conversation With Peter James

Crime and thriller writing phenomenon, Peter James, took to the virtual stage at lunchtime on the second day of the 2021 edition of Leeds Lit Fest. This relaxed conversation between Peter and Leeds Lit Fest’s Jonathan Straight, gave the audience a unique insight into where Peter gets his inspiration for his bestselling plot-twisting page-turners. Growing […]

Leeds Lit Fest From Your Sofa

The 3rd edition of Leeds Lit Fest is available, free, in your own home from 2nd – 7th March. 50 writers and performers will give you 26 events on a pay as you feel basis. What’s to lose? And there’s a lot to gain: Quiz Night tests your knowledge of literature. That’s on Tuesday at […]

Leeds Festival is Back

The fields of Bramham Park will once again be populated by stages, artists, their crews, all their gear – and of course the thousands of festival-goers who must have been wondering if it was ever going to happen. Ticket-holders will be delighted at the prospect of this August Bank Holiday week-end, with Stormzy, Liam Gallagher […]