In Conversation With Treeboy and Arc

With Long Division Festival right around the corner, I wanted to get to know some of the bands a bit better. The first act in this series of interviews with Leeds Living, is the brilliant Treeboy and Arc. A little bit of background for people who may not be familiar with Treeboy and Arc, they […]

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?’ […]

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 […]