a little space – Gecko and Mind The Gap on 21 November

The first co-production between Gecko and Mind The Gap will be performed at Halifax Square Chapel this month. a little space will preview this year ahead of its tour in 2020 and draws on the performers’ own life experiences and how people are affected when they connect and disconnect, whether voluntarily or because they are isolated. […]

The Castle, Wakefield – Re-opening on 9 November

Leeds Living ventures out of the LS postcodes to take a look at the newly-refurbished Wakefield pub, The Castle.  Thomas Chalk and Cath Kane report back. The Castle reopens tomorrow, following a quick but extensive refit.  We visited for a preview night when the team lit the fires and brought out the new menus.  By […]

White Rose Poetry Exhibition on World Mental Health Day

White Rose Shopping Centre marked World Mental Health Day on 10 October with an exhibition of James McInerney’s poetry. James’ poems were displayed across the floor of the central atrium at the Centre, so that visitors could walk amongst them to discuss and share them with family and friends.  The poems were specially selected to […]

Connection – At Harrogate Theatre Studio Until 5 October

I was invited by Leeds Living to review what turns out to be an amazing piece of work, performed at Harrogate Theatre on 2 October. I urge you to make the effort to see Connection during its limited run. It was written by Rachael Halliwell who appears alongside Cathy Breeze, Andrew Turner and Emma Leah […]

An Evening With Bradley Wiggins at Harrogate’s Royal Hall

Sir Bradley Wiggins, one of Britain’s most decorated Olympic athletes, has embarked on a new venture – the ‘Bradley Wiggins: An Evening With tour’.  This tour sees Wiggins recount memorable tales from his highly eventful cycling career as well as some more personal stories from his childhood in London.  On 23 September, I attended the […]