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 […]

Sushi for the soul: Umami for days at Sushi Waka

As Friday rolls (no pun intended) around again, my thoughts are strictly of the takeaway-themed variety. Living in the City Centre has its downsides – especially in a lockdown, where the most interesting walk from your door features several near misses with the ring road. But when it comes to food choices, I have to […]

Acropolis – Greek Mediterranean in Headingley

Acropolis is on Otley Road, in normal times located in the perfect spot, close to the cinema, gym, university and cafes. But as the restaurant opened its doors in autumn 2020 during a pandemic, it’s not had the best start. Acropolis has had to navigate changing tier levels, uncertainty around Christmas and new year, two […]

Pop-up Cinema Hire – Already a Great Success

Chris Tinson was looking for ideas to entertain his children during the first lockdown, the result of which is his company Home Cinema Hire Leeds – and it seems it’s likely to become a national franchise. Chris said: “By the end of lockdown 1, like many families, we had tried every physical and virtual game […]

The Creative Doodle Book Project

Bradford’s Mind The Gap Theatre Company has partnered with York St John University to develop a creative, hands-on resource. The joint digital arts ‘Creative Doodle Book’ Project is destined to support community groups and give vulnerable and marginalised people access to the arts and to creativity. Matthew Reason, Professor of Theatre & Performance at the […]