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Get to the chopper!

June 13, 2014 – 7:48 pm | One Comment

That Tour de France. It’s only a bike race… Isn’t it? Ali Pilling finds herself in the middle of a military style exercise but gets quite excited… Read on to make the most of your experience that weekend.

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The Rise and Fall of a Northern Star: Interview with Stella Grundy

July 27, 2014 – 5:48 pm |

Former Intastella front woman and cutting edge Manchester actress and playwright Stella Grundy talks to Culture Vulture Rich Jevons

CEO at Bramley Baths

July 26, 2014 – 7:25 pm |

Venerable institution seeks person with vision and skills; Bramley Baths requires a CEO

Sneaky Experience at Leeds Docks

July 24, 2014 – 8:22 pm |
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Sneaky Experience is transforming Leeds Docks into an open-air cinema this weekend. @markvslife braves the heat to find out more.

Virsa Indian Music Festival

July 24, 2014 – 8:12 pm |
Tabla player Bhupinder Singh Chaggar; photo credit Maria Spadafora

The Virsa Indian Music Festival tonight, 25th July 2014, 7-10pm at West Yorkshire Playhouse; South Asian Arts UK Academy students and tutors perform as part of WYP’s Open Season

An Answer to the Alcohol Adversaries

July 23, 2014 – 4:28 pm |
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A couple of objections were raised against Phil Kirby’s visionary blueprint for world peace and harmony: he crushes them both with the ruthlessness of Trotsky putting down a naval mutiny.

Volunteers required for outdoor theatre performances at Temple Newsam

July 23, 2014 – 8:47 am |

Touring company Heartbreak Productions require a small team of volunteer stewards for their upcoming performances at Temple Newsam.

One Man, Two Guvnors, Bradford Alhambra

July 22, 2014 – 7:34 pm |
Patrick Warner (StanleyStubbers) Derek Elroy (Lloyd Boateng) Alicia Davies (Rachel Crabbe) by Johan Persson NTOneMan2Guvs 2014

Rich Jevons reviews One Man, Two Guvnors at Bradford’s Alhambra

Is Alcohol the Answer?

July 22, 2014 – 4:49 pm | One Comment

Is alcohol the answer? Phil Kirby says yes, and introduces a new money spinning idea …

Matthew Hedley Stoppard and The Glass Delusion – Runt County

July 22, 2014 – 3:51 pm |

Matthew Hedley Stoppard and The Glass Delusion – Runt County. Interview and review by Neil Mudd.

Roxy Lanes

July 22, 2014 – 3:01 pm |

Dave Cartwright from Manic Chord Theatre let’s his hair down with the gals at Roxy Lanes launch night.

Line as Object at HMI

July 21, 2014 – 1:39 pm |

Rich Jevons previews Gego’s Line as Object at Leeds’ Henry Moore Institute


July 19, 2014 – 5:12 pm |
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Rich Jevons reviews Hurr by Javaad Alipoor at Theatre in the Mill, Bradford

Where’s the Visitor Centre?

July 18, 2014 – 2:10 pm | 20 Comments

Should Leeds Visitor Centre be relocated to the Art Gallery shop/cafe? Phil Kirby says the only place for it is the train station. What do you think?

Work with us at Made in Leeds

July 17, 2014 – 4:39 pm |

A brand new TV channel dedicated to Leeds is launching at the end of the summer and they’re looking for the best and brightest new talent to join the team.

Grand Departures

July 16, 2014 – 9:37 am | One Comment

Never mind reading about the Tour de France, what about writing about it? The stories behind the headlines that only people at the roadside know. Phil Kirby and Ali Pilling are waiting for your call…

On yer bike, Beryl

July 15, 2014 – 8:09 pm |
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Clancy Walker finds out more about another Yorkshire cycling success story – but Beryl Burton from Morley had a little less publicity back in her day…

Drip, drip, drip…

July 15, 2014 – 6:05 pm |

Are we being drips allowing the Government to rush through the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill? Phil Kirby has nothing to hide.

Win a Leeds Inspired poster designed by Caroline Pratt

July 13, 2014 – 5:54 pm | 10 Comments
Caroline Pratt - Leeds Inspired poster

Wendy Denman threw a random pattern of questions at Printmaker and Surface Pattern Designer Caroline Pratt, PLUS a competition to win her poster!