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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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One Man, Two Guvnors, Bradford Alhambra

July 22, 2014 – 7:34 pm |
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Rich Jevons reviews One Man, Two Guvnors at Bradford’s Alhambra

Is Alcohol the Answer?

July 22, 2014 – 4:49 pm | One Comment
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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 |
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Matthew Hedley Stoppard and The Glass Delusion – Runt County. Interview and review by Neil Mudd.

Roxy Lanes

July 22, 2014 – 3:01 pm |
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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 |
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Rich Jevons previews Gego’s Line as Object at Leeds’ Henry Moore Institute

Hurr

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 | 15 Comments
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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 |
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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
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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 |
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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
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Wendy Denman threw a random pattern of questions at Printmaker and Surface Pattern Designer Caroline Pratt, PLUS a competition to win her poster!

Leeds Asperger Adults Fundraising Event at Fairuz

July 12, 2014 – 11:12 am |
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Damon Cooper from Leeds Asperger Adults writes about their fundraising event at Fairuz restaurant this Sunday

Sneaky Experience’s Summer Programme

July 10, 2014 – 9:32 am |
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Sneaky Experience have launched their summer programme of film screenings, @_mark_whittle avoids audience participation to find out more

The Play That Goes Wrong, Leeds Grand

July 9, 2014 – 3:20 pm |
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The Play That Goes Wrong at Grand Theatre Leeds; less of a roller coaster, more a demolition derby of an evening and great frenetic fun, says Phil Kirby

March of the Robots talk about office ‘bots and flying contraptions

July 9, 2014 – 10:47 am |
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Robots are being developed for a variety of reasons and this week, two March of the Robots guests chat about using technology to consider wider ideas and to experience something that they want to do but can’t… fly!

C’est Magnifique!

July 7, 2014 – 4:58 pm | One Comment
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“C’est Magnifique!”
I was leaning against an alley wall outside The Angel on Briggate drinking a cold beer. On a big screen opposite the Pound Shop a thread of cyclists tears in two as they meet …

The Jewish Legacy: A Night at the Musicals

July 7, 2014 – 12:18 pm |
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‘The Jewish Legacy: A Night at the Musicals’ The Carriageworks Theatre, Wednesday 2nd July, 2014, reviewed by Evangaline Spachis