Articles by Emma Bearman
An abnormally nosy bird who likes to stick her beak into the places most others cant be bothered to. Her feathers are ruffled by people who lament 'there's nothing to do' She gets her wings in a flap in excitement at discovering the new, novel, imaginative, quirky, underground, innovative, collaborative She fluffs up with pride when witnessing great ideas come to life, and seeing a merry throng at the events she puts on
Saturday Girl is a series of portraits of young women in Leeds by Casey Orr; specifically seen through their hairstyles. Opens at Leeds Gallery at Munro House 24th February.
It’s 6.37am and I’m sat in the home office wondering at my decision to abscond from the @culturevultures Twitter account. My daughter wanders in rubbing her eyes. ‘Mummy it’s too bright in here.’ As I …
Susan Burns strongly recommends a visit to Bradford’s Cartwright Hall to enjoy the fabulous work of artist June Russell
Opera North have gifted you lucky readers free tickets for a very Christmassy event at Winter Wonderland 17 December at 7pm. All YOU need to do is grab em whilst they last using the special CV code
Guide by Lisa Roberts from We Love Technology
Yes yes we know there is so much to do online, on tablets on TV but it’s time to put your hands to work, drag your eyes from …
The Incredible Edible Movement is now being made into a book, and it needs every little bit of support to make it happen. Can you pledge a small amount to help it get published?
Is Leeds ‘legible’? Could we play a bigger role together in creating visible stories in the public realm online and offline? Can we work together to be bigger than the sum of our parts? Or are we already there?
Week 4 in the Culture Vulture Quiz, More prizes and daft questions that require you to play along use the hashtag #culturevulturequiz 9pm -10pm Monday 28th October. Your host is Leanne Buchan so watch out for dog related questions
Week 3 of the slightly popular, but badly timed CultureVultureQuiz and you’d be mad not to play.
Emma Bearman, the ex-Lady Mayoress of Armley, talks about why sharing stories about where you live is the best thing in the world, and why she’ll be doing 48 Hours in Teesside, with a phone and an appetite to explore.
Ever vigilant Ewan Mitchell sends another faddy food favourite into Trendy Foods Room 101. Just in case those pesky restaurateurs thought they could compete with Mac and Cheese. T
We’re really excited to be tripping merrily over the threshold of the new contemporary arts space The Tetley, before it opens to the public. What’s more if you write a blog then you are welcome too! Join us Monday 18th November at our very exclusive event
Hip Hip Hooray! We’re off to the Blog North Awards. Not to win a prize, but to present one! Who to? Are you joining us in Manchester Wednesday 16th October? We hope so
Christy Romer makes us wish we’d pulled our fingers out and booked tickets to the epic Blood and Chocolate theatrical city wide adventure through the streets of York.
We’re testing out the idea of a Sunday night quiz. Where you can win stuff
We’re really chuffed to be joining the annual unconference Talk About Local at mima in Middlesbrough on the 28th September this year, to find and connect with the people who enjoy blogging about people, places and creative stuff that happens in your local postcode. Fancy joining us?
We’re really interested in The City, and what makes it an interesting place to live, work and play. We’re hosting Catherine Howe of Public i in on Tuesday 13th August with the aim of stimulating conversation about participatory democracy in a social age.
Ian Bloomfield is one of the co-organisers of the What Next Yorkshire event 24th July, 3.30-6.30pm at West Yorkshire Playhouse. Here he poses a couple of questions about the arts can create a bigger cake together…