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Kay Brown

Kay is a Marketing and Business Development Manager who likes to blog about the little things that create smiles.

Leeds Coffee – An Interview with North Star Micro Roasters

August 6, 2014 – 5:01 pm | One Comment

North Star coffee seems to be stocked wherever we turn at the moment and as North Star Micro Roasters seem to increasingly find themselves in our view, it was time to ask Krag (Alex Kragiopoulos – …

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.

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

July 9, 2014 – 10:47 am |
Credit: John Leach

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!

A French Farm in Huddersfield?

July 4, 2014 – 7:30 am | One Comment

Kay Brown tells us that we hear her right when she says that a French farm has arrived overnight in Huddersfield town centre…

Bike Story

June 24, 2014 – 3:03 pm | One Comment

Kay Brown informs us of Bike Story’s ability to make us reminisce through its storytelling and venues whilst trying not to give too much away!

March of the Robots Move into the Public Realm

May 1, 2014 – 2:13 pm |

How do you launch a public art commission? If you’re March of the Robots you bring Paul Bonomini and the Giant Robots Collective to Armley!

Leeds Independent Bikes

April 23, 2014 – 7:43 pm | One Comment

We learn a little more about the Tour de France fringe project that’s aiming to amplify the reach of the city’s independent businesses.

Leeds Print Festival Launch

January 25, 2014 – 1:21 pm |

Kay Brown went to the Leeds Print Festival launch at Leeds Gallery last night and came away with her very own letterpress print (hope it didn’t get soggy in that downpour!)

Leeds Print Festival

January 22, 2014 – 9:50 pm |

Leeds Print Festival returns to Leeds Gallery in Munro House for its third year to continue to champion contemporary and traditional print making processes.
The opening night, taking place at Leeds Gallery this Friday evening kicks …

A Great British Bake for The Hepworth

December 6, 2013 – 8:41 am |

Frances Quinn, winner of The Great British Bake Off 2013 is undertaking another signature bake especially for The Hepworth.

Wayne Hemingway at Leeds College of Art

November 22, 2013 – 4:32 pm | One Comment

“Being a designer is about seeing things and getting angry about them” – Kay gives us the lowdown on Wayne Hemingway’s talk at Leeds College of Art.

Lyrikal Fearta

November 13, 2013 – 5:47 pm |

Following her recent Leeds hip hop post, @KayLinaBrown visited West Yorkshire Playhouse for a triple bill from acclaimed artist Jonzi D.

Leeds Music: Hip Hop and Fresh Jive

October 15, 2013 – 8:48 am |
fresh jive

For the second post in our Leeds music series, we set our sights on the local Hip Hop scene and learn about the music and club venture, Fresh Jive.

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton

October 9, 2013 – 5:19 pm | One Comment

Cheery blogger @KayLinaBrown reviews the latest touring performance to grace the stage at the first direct arena.

Leeds Music: Deuce & Charger

September 28, 2013 – 1:57 pm |

The first in a series of blogposts about the music scene and the little bits, people, organisation, events and stories waiting to be heard.

Vacancy: Project Assistant at Munro House

June 24, 2013 – 4:12 pm |
Munro House

Munro House, the home to a wide range of creative doers, makers and dreamers in Leeds is recruiting a Project Assistant to be involved with the next stage of development for the building.
With an art …

Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker Preview

December 3, 2012 – 10:22 pm |

We preview Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker which returns to delight audiences with everyone’s favourite Christmas story.

Leeds Arena – Interview with local music promoter Colin Oliver

November 30, 2012 – 1:23 pm | One Comment

Following SMG’s ‘Open For Business Meeting’, Emma Bearman asks Colin Oliver how the Leeds Arena will affect local promoters.