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Ducking Punches in Leeds to show off heavier sound

East Anglian punk rock quartet Ducking Punches are taking their exciting live show on the road and have lined up an appearance in Leeds next month

Temple Newsam's beer exhibition will celebrate its intriguing beer and brewing past

Cheers to Beers: Temple Newsam opens its doors to new beer exhibition

This Saturday, March 24, Temple Newsam will launch its brand new exhibition, which solely focuses on the subject of beer.

Scarborough's 'Books by the Beach' embraces both literature and the seaside

Books by the Beach: Scarborough's Seaside Literature Festival

April 11-15 will see the seaside town of Scarborough celebrate literature with their aptly named ‘Books by the Beach’ event.

The renowned Bront family created their own fantasy worlds which subsequently influenced their writing

The secret stories of the Brontës: The magical fantasy worlds which made the family famous

The renowned Brontës, a literary family who hail from Haworth, West Yorkshire, are widely known for their array of intensely emotional, wildly romantic literary classics.

Slam Dunk Festival crowd.

More names added to exciting Slam Dunk line-up

Continuing its reputation as the best festival for pop-punk fans and rock revellers alike, Slam Dunk Festival 2018 is thrilled to unveil even more names to the already strong May Bank Holiday weekend bill.

The M62 was vitally needed in the 1970s, and continues to be needed today (Photo by Daryll Spencer)

The M62: Love it or hate, here’s why everybody should be thankful for it

The M62, or the ‘Mountains Motorway’ as it is sometimes referred to, is the 107 mile stretch of motorway which connects Liverpool to Hull via Manchester and Leeds. Many people will have driven over this stretch of motorway, and hundreds of commuters continue to do so on a daily basis.

This is how witches are most commonly viewed today

The Yorkshire Witches: Mary Bateman, Mary Pannal and Mother Shipton

There are many stories which circulate the UK about historic witches who could perform magic, cast spells and create potions. Yorkshire has a rich past of tales about a few certain witches who forever carved their names in the history books.
Crathorne Hall.

REVIEW: Crathorne Hall offers tranquil walks and fine dining in glorious surroundings

If it's a peaceful break away in a tranquil setting that you're after, then look no further than Crathorne Hall.
Andr Rieu

André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.


‘I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it.’... The classic one-liners and greatest jokes of Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd, master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy, reduced fans to helplessness with his bucktoothed grin, a shake of the through-a-hedge-backwards hair and a cry of "How tickled I am".

Theatre and Comedy
The Vaccines, headlining Live At Leeds.

Vaccines set to headline Live At Leeds event

Exciting indie rock favourites The Vaccines have been announced today as the headline act for this year’s Live At Leeds event.

Long Division line-up multiplying with new events announced

Long Division line-up multiplying with new events announced

Eighty artists appearing in 15 Wakefield venues across four days - and still organisers of this year’s Long Division festival promise more.

Neil Arthur, of Blancmange.

Synth-pop survivors Blancmange still going strong

Survivors of the eighties electronic scene Blancmange are hitting the road for a short tour when they will be playing tracks from their well received recent album alongside familiar favourites.

The Handsome family, gig in Leeds.

Handsome gig ahead in Leeds

The Handsome Family kick-off the first leg of their Through The Trees 20th Anniversary Tour this week and will be heading for Leeds.

Slam Dunk Festival crowd.

Slot on Breakout Stage at 2018 Slam Dunk Festival up for grabs

The first names have been revealed for the Breakout Stage, which returns for a second year as part of the Slam Dunk Festival in Leeds.

The Vaccines on the Main Stage at the 2016 Leeds Festival.

More top names added to 2018 Leeds Festival line-up

Leeds Festival organisers have lifted the lid on more names who are set to play at this year’s event at Bramham Park.

Kasabian are playing at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax in March.

Kasabian’s West Yorkshire date expected to sell out fast

Tickets for rock group Kasabian’s gig in Halifax go on sale on Friday.

Reel Big Fish: Heading for the Slam Dunk Festival.

Reel Big Fish and The Audition among names added to Slam Dunk line-up

The 2018 Slam Dunk Festival is shaping up to be one of the music events of the year following news that more names for the almighty alternative extravaganza have been added.

Local shows for local people...The League of Gentlemen are playing an extra date at Leeds First Direct Arena.

Extra local date for the League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen have extra arena dates to their 2018 UK tour ‘The League of Gentlemen Live Again!’, and will now play Leeds, First Direct Arena on August 31 as well as the original September 15 date.

Whats on
Sunflower Bean, set to play a gig at The Wardrobe, in Leeds.

Twenty two is the magic number for Sunflower Bean

New York power trio Sunflower Bean are bringing their fervently expected ‘Twentytwo In Blue’ record to Leeds next month.

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