Leeds is set to be the beating heart of UK culture in 2023, as highlights from Part One of LEEDS 2023’s epic programme are revealed, inviting us all to experience the city like never before. Leeds will be a furnace of creativity next year, as the whole city lets culture
Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatree company will finish their tenure as managers of The Holbeck club with three shows this weekend (9-11 December 2022). On Friday at 7:30pm, Leeds based dance theatre duo ACCA present their much anticipated first full length show: ‘Occupational Hazard.’ Meet Becky and Linda, ACCAirways’ creme
Renowned theatre company, Slung Low, is opening a second new theatre and production space in the heart of the Temple District in Holbeck. Property developer, CEG, has agreed a temporary two-year lease of 131 Water Lane, a warehouse with outdoor space on the corner of Water Lane and Bath Road.
Alan Lane’s ‘Pandemic Memoir’ about Slung Low and The Holbeck – The Club At The Edge Of Town – is now available as an audio book. The book was published in April and had rave reviews and endorsements from the likes of Lemn Sissay and Hilary Benn MP, who said:
Last month the incredibly talented Manchester Collective and Abel Selaocoe came to Slung Low at The Holbeck to perform a concert featuring classical futuristic and African music. The doors opened at 1pm with activities, including making lanterns, and food for the guests, with every flavour of Fanta! Manchester Collective were
Alan Lane, the Artistic Director of Slung Low, has written a ‘Pandemic Memoir’ about the tumultuous year of 2020. Slung Low started the year as a theatre company, albeit one that had recently done a deal with the oldest* working men’s club in the country to clear the club’s debts
Slung Low have announced that they will be moving from The Holbeck club to new premises in the area in the next 12 months. The theatre group, which formed an innovative partnership with the oldest continuously open working men’s club in Britain, made the announcement at the club’s Annual General
New grants worth £262,500 have been announced to support the expansion of the successful Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) programme across Leeds, with five new ‘pathfinder’ sites receiving grants. Slung Low, who work in Holbeck, are amongst five successful third sector organisations across the city awarded the ABCD community grants.
From the crematorium to the football terraces, via a one-night stand and some chamber music – it’s all going on at The Holbeck. Slung Low present a series of visiting shows upstairs at The Holbeck, starting on Saturday (12 February 2022) with Too Pretty To Punch A comedy spoken word
The Holbeck club is the place to be this Christmas and New Year as Slung Low host a fantastic range of events*. Once you’ve digested your Christmas Dinner, you’ll be ready for the Epic Quiz and Exotic Cheese Board on Monday 27 December at 8pm. Bring your team or join