Family favourite theatre company Wrongsemble return this Christmas with HUMBUG: a Covid-safe family show that promises to delight and unite all ages. This innovative digital production will allow families to enjoy seven filmed episodes of this exciting story throughout December, accompanied by an interactive HUMBUG ‘Fact File’ filled with 13
One of Yorkshire’s best loved actors Barrie Rutter OBE is set to make a welcome return to the stage for the first time since being successfully treated for throat cancer. An undisputed figurehead of Northern theatre, Rutter will perform his one man show, “An Evening with Barrie Rutter” on Saturday
Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatre company, has published a children’s book and launched an initiative that aims to give every child in the neighbourhood a copy. In early October three of the Slung Low team spent a week at Holbeck’s Ingram Road Primary School reading Emergency Story Penguin to the
In recognition of the huge impact the current situation has had on care homes, Arts Together has launched a new project which will see music, drama and performance being used to boost the mental and emotional wellbeing of residents and their carers across Leeds. During September, Arts Together for Care
We had some wonderful feedback following our recent term of the Cultural Community College and are just finalising plans for the Autumn term so keep your eyes peeled for our college programme which will be being delivered in Holbeck soon. We’re excited to announce that these courses are not only
Collaboration brings children’s theatre back to Leeds with day of socially distanced shows Leeds theatre-makers tutti frutti, Wrongsemble, Unlimited Theatre, 154 Collective, Blah Blah Blahs, Alive & Kicking, Interplay, Fidget Theatre and Slung Low have joined forces to bring theatre back to children in the city, delighting them with a live experience on their doorstep.
First things first. Many congratulations to Leeds United on winning the Championship and being promoted to the Premier League. It’s been a long wait, but a bright future beckons now that the club is back where it belongs. I recently watched a television programme on the career of Marcelo Bielsa.
Beeston and Holbeck Councillors have welcomed the council and community groups coming together to offer a fantastic service to local residents. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many important community spaces were closed to keep people safe. This led to multiple teams and services having to explore new ways of
A new mural inspired by the Slung Low LS11 Art Gallery, which saw local residents artworks displayed on lampposts around Beeston and Holbeck, has been unveiled on the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. The mural, commissioned by Beeston Festival, has been created by artist George Addy who took
It is funny how opinions change based on situations. Not for any reason other than sometimes things happen that allow people to take a different perspective. A recent poll in The Times suggests an interesting viewpoint on what is considered useful during a pandemic. The top five non-essential jobs ran