Tag : clubbing

KEEP THE FAITH: In the Middle with Steve Luigi

4 months ago / 0 comments

“Northern Soul: it’s not just music, it’s a scene”. Thomas Bennett chats to DJ Steve Luigi ahead of Leeds Central Soul Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations this Sunday at HiFi. In a small room with wooden interior and sprung floor, a weekly celebration of sound and movement takes place. Of course, … Read More

Bathroom Politics: Clubbing for Wheelchair Users

10 months ago / 0 comments

It’s a Friday night, which for many means one thing: clubbing. I find myself migrating towards the venue we have chosen alongside a host of glitter faced, plaid-clad revellers following pre-drinks at a friend’s house on campus. Amongst our party are two of my close friends, who are wheelchair users; one of whom … Read More

Living Dead Halloween Festival returns to LUU

11 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union is preparing to be transformed into the most terrifying event space in the city this Halloween, with the Living Dead Halloween Festival descending on Lifton Place for one night only on the 31st of October. With the event’s Facebook page promising “live actors, terrifying performers, haunting production” … Read More

Dark and Experimental Hauff Returns to Wire

11 months ago / 0 comments

It might be strange to think that Helena Hauff’s first visit to Wire was on an inconspicuous Tuesday night in November 2015. This time, though, her visit was comfortably one of the city’s most significant and irresistible winter bookings. In the two years that separates these two gigs; relentless touring, … Read More

Agony aunt: evenings in Leeds

12 months ago / 0 comments

What else is there to do in Leeds in the evenings if you’re not into clubbing? Leeds is a party city, it’s no secret. It can be daunting arriving in a place where the norm is a night out at Canal Mills or Warehouse, particularly if you don’t enjoy clubbing … Read More

Trippy Visions Freshers Party at Church – Review

12 months ago / 0 comments

Adding to the already packed Freshers line-up in Leeds, the week culminated with Trippy Visions bringing their mammoth club night to Church. It’s a pretty self-explanatory process; as you enter the building you’re handed a pair of high-diffraction glasses, which turns the whole venue into a smorgasbord of intense light … Read More

Copenhagen Nightlife: A Study Abroad Perspective

2 years ago / 0 comments

When making the decision to prise oneself away from the safe familiarity of Leeds and into another country, you can be left with no shortage of things to mull over. The Study Abroad Office will rightly point us towards looking at the cost of living, potential language barriers, and the … Read More

Beats on the Brain: How music affects the way you move

4 years ago / 0 comments

Whether getting glammed up for a night in town, or caked in mud in the depths of Beaverworks, for most students Freshers’ Week will involve music of some form or another. But why is it intrinsic to human nature to enjoy music, and why do most people struggle to resist … Read More

Second Year Sobriety

6 years ago / 0 comments

Something strange has happened to the rabid party animals I knew last year. They’ve all pulled out their intravenous rum-and-coke drips and are now in the process of becoming adults. It’s a dangerous disease: growing up, and the effects are irreversible. I’ve recently observed many harrowing symptoms since starting my … Read More

Socialite Students

6 years ago / 0 comments

It’s a student’s prerogative to have wild nights out. Outside of the student bubble it is assumed that student life is a haze of vodka-lemonade and late night kebabs; that our days begin at midday and end mid-morning and that the club scene is the lone pinnacle of our existence. … Read More