Tag : festival

2000 Year Old Lantern Festival Comes to Leeds

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The Magical lantern festival is all set to debut in Leeds Roundhay Park after its huge success in London last year. Illuminating Roundhay Park from November 25 to January 2 will be dragons the size of three buses and 40,000 bulbs used to create 30 handmade giant lanterns. The festival … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: 3 things you didn’t know about Diwali

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Diwali: The Festival of Lights – or Indian Christmas for the uninitiated. Every autumn, Indian families get together and celebrate with great grandeur. From decorating the entire house with grand lights to designing rangoli (mandala) art, to the buying and gifting of dry fruits…the whole family gets involved – and … Read More

Preview: Beacons Metro

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Beacons Metro preview Beacons Metro is the recent transmutation of Beacons Festival; this used to be a traditional camping festival in August, but the organisers, in keeping with complaints that the traditional camping experience was too expensive for festival-goers, transformed it into a series of gigs, taking place across the … Read More

Holiday edit – festival

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British Festival. Worlds away from the consistent sun of Coachella, the British festival calls for practicality in its fashion choices and this year a move beyond fringe and flowers. Helpfully a few staples go a long way in minimising packing and accounting for the unpredictability of the summer weather. Inspiration … Read More

Mint Festival Preview

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In the overcrowded promotional scene of Leeds there is one team which stands prominent over the general melee. Mint’s stranglehold on the club scene through Mint Club and Mint Warehouse have provided some of the greatest nights of my time at Uni, and I’m sure this is the same for … Read More

Competition – Love International Festival

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Fancy winning one of 2 pairs of tickets to Love International Festival this summer? Just head over to The Gryphon Clubs Facebook page and LIKE the competition post here. Winners will be picked at random and announced on Friday 26th February so you can get those flights booked! Love International is the … Read More

Preview – Bloc 2016

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Running from March 11th through 13th, Bloc’s 10th year is upon us, and the team are venturing back to their family home of Butlins, Minehead to deliver what is to be their final ever festival of techno (and related musics) at the resort. This year’s lineup plays host to one … Read More

Feature – Gottwood Festival 2016

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In a small crest of North Wales’ coastal extremities lies a festival, whose annual popularity frequently belies its size. A place where people from all corners and demographics of the UK – students, promoters, DJs, label bosses, young and old – all venture to in mid-June to wave goodbye to their … Read More

High & Lonesome Festival

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On Saturday 14th November, Left Bank Church and the Brudenell Social Club hosted the small but perfectly formed High and Lonesome festival, spread out across the two venues over one day, and filled to the brim with new and established artists alike. The overarching feel of the festival was relaxed, … Read More

Review: No/Gloss Film Festival

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In early October, No/Gloss Film Festival returned to Leeds for its fourth year of showcasing the best from the underground, DIY film scene. Many of the films this year touched on contentious themes in cinema such as gender, identity and politics. There was so much talent displayed at the festival, but … Read More