Tag : Hyde Park Book Club

Stretchy Dance Supply: Bringing Weird and Wonderful Parties to Leeds

6 months ago / 0 comments

In perusing the wonderful selection of club nights Leeds has to offer, one might be forgiven for misinterpreting Stretchy Dance Supply as a new age yoga class. In some respects, this examination is not entirely misguided. Their opening night took place earlier this year to great success in the ever … Read More

Leeds Arts University students showcase their talent in ‘Proximity’ @ HPBC

8 months ago / 0 comments

Proximity, a second-year visual arts exhibition from a handful of students from Leeds Arts University, was an intimate, diverse affair. Described as “a multidisciplinary exhibition focusing on proximity within space, time and relationship”, the works were arranged in the small, crowded basement of the Hyde Park Book Club, a choice … Read More

In The Middle with Chelou

10 months ago / 0 comments

Last week, in a cosy corner of Hyde Park Book Club, music editor Hollie Griss sat down with talented alternative musician Chelou to chat about life on the road, Leeds venues, and album plans. Since the beginning of October, Chelou has been touring all over Europe and the UK, “playing … Read More

Chelou sedates Hyde Park Book Club, 29/11

10 months ago / 0 comments

On a cold Wednesday evening at the end of a particularly dreary November, the intimate, intricate sounds of alternative musician Chelou arrived in Leeds. In the intimate venue of Hyde Park Book Club, Chelou breezed between calm moments of acoustic simplicity, and heavier outbursts of guitar and empowered vocals, for … Read More

Voter registration incentives: Leeds events

1 year ago / 0 comments

In the 2015 general election, 34% of the electorate did not register to vote. In the recent referendum on Britain’s place in the EU, 64% of 18-24s did not vote at all. To prevent this happening in the upcoming general election on June 8th, some Leeds-based event organisers are targeting … Read More

Edward Boyle Cafe renamed The Edit Room

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Edward Boyle cafe was originally called The Book Club, but following a dispute with local venue The Hyde Park Book Club, the university announced it would be changing the name. The new name chosen for the cafe is The Edit Room and can already be found on staff aprons … Read More

Indie Banquet III @ Hyde Park Book Club, 26/2/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

Following in the steps of Duke Studios and Wharf Chambers, the plywood basement of Hyde Park Book Club played host to the third in the Indie Banquet series of gigs put on by Pizza for the People. Flanked by food from the Citroen van of Pizza Fella and the Book … Read More

“This show got me sober”: Eleanor Conway on being an unapologetic woman

2 years ago / 0 comments

Covering Tinder, porn and addiction, Eleanor Conway’s debut stand up show, Walk of Shame, doesn’t hold back. Jessica Murray chats to her about how the show has changed her life, and why it’s a great time to be a female in comedy… Up and coming comedian Eleanor Conway credits her … Read More

Edward Boyle cafe to be renamed following battle with Hyde Park Book Club

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Leeds University has announced that they will change the name of the newly opened cafe in Edward Boyle library, The Book Club, following a dispute with local venue Hyde Park Book Club over the name. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “The University is committed to helping create a supportive … Read More

New Edward Boyle café in name row with Hyde Park Book Club

2 years ago / 0 comments

The new cafe in the Edward Boyle library opened it’s doors to students for the first time this week, however it has attracted some controversy due to it’s name, The Book Club, which some are claiming undermines the branding of local venue Hyde Park Book Club. The new cafe in Edward … Read More