Tag : james

Otley Road Wetherspoon’s license rejected

2 years ago / 0 comments

In 2014, JD Wetherspoon bought The Elinor Lupton Centre on Headingley lane with intentions of turning it into a 500-capacity venue. They won an appeal in September against Leeds City Council’s decision to reject the initial planning applications. As The Gryphon reported in October, JD Wetherspoon applied for a pub … Read More

Preview: OnRoundhay festival

2 years ago / 0 comments

The one-day festival ‘On Roundhay’ has returned to Leeds after a decade-long wait. As well as music in the park, the festival will boast a wide range of food and drink stands, loads of literature-based events like a live story-telling stage, as well as a fancy-dress competition and a ‘Village … Read More

Interview: Tim Booth (James)

5 years ago / 0 comments

Tim Booth – would-be actor, spiritualist, husband, father, though you probably know him (if at all) as that crazy dancing hippy who fronts the band James. You’ve heard of them, right? No..? They sing ‘Sit Down’. That’s the one, you can stop singing the chorus like a pissed-up football hooligan … Read More