Tag : Kirkstall Abbey

Things to do over Easter if you’re staying in Leeds over the break

8 months ago / 0 comments

Beginning to get jealous of all your friends going away this Easter? Don’t fret. Here is your ultimate guide for everything going on in Leeds over the holidays. We’re not in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best Cities’ list for nothing! Kirkstall Abbey – While it may not be the warmest place to … Read More

STYLE EDIT: The Classic Tale of Romeo and… Romeo

2 years ago / 0 comments

O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? Also where’s your jacket from? Shakespeare’s masterpiece Romeo and Juliet is a classic heart wrenching tale, but often it’s forgotten that so much of the drama is told through stage dynamics and theatrical conventions. A key element of those theatrical dynamics were of … Read More

Eat your way through Leeds this bank holiday

3 years ago / 0 comments

Friends, family, fry ups, lie-ins, walks, parties – by no means an exhaustive list, but I’d be surprised if none of the above feature in your typical bank holiday. Over the years, however, I’ve detected a level of anxiety surrounding these extra days off, which we Brits know all too … Read More

Sneaky Experience is immersive like nothing else

4 years ago / 0 comments

For one weekend only, the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey became a playground for cinephiles with Leeds-based Sneaky Experience treating audiences to a special Halloween programme. With films including ‘The Exorcist’, ‘The Blair Witch Project’ and ‘Monsters Inc’ there was a trick or treat for every age range, and the novelty … Read More

Sneaky Experience could be an exciting and alternative way to spend Halloween

4 years ago / 1 comments

Kirkstall Abbey is set to team up with cinema installation specialists Sneaky Experience to present a trio of terrifying evenings over this Halloween weekend. The ruined Cistercian monastery will host The Exorcist, John Carpenter’s Halloween and the seminal Blair Witch Project in three consecutive evenings, allowing horror-lovers to observe these … Read More

Explore Leeds

6 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds isn’t short of places to visit. The city has great public transport links for day trips to one of the nearby towns or attractions, and there are plenty of places closer to home for a bit of breathing space from the hectic freshers’ week goings-on. If you’d like to … Read More