MAP Charity will make a huge step towards revitalising Mabgate’s creative community in July, as work begins on a million-pound restoration of its headquarters, Hope Foundry.
Take a look back at how the arts world has treated President Trump over the years and what new material he has given them to work with.
Michaela Coel has triumphed once again. Acclaim for her raw, unflinching drama I May Destroy You has been rapturous both online and in column inches as the shownavigates the ambiguities of consent, the power of […]
Owen Frost sits down (virtually) with Patrick Holland, Controller of BBC 2, to discuss his channel’s policies regarding Black Lives Matter and the increasing importance of history in public broadcasting. Owen: Hi Patrick, can you […]
Hamilton has rightly earned its acclaim as game-changing and renegade theatre. With its eighteenth-century Founding Fathers rapping their way through the construction of America and a cast that is largely made up of actors of […]
In a generation tormented with the increasing pressures of achieving financial stability, a growing number of students are opting for STEM subjects and careers rather than the supposedly “indulgent” arts and humanities discipline. An important […]
There isn’t a more suited place in Leeds than the Grand Theatre to host the performance which refuses to announce itself quietly: Kinky Boots. The spectacular show arrived in the city on Tuesday 9th April […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When the worlds of ‘high’ and ‘low’ culture collide, clashes will always be inevitable. Presidents on Twitter, political campaigns fuelled by popular music, and even memes used as classroom props have all been topics […]
Arts Writer, Ellie Montgomery, catches up with renowned comedian Phill Jupitus, discussing political comedy and the need for men to move aside and let women take centre stage. Long-time comedy veteran Phill Jupitus is admired […]
When even the presenters of BBC’s Front Row dislike theatre, it’s beginning to look as though the art form has no place in mainstream culture. Yet, it always seems like more can be done to […]
With the election on everybody’s mind, Evita was the perfect musical to be performed at Leeds Grand Theatre – unless Corbyn the Musical decides to tour anytime soon. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s politically […]
Creative arts initiative launches in Leeds with good vibes, girl power and community values. Following its success in Sheffield and Manchester, a non-profit volunteer community aiming to support and celebrate female creatives has now arrived […]