Isabel Ralphs speaks to Sheaf Street director, James Abbott Donnelly, about how COVID-19 has impacted the events scene in Leeds, and what it means for the future of clubbing.
For many students, clubbing can be the highlight of their week, especially with Leeds’ unique place in Britain‘s nightlife scene. But not all experiences are equal; Jenny Unwin, who uses a wheelchair, tells us
about the inequalities she’s faced on nights out due to her disability.
Naomi Momoh reflects upon the critical need for safe spaces in clubbing for queer POCs, and their complex importance to the community they represent.
Missing Beaverworks and need something more than Boiler Room’s live streams to keep the memories of the rave alive? Sarah Mortimore reviews four films that will put you back in the middle of the dance […]
“Northern Soul: it’s not just music, it’s a scene”. Thomas Bennett chats to DJ Steve Luigi ahead of Leeds Central Soul Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations this Sunday at HiFi. In a small room with wooden […]
It’s a Friday night, which for many means one thing: clubbing. I find myself migrating towards the venue we have chosen alongside a host of glitter faced, plaid-clad revellers following pre-drinks at a friend’s house on campus. Amongst […]
Leeds University Union is preparing to be transformed into the most terrifying event space in the city this Halloween, with the Living Dead Halloween Festival descending on Lifton Place for one night only on the […]
It might be strange to think that Helena Hauff’s first visit to Wire was on an inconspicuous Tuesday night in November 2015. This time, though, her visit was comfortably one of the city’s most significant […]
What else is there to do in Leeds in the evenings if you’re not into clubbing? Leeds is a party city, it’s no secret. It can be daunting arriving in a place where the norm […]
Adding to the already packed Freshers line-up in Leeds, the week culminated with Trippy Visions bringing their mammoth club night to Church. It’s a pretty self-explanatory process; as you enter the building you’re handed a […]
When making the decision to prise oneself away from the safe familiarity of Leeds and into another country, you can be left with no shortage of things to mull over. The Study Abroad Office will […]
Whether getting glammed up for a night in town, or caked in mud in the depths of Beaverworks, for most students Freshers’ Week will involve music of some form or another. But why is it […]