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REVIEW: Gruelling rehearsal schedule leads to concert of 'astounding brilliance' by Under 13s National Children's Orchestra
1:44pm Friday 22nd August 2014
12:21pm Monday 18th August 2014
AS part of Ilkley Summer Festival’s month-long line-up of events, La Casita will be showcasing a live paella cooking demonstration this Sunday, 24 August, from 16.00 to 18.00, at the town’s bandstand.
3:41pm Monday 18th August 2014
TO COMMEMORATE the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War National Youth Music Theatre has commissioned a new work from Benjamin Till. The story follows a group of Leeds residents from the start of the war until the battle of the Somme in 1916. The men, members of an amateur brass band, join up to the Leeds Pals regiment and their womenfolk decide to learn the instruments that the men have left behind to keep the spirit of the brass band alive and to play for them when they triumphantly return to the city after the war. We watch the women trying to learn the brass instruments whilst the men simply try to stay alive. It is an epic musical about love and survival.
9:20am Tuesday 12th August 2014
The Reduced Shakespeare Company will appear at City Varieties in September with The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]; an irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays. The Company is a three-man comedy troupe that takes long, serious subjects and reduces them to short, sharp comedies.
Opera North announces trio of new shows for autumn: La Traviata, The Coronation of Poppea and The Bartered Bride
9:40am Monday 11th August 2014
3:40pm Monday 11th August 2014
12:25pm Monday 11th August 2014
5:36pm Sunday 10th August 2014
A DEGREE in biochemistry seems a long way from Top of the Pops, but it was what brought Pauline to Coventry. And it was in Coventry where she initially made her mark with The Selecter, the band which, along with The Specials and The Beat, led the way in the 2 Tone movement.
6:12am Saturday 9th August 2014
5:25pm Saturday 9th August 2014
2:23pm Saturday 9th August 2014
12:09pm Friday 8th August 2014
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2:43pm Wednesday 6th August 2014
6:34pm Tuesday 5th August 2014
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11:33am Friday 1st August 2014
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2:48pm Thursday 31st July 2014
2:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014
2:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014
11:34am Tuesday 29th July 2014
Vision Nine and BBC Worldwide are delighted to announce that the UK and European premiere of the hugely popular Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular will be making a stop at the first direct arena next May.
11:11am Thursday 17th July 2014
4:44pm Monday 14th July 2014
9:45am Saturday 12th July 2014
12:08pm Thursday 10th July 2014
11:44am Thursday 10th July 2014
New car roadtest: Refreshed and ready to do battle in the tough mid-size saloon market, Kia’s Optima is a high-spec, value for money alternative to the mainstream opposition. By Iain Dooley, Motoring Writer
5:08pm Monday 7th July 2014
JAMES Rhodes is a dude. A classical pianist wrapped in starry celebrity. At a performance in Hay last month, the Hollywood actor Benedict Cumberbatch led the standing ovation. Fans include Stephen Fry. Why? Rhodes has reinvented the image of classical music. This July, he stars as Harrogate International Festival’s Artist in Resident.
3:27pm Monday 7th July 2014
5:00pm Monday 7th July 2014
HOLD onto your hats. Bellowhead is blasting into Yorkshire headlining Harrogate International Festival tomorrow night (Friday), as well as curating a platform for Young Musicians during the month-long festival. We spoke to cellist, fiddle player and the only female in the 11-strong band, Rachel McShane.
4:51pm Monday 7th July 2014
4:37pm Monday 7th July 2014
SHAKESPEARE in Hollywood is the last production of the season to be staged at Ilkley Playhouse this summer, running until July 19. Directed for the Playhouse by Robin Green in the Wharfeside Theatre, this hilarious farce has sets designed in collaboration the Arts and Media students of Bradford College. The second year students are also helping the talented wardroom team at Ilkley Playhouse, with the design of some of the costumes.
4:15pm Monday 7th July 2014
3:32pm Monday 7th July 2014
2:27pm Friday 4th July 2014
2:31pm Friday 4th July 2014
12:18pm Thursday 19th June 2014
4:33pm Tuesday 17th June 2014
10:24am Thursday 5th June 2014
9:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014
8:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014
Whilst the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford continues to celebrate its centenary year another of Bradford Theatres’ venues is set to celebrate as the Winter Garden in Ilkley reaches the same milestone in June 2014.
10:00am Tuesday 27th May 2014
10:00am Tuesday 27th May 2014