The Choir of Clare College at Howard Assembly Room
The lights are off. The choir enters and surprises the audience by spreading out around the room. This gives to their performance of their first piece, Thomas Tallis’ Videte miraculum, something like a surround sound effect, placing the audience at the physical heart of the music.
Driving a digital future: In conversation with Stuart Clarke
Big things are in the pipeline for Leeds, and there’s no one better equipped than Stuart Clarke to dispense all the details. From Leeds Digital Festival and Yorkshire Dance to multiple start-ups and global investment, he speaks with the passion and positivity of a city ready to embrace the future. I wanted to know more.
Let’s Do Lunch at Butlers, Kirkstall Forge
My normal modus operandi is to take a bus into Leeds and let the day take me where it will. This week I was asked to venture out of town to sample the food on offer at Butler’s in the newly opened Number One Kirkstall Forge. The building is an office block with six floors, actually there are seven but that’s another storey! It is a couple of miles outside the City Centre and meant a train ride to the newly opened Kirkstall Forge Station, so I whipped out my Senior Railcard and off I went.