Flight Of The Conchords

June 24, 2018 at 19:00 (Comedy, Gigs, Music)

Leeds First Direct Arena


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The Magic Numbers

May 29, 2018 at 18:30 (Gigs, Music)

Brudenell Social Club

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Steve Lamacq- Going Deaf For A Living

May 11, 2018 at 18:30 (Gigs, Music)

Brudenell Social Club – Main Room

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From Hollywood with Love

February 4, 2018 at 17:00 (Film, Gigs, Music)

Orchestra of Opera North – Leeds Town Hall

Hollywood is calling! Conductor Tobias Ringborg along with pianist Ian Buckle, presenter Andrew Collins and the fantastic Orchestra of Opera North guide you through the world of Hollywood film scores

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Rob Kemp’s The Elvis Dead

November 3, 2017 at 21:00 (Comedy, Festivals, Gigs, Music) ()

Hyde Park Picture House as part of Leeds International Film Festival 2017


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Glastonbury 2017: The List

June 27, 2017 at 14:17 (Festivals, Film, Gigs, Music) (, )

A list of all the acts and films I saw (or partially saw/heard) at Glastonbury this year. Nothing was disappointing (apart from the massive crowds and gridlock) but also not much stood out as a real highlight, those few highlights are in bold.


  • La Strada (Black Lamp)
  • Rogue One (Palais)
  • The Libertine (Cineramageddon)
  • Withnail & I (Cineramageddon)


  • Hacienda Classical (Pyramid)
  • The Pretenders* (Other)
  • Glass Animals (Introducing)
  • Dua Lipa (Peel)
  • Roe (Introducing)
  • Kris Kristofferson (Pyramid)
  • Royal Blood (Pyramid)
  • Elbow** (Park)
  • Lorde* (Other)
  • Radiohead* (Pyramid)
  • The Flaming Lips (Park)
  • Mad Max: Fury Road* (Cineramageddon)


  • The Bootleg Beatles (Pyramid)
  • Jeremy Hardy (Cabaret)
  • Kernow King (Cabaret)
  • Phil Kay (Theatre Field)
  • Jeremy Corbyn (Pyramid)
  • Run The Jewels (Pyramid)
  • Katy Perry (Pyramid)
  • The Avalanches* (Holts)
  • Foo Fighters** (Only heard them walking behind Pyramid)
  • Fatboy Slim* (Sonic)
  • Craig Hill (Cabaret)


  • Robin Ince (Crow)
  • Cassette Boy vs DJ Rubbish (Glade)
  • Rag’n’Bone Man (Missed because of a nose bleed)
  • Barry Gibb* (Pyramid)
  • Kiefer Sutherland* (Avalon)
  • Stuart Goldsmith (Cabaret)
  • Chic** (Pyramid) 
  • Goldfrapp* (Peel)
  • London Grammar (Peel)
  • Justice** (Holts)

* – Partial set
** – Passing through/couldn’t see but heard

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Cat’s Eyes

November 2, 2016 at 19:45 (Gigs, Music)

Howard Assembly Room

With support from Elsa Hewitt.

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It Follows Live Score

October 30, 2016 at 19:30 (Film, Gigs, Music)

Hyde Park Picture House

Arranged by Emma-Jean Thackray with introduction and Q&A with composer Disasterpeace.20161030_190940_hdr

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Katie Mac

October 26, 2016 at 17:30 (Gigs, Music)

Coffee House Sessions: University Of Bradford


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Orchestra of Opera North: John Williams’ Heroes

October 16, 2016 at 15:00 (Gigs, Music)

Leeds Town Hall

Stephen Bell – conductor


  • 20th Century Fox Fanfare – Alfred Newman
  • Superman – March
  • The Cowboys Overture
  • The Empire Strikes Back – Imperial March
  • Close Encounters – Main Title
  • ET – Flying Theme
  • Far and Away Theme
  • Saving Private Ryan – Hymn to the fallen
  • Jedi Steps and Finale, Star Wars – The Force Awakens
  • Olympic Fanfare & Theme
  • Theme from Jaws
  • Harry Potter – Hedwig’s Theme
  • Harry Potter – Harry’s Wonderous World
  • Schindler’s List – Theme
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Hook – Flight to Neverland
  • Home Alone – Main theme
  • Jurassic Park – Theme

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