Young Musicians Offered An Extraordinary Opportunity
Young Players at Opera North Orchestra Camp. Photo credit - Opera North
Opera North's popular Orchestra Camp returns this summer with young players being given the opportunity to spend a week of their…
23rd Jun 2017 07:54 PM
Alfie's Experience At Bolesworth International Horse Show
Last week Alfie and I packed our bags and headed to Bolesworth International Horse Show, which is located in Cheshire.
We set off on Wednesday night to arrive ready for the Thursday. It was quite a…
21st Jun 2017 11:00 PM
Opera North Develops Musicians Of The Future
Opera North Children's Chorus - photo by Justin Slee
As part of its long-standing commitment to developing musical talent in Leeds and across the North of England, Opera North will be taking the work…
14th Jun 2017 04:55 PM
Yorkshire Children Take To The Stage For The Big Sing
photo by Amy Charles
Over 600 schoolchildren are getting ready to take to the stage at various venues throughout Yorkshire this month when they perform Opera North's Big Sing.
The pupils attend primary…
9th Jun 2017 03:54 PM
Open Farm Sunday - photo by Mike Winterflood
Three farms in the North York Moors will be throwing open their gates to visitors on 11 June as part of Open Farm Sunday. Stepney Hill Farm near…
6th Jun 2017 04:46 PM
Harewood Welcomes New Baby Donkey Into The Fold
Baby Donkey arrival. Photo by Harewood House Trust
Lady, Harewood's female donkey, gave birth unaided last night to a new foal. The latest arrival is Lady's first baby and both mum and baby are doing…
22nd Jun 2017 04:27 PM
Studs & Crooks
Roger Ingham and Ian 'Adge' Douglass
Unlikely as it may seem, I am reliably informed that neither of these two characters are Studs or Crooks.
They are in fact two of the 'voices' of the very, very…
20th Jun 2017 05:02 PM
Chris, Laura and Jamie
There are many kinds of champions in this world, many found in times of difficulty.
In January 2017 I agreed to become one of 150 Mariposa Fundraising Champions, each of us with…
13th Jun 2017 11:30 AM
Support Leeds Carers Week 2017
This week local people, services and businesses will come together to support carers, and celebrate the vital contribution they make in Leeds for Carers Week 2017, which runs from 12-18 June.
7th Jun 2017 12:03 PM
How To Approach The Thorny Issue Of Pensions When Divorcing
Money money money photo by James Cridland
Along with dwindling annuity rates and the demise of defined pension schemes, it is a fact of life that divorcees' retirement incomes are inevitably lower…
6th Jun 2017 03:45 PM