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Great Expectations 

Preston Youth Theatre in association with Bordello Theatre presents Charles Dickens’ classic tale. When the orphan Pip is invited to the house of the mysterious Miss Havisham, he falls in love with her beautiful adopted daughter Estella. Read more
 

Stuart McCallum (Cinematic Orchestra): City

The beautiful ambient-electronica-jazz soundscape City is the new album from Manchester guitarist and composer Stuart McCallum. McCallum steps even further into the world of electronica, whilst still maintaining that magical combination of both acoustic and electronic instruments that gives his music such a distinctive sound. Read more
 

Leeds University Union Big Band

Sunday Afternoon with the Big Bands returns with a bang for 2016! The Leeds University Union Big Band, formerly known as the LUU Dance Band, was formed in 1987. This 22 piece big band is a Leeds University Union society has appeared at international jazz festivals like the North Sea Jazz Festival. Read more
 

999

Back at the Conti for 2016! One of the original legendary punk bands from the summer of '77 ... and still angry after all these years! Plus special guests Klammer and Fighting. Keep your eyes peeled for news of more great punk gigs - coming soon! Read more

 

 

Flowers

Friday Feb 19th. This London trio bring their brilliant brand of shoegaze and C86 inflected indie-pop to The Continental on the back of new long player 'Everybody's Dying to Meet You'. Don't miss the chance to catch them on their first ever visit to our fair city, with support from India Mill and Aviso. Read more
 

Dirty Pakistani Lingerie by Aizza Fatima

Feb 25th. Set in post 9/11 America, this internationally acclaimed show depicts the stories of six Pakistani-American Muslim women ranging in age from a six year old girl to a sixty-five year old woman at the chaotic juncture of two different cultures. Cross-cultural sparks fly and preconceptions about Muslim women, sex, and politics are hilariously shattered in the show The Wall Street Journal says “Breaks down stereotypes of Muslim women in America” and that reviewers call a “must-see” production. Read more

 

Chip Shop Chips - at The Foxton Centre

Focusing on love at different ages and celebrating the nation’s favourite food, Chip Shop Chips is an immersive love story set in a chippy from Box of Tricks Theatre, performed in unusual spaces across the north. So put on your dancing shoes, tuck into a fish supper and brace yourself for a unique theatrical experience. This is theatre, but not as you know it: dinner, dance and a show all rolled into one. Ticket price includes a chippy supper! Read more
 

The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican

"The best thing to come out of Barnsley since the A61 to Sheffield" Jarvis Cocker. Put on yer finest knitted gladrags, quaff your barnet, put on your dancing shoes and bring your finest singing voices, as we cordially invite you to witness the Greatest Show On Earth (in tank-tops). Read more
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

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