Category Archives: Culture

Health experts slam Emmerdale characters’ lifestyles

By Óné Chappy TV soap Emmerdale’s characters have been slammed by health experts for portraying irresponsible lifestyles to their viewers.

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New art space for Hepworth Gallery

By Jon Cronshaw The Hepworth Wakefield is celebrating its second birthday with the announcement of a new 600 square metre contemporary art space that will open this later this summer. The ground floor of Caddies Wainwright Mill, a 19th century … Continue reading

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New drama resource for Leeds groups

By Sallie Gregson A drama library has been set up in Leeds, offering drama groups, theatre companies and students access to a huge range of texts.

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Wolf People – the interview

Jon Cronshaw interviewed Wolf People before their show at Leeds’ Holy Trinity Church. Find out how they feel about comparisons to Jethro Tull, the influence of The Stone Roses, and their message to Culture Secretary Maria Miller. Plus, find out … Continue reading

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Future looks Rosie for 80s goth rock author

As well as being the front-woman of one of the most prominent bands in the early-80s Leeds post–punkscene, The March Violets, Rosie Garland is a published novelist, has battled cancer and now has been long listed for one of the most prestigious … Continue reading

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Wonderstuff duo come to Otley

Otley will be going dizzy for The Wonder Stuff when the 90’s seminal band becomes two for their acoustic show next week. Lead singer of The Wonder Stuff Miles Hunt 46, from Shropshire will be playing alongside violinist Erica Nockalls … Continue reading

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Is the Top 40 having a mid-life crisis?

Live at Leeds inspired our Yorkshire Voice team to debate the state of the Top 40. Who do you agree with?  Jon Cronshaw “There’s no quality in the top 40” I went to the doctors recently. While sitting in the … Continue reading

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