Your YEP Picture of the Day - September 30

Sunflowers at Harlow Carr, by Christine James.

Martyn Ware and Glenn Gregory of Heaven 17

Music interview: Martyn Ware on the BEF and Heaven 17 tour

Martyn Ware, of Heaven 17 and Human League is on the road with British Electric Foundation. Dunan Seaman reports.

A bid for freedom

A bid for freedom

Historical epic Free State of Jones could bag another Oscar for Matthew McConaughey. Film Critic Tony Earnshaw reports.

American street artist Peregrine Church

VIDEO: It will be raining words at Sheffield's Off The Shelf - tell us your favourite Yorkshire sayings

Aye up. 'Av a gander at this. Tha'll niver believe thi eyes with all this Tyke talk when it's silin' it darn in tarn!

Whats on
Hot Dub Time Machine

Music preview: Hot Dub Time Machine at O2 Academy Leeds

The sell out, smash hit club night Hot Dub Time Machine is coming to Leeds.

Rock icons Nickelback at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, October 15

WIN: Meet Rockstar icons Nickelback and win Sheffield Arena tickets

Rockstar icons Nickelback play Sheffield Arena on October 15 and we are celebrating by giving one lucky fan and a guest the chance to meet the band.

Whats on
By Eric Ambler.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - September 29

Leeds Town Hall glows gold for our Olympians and Paralympians, by Eric Ambler.

Scott Fagan pictured around the time of the release of his album South Atlantic Blues in 1968.  Picture: Richie Matthews

Music interview: Scott Fagan

Scott Fagan clearly remembers when his musical journey began.

Beth Orton. Picture: Tierney Gearon

Gig preview: Beth Orton at Leeds Beckett University Students’ Union

“There was no intention, to be honest,” says Beth Orton of her swing on her latest album, Kidsticks, from acoustic guitars to the kind of electronic sound familiar from her mid-1990s recordings.


Albums round up: Head Carrier by Pixies; Here by Teenage Fanclub; Clinging to a Dream by Silver Apples; Pubic Intellectual: An Anthology 1986-2016 by Momus; Jane and Barton by Jane and Barton

“You can’t be too chilled, you can’t be too Zen/I’m rolling down the drain again,” sings Black Francis in the title track of Pixies’ most vibrant rock ’n’ roll album since Bossanova catapulted them high into the UK charts in 1990.

A famous Hepworth sculpture has moved to a new home just yards away from where the renowned sculptor was born. Pictured are Dexter Grice (6) and Amelia Grice (4) at Barbara Hepworths sculpture Ascending Form (Gloria) at Trinity Walk shopping centre, in Wakefield.

New home for famous sculpture in Wakefield

A famous Hepworth sculpture has moved to a new home just yards away from where the renowned sculptor was born.

Celebrity style princess Millie Mackintosh at McArthurglen York Designer Outlet launchingThe White Shirt bar, hosted in a refurbished six-wheeler American truck. It's a collaboration with legendary US shirt company Brooks Brothers and will be at York until October 9.

Fashion: The right white shirt

The white shirt is this season’s key wardrobe piece, to dress up and down endlessly. Stephanie Smith has advice on how to wear.

The Himalayan jacket. in navy snow tip sheepskin, �845, at

Fashion: Head for the coast

As the autumn short break beckons, Stephanie Smith finds the perfect pieces that blend cosy luxury with classic country style.

The flyer for

New Leeds band whip up buzz with spiral campaign

It began with a mysterious spiral symbol that appeared on flyers in bars, gig venues and clubs in several cities, including Leeds, earlier this month.

By Catherine Ruane.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - September 28

Cornfields at Birkin, by Catherine Ruane.

The Enemy

Gig review: The Enemy at O2 Academy Leeds

Few gigs at this venue have ever been more rapturously received.

Mint Festival at The Tetley, Leeds

Festival review: Mint Festival at The Tetley, Leeds

A brand new MiNT was born this year. With a new location, MiNT fest was once again an event to remember.

Breath-taking sculptures illuminated by bright orange flames are set to fire the imaginations of visitors to this years Light Night Leeds.

Fire Balls are set to ignite the imagination at Leeds Light Night

This Breathtaking sculpture illuminated by bright orange flames is set to fire the imaginations of visitors to this year’s Light Night Leeds.

By Gordon Hope.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - September 27

Swallows by the canal at East Riddlesden, by Gordon Hope.

Sarah Jane Mathers-Reilly at Jumbo Records with the celebratory 45rpm 7inch single featuring the Leeds bands Menace Beach and Post War Glamour Girls.

Independent Leeds music store celebrates 45 years with its own vinyl single

Over the past four and a half decades, Jumbo Records has been a flag bearer for Leeds’s independent music scene.

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