Gig preview: Boxed In at Headrow House (Beacons Metro Festival)

PLAYING only a handful of small, intimate gigs and in-store promotion sets before a fuller UK tour next year, Boxed In arrive at Leeds’s Headrow House as one of the early highlights of the Beacons Metro festival which launched on Wednesday night with the splendidly-named Dinosaur Jr.


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (12A)

Tom Cruise has made a career out of pulling off high octane action-packed films which take reality with a pinch of salt.

By Jonathan Chippindale.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - October 26

Aire Valley Marina, by Jonathan Chippindale.

Eliot Kennedy and Gary Barlow

Take That's Gary Barlow to perform at Yorkshire gig for Help For Heroes

Take That superstar Gary Barlow today announced he will join songwriting pal Eliot Kennedy to perform at the Jo Heselden-Edwards' Hidden Wounds album launch for Help For Heroes.
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Undated Film Still Handout from DOCTOR STRANGE. Pictured: Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch). See PA Feature FILM Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Marvel. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Reviews.

Doctor Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch on why he’s taking on a Marvel superhero

He has the brains and British stiff upper lip down to a tee - Benedict Cumberbatch tells Gemma Dunn why he’s taking on a Marvel superhero

By Freddie Drabble.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - October 25

Scarborough lighthouse at first light, by Freddie Drabble.

The Manfreds on UK tour

PREVIEW: 5,4,3,2,1...Sixties icons The Manfreds on UK tour

Do Wah Diddy, Pretty Flamingo and 5-4-3-2-1 hitmakers Manfred Man were 60s icons and are still going strong almost 55-years later as The Manfreds - now on a 29 date UK tour.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Heaven 17 team with Sex Pistols icon for Pretty Vacant at Sheffield City Hall

Temptation stars Heaven 17 will team up with Sex Pistols icon Glen Matlock for an electronic version of Pretty Vacant at a unique Sheffield homecoming gig.
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By John Holtby.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - October 24

Countryside near Sherburn village, by John Holtby.

Katya Jones and Ed Balls during Saturday's live Strictly Come Dancing show. Picture: Guy Levy/BBC/PA Wire

Video: Former MP Ed Balls to dance another day after surviving results show

Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls survived the boot in tonight’s Strictly Come Dancing results show despite finding himself at the bottom of the leaderboard once more last night after almost dropping his partner during a “dodgy lift”.

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Take That to play Sheffield Arena shows on May 29 and 30, 2017.

VIDEO: Take That to play two Wonderland Live dates at Sheffield Arena - ticket details

Chart topping superstars Take That are to turn Sheffield Arena into a Wonderland with two dates announced on their 2017 UK tour.

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SUCCESS: The film has won a numberof awards at film festivals across the world.

Leeds indie film comes back to city

A Leeds indie feature film returns home this weekend after nearly a year on the road.

Sparkle metallic faux fur scarf, �160; dress, from a selection, both

Fashion: All the fun of the fur (with no cruelty)

As faux fur dominates cosy autumn dressing, Stephanie Smith takes a look at the options for those who long to swathe themselves fashionably.


Gig review: Khruangbin at The Wardrobe, Leeds

Mark Speer is teaching the audience about the principles of funk.

Band of Skulls at Leeds University Stylus. Picture: David Hodgson

Gig review: Band of Skulls at Leeds University Stylus

We’ve all been there. In the middle of discussing musical preferences, someone in an attempt to bolster their perceived sophistication announces that ‘they’re OK but I prefer their earlier stuff’.

The Bleeding Obvious. Picture: Jess Rowbottom

Album review: The Bleeding Obvious by The Bleeding Obvious

What am I hearing here? What will you be hearing when The Bleeding Obvious debut hits your headphones?

Billy Talent rocked the Leeds O2 Academy on Thursday night as they returned to the UK on a European tour of their fifth studio album, 'Afraid of Heights'.  Picture: Dustin Rabin

Gig review: Billy Talent, Leeds O2 Academy

Canadian punk-rock royalty Billy Talent had a packed Leeds O2 Academy bouncing as they returned with awesome energy and gave fans a welcome live airing of hits from their fifth studio album Afraid of Heights.

By Ian Heszelgrave.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - October 21

Leeds Civic Hall, by Ian Heszelgrave.

By Steven Sutcliffe.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - October 20

Knaresborough, by Steven Sutcliffe.


Is this the way to your arena? Peter Kay’s disco spectacular heading to Leeds

Here’s some news that will be music to the ears of Peter Kay fans – the much-loved comic is bringing one of his fundraising disco nights to the First Direct Arena in Leeds.

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