Beauty: Win two sets of Neom Organics Cleanse, Nourish and Sleep skincare routine

Neom Organics suggests a night-time skincare regime of cleanse, nourish and sleep. Beauty Editor Stephanie Smith finds out more, plus win two sets of Neom’s night-time skincare routine. And beauty products of the week.

Karen Angelina opens pop-up Cutout Dolls at Leeds Market.

Yorkshire Fashion Diary: Style & beauty events across the county

Catwalks, model castings, festivals and fairs, launches, store openings and shopping nights, workshops and beauty events ...introducing a regular round-up of upcoming fashion and beauty dates for your diary across Yorkshire. If you have an event you would like to be included in the Yorkshire Fashion Diary listings, email:

Shipping containers will house a catwalk and behind the scenes studio.

The Fashion Space: Look out for the shipping containers

Catwalks take over Leeds city centre this weekend and next, starring High Street giants and local independents. Fashion Editor Stephanie Smith reports. Plus timings and days of catwalk anf ither events.

By Paul Goodyear.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 26 April

Daffodils at Temple Newsam, by Paul Goodyear.

Blossoms play two gigs in Leeds in May.

Music interview – Blossoms: ‘We want to be around for a long, long time’

Blossoms are something of an anomaly in 2018. The Stockport indie-rock heroes haven’t withered in the face of adversity like so many of their forerunners and early peers; indeed, they seem to have gone from strength to strength in a market thoroughly disinterested with electric guitars.

Scott Matthews releases his sixth album The Great Untold on April 27.

Music interview – Scott Matthews: ‘When I’m songwriting I’ve always got the voices of Paul Simon and Roy Walker on my shoulder’

Six albums into his musical career, singer songwriter Scott Matthews has very much found his niche as a recording artist.

Marillion at York Barbican. Picture: Neil Short

Gig review: Marillion at York Barbican

For a band that’s 39 years old and counting and that along the way has turned out some of progressive rock’s biggest international hits, it was blindingly obvious that Marillion’s music and performances are timeless.

The Streets at O2 Academy Leeds. Picture: David Hodgson

Gig review: The Streets at O2 Academy Leeds

There’s a lot changed in the world since 2011, the year that Mike Skinner released the final album Computers and Blues from his band The Streets.

CAST AWAY: Members of the ensemble performed an outdoor show in Newcastle.

Last Ship to dock at Leeds Grand Theatre

A critically acclaimed production will arrive at the Leeds Grand Theatre in May after receiving five-star reviews at its opening in Newcastle.

By David North.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 25 April

View of the River Aire from Leeds railway station, by David North.

Clubbers at techno club Orbit at Afterdark, Morley, Leeds in 1994, from the exhibition One Foot in the Rave at Leeds International Festival. Picture: James Lange

Salute to the clubs that got Leeds raving

They were the nightclubs that changed the face of dance music in the UK and worldwide in the 80s and 90s – and they began in Leeds.

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Revealed: The films that captured Leeds on the big screen

From famous features to lesser-known gems, Leeds is no stranger to film crews and cameras.

Suggs - Madness 'PIC: Ian West/PA Wire

Nutty show expected as Madness head to Leeds

Pop legends Madness are set to turn the First Direct Arena in Leeds into their very own house of fun later this year.

The revolutionary Bronzie jumpsuit, which you slip on after fake tanning.

Beauty: Fake tanning made simple (and really rather chic)

Yorkshire-backed tanning brand Bronzie has created special mitts and a jumpsuit for before and after perfection. Clever or what? Beauty Editor Stephanie Smith reports, plus Beauty Products of the Week.

The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, attributed to John Taylor. Picture National Portrait Gallery

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (and potentially his birth, although the exact date of this remains unknown). With this comes the remembrance and celebration of his life and the distinguished works for which he is known by to this very day.
PIC: Bruce Rollinson

A meeting of military power in the Yorkshire Dales... past and present

The ancient and modern combined in the Yorkshire Dales for this wonderful shot of an RAF Atlas aircraft passing over Middleham Castle, the childhood home of Richard III.

By Catherine Ruane.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 23 April

Daffodils at Temple Newsam, by Catherine Ruane.

Joan As Police Woman.

Gig review: Joan As Police Woman at Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

It’s appropriate that Parker Kindred is the last man to stop playing and leave the stage. The drummer has, after all, been the root of many of the songs performed during Joan As Police Woman’s two-hour set.


The Leeds artist so allergic to the materials he uses, he has been hospitalised twice

He is severely allergic to the paint he uses, but David Rusbatch tells Sarah Freeman that the end result is worth the occasional trips to A&E. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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Matty Bovan's first solo show at London Fashion Week in February, the AW18 collection inspired by his grandmother and the Yorkshire Wolds. Picture by Shaun James Cox

‘When you have a stable background, you can face a lot’ ... how Matty Bovan became the ‘great bright hope’ of British fashion

Matty Bovan, hailed the new superhero of British fashion, tells Stephanie Smith how he overcame barriers and rules to become a catwalk sensation.

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