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Leeds: Theatre Group Edinburgh Proposals 2016

February 13, 2016 at Leeds University Union in Leeds.

Every year Theatre Group takes two shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It’s the largest arts festival in the world, and the most invaluable two-month experience. This is your chance to take a show up to the Fringe and have an amazing summer! We usually select two shows which perform in the same space on alternate days throughout the Festival.

Proposals will be held on Saturday 13th February. The format will be similar to our term time proposals. You will have 10 minutes to talk about your ideas then a 5 minute discussion period with the committee. You can come on your own or with your production team if you have one.
The show you propose must have no rights, as these would be too expensive to fund for the whole month of the Fringe. So this means either proposing new writing, or a play that is out of copyright. If you propose a play that is out of copyright, you’ll need to tell us what you’re going to do with it, and why it would be a success at the Fringe (both commercially and artistically). When choosing a play we advise you to select something which you will be able to market successfully at the Fringe, as Theatre Group must choose shows which will be financially viable.
If you propose an original piece of writing, you do not have to have finished it by the date of proposals, but you’ll need to have finished script extracts and a very detailed plot so that the committee can get a sufficient idea of your work.

This year, we require you to submit a script of the play you are proposing by FRIDAY 5TH FEBRUARY so that the committee have a chance to read it prior to proposals. If the script is not complete, you can submit script extracts and a synopsis of the play instead.

Here’s a few ideas on what to include in your proposal:
A short synopsis of the play
How will you market the show in Edinburgh?
Who is your target market?
Why will people want to come and see the show?
What design ideas do you have, e.g. set, costume, props?
What ideas do you have for fundraising money?
Why would you be a good director?
What will make you a successful leader of your team over the two-month period?
Shows must be between 45 and 55 minutes in length, as this is the time slot allowed by the venue.
Production teams of the shows accepted MUST BE FREE for the whole of July for rehearsals and the whole of August for the Festival itself. You must be able to fund your living costs whilst staying in Edinburgh for the month. We will organise and pay for theatre hire for you, help with publicity for your show, provide you with a production budget, as well as access to a network of actors/producers/crew. You do not need to have a full production team to propose, as we can link you up with people at a later date.

To book your time at proposals, please select a slot on our doodle:

http://doodle.com/poll/hzsx9v5d7dkf38fd

We will have a Proposal Nervy Tea on TUESDAY 2ND FEBRUARY where you can come and have an informal chat with us about your proposal. We highly advise you come and ask us any questions you may have, as we can iron out any issues before your proposal, giving you a stronger chance.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions! You can email luutheatregroup@gmail.com or message us on Facebook.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity- it truly is the most exciting event in the TG calendar, and a chance to have a wonderful summer of theatre!

Address: University Square, University of Leeds, Leeds
Theatre Group Edinburgh Proposals 2016

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Leeds: JANUARY LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITALS

January 15, 2016 at Leeds Minster in Leeds.

The Friends of the Music of Leeds Minster
[Registered Charity 1055944]
present
LEEDS MINSTER LUNCHTIME ORGAN MUSIC
from 12.30 to 1.10 pm on Friday each week

Organ Recitals JANUARY 2016
Dr Simon Lindley organist – starting back on the 15th
BACH TO THE CITY

Friday 15 January
Allabreve in D, S589
Chorale: The Old Year now has passed away [from the Little Organ Book], S614
Pastorella in F, S590 [four short movements – no tempo markings]
Trio Sonata I in E flat, S525 [three movements]
Sinfonia to Cantata 106 – God’s time is best
Prelude and Fugue in B minor, S544

Friday 22 January
Fantasia in G [Pièce d’Orgue] – Vitement – Grave – Trés lentement, S572
Air [Suite III in D] – transcribed by Basil Ramsey
Fugue in B minor on a subject by Arcangelo Corelli, S579
Gottfried August Homilius, formerly attributed to Bach
Chorale: Deck, thyself, my soul, with gladness
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, S582

Friday 29 January
Fugue on Magnificat, S733[Tonus Peregrinus]
Concerto IV in C major [one movement] S595
Two Candlemas Chorales for the Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple [2 February]:
In peace and joy I now depart S616– Lord Jesu, now open wide thy heaven S617
Trio in C minor [two movements] S585 – now thought to be by J L Krebs
Prelude and Fugue in G major, S541

All proceeds are devoted to the tuning and maintenance of the Minster’s magnificent organ – a task funded on an annual basis by grants from the Friends of the Music of Leeds Minster.

Address: Kirkgate, Leeds
JANUARY LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITALS

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Leeds: The Blueprints 7″ Single Launch supporting The Lottery Winners

January 30, 2016 at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds.

Our brand new double A side single Multiply/Circles is released on Saturday 30th January on limited edition transparent yellow vinyl. Each record will come with a digital download for your pocket sized music needs.

We’re celebrating at a gig hosted by GEHO Events supporting our friends The Lottery Winners at The Brudenell Social Club in Leeds the very same evening. Also playing are Liberty Ship and 1 more band TBC. We’ll be onstage at 8.30 sharp, so arrive early and soak up the goodness.

Doors 7.30
7.45 TBC
8.30 The Blueprints
9.15 Liberty Ship
10.00 The Lottery Winners
11.00 Curfew

The first 20 tickets bought at this link (posted here very soon) will get a FREE copy of our limited edition single on the night. Can’t say fairer than that!

We’re really excited to get the record out there and at one of the UK’s best venues.

Address: 33 Queens Road, Leeds
The Blueprints 7" Single Launch supporting The Lottery Winners

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Leeds: Premier 21 Day Combat Fitness Challenge 2016

January 03, 2016 at Premier Martial Arts Leeds in Leeds.

Kick off 2016 with a big bang. The highly anticipated Premier 21 Day Combat Fitness Challenge is here once again. After 21 days you will have a great level of fitness to tackle any challenge that you set yourself for the rest of the year.

Here is a brief description of what the challenge is:

21 days + 21 wods (1 combat inspired work out a day) = a grueling but extremely rewarding challenge. The first work out is on Sunday 3rd Jan and the big finale is on Saturday 23rd Jan.

One work out will be posted a day online along with videos to explain the movements. They will be a mixture of functional fitness and MMA. All movements require no equipment so you can do them anywhere. Do them in class, with a group of friends or on your own and post your times online afterwards. Fellow instructors and coaches get involved and get your students to join in too.

Here are two instructional videos to get you started and help you get familiar with the movements for the 1st week:

Part 1: https://youtu.be/-OzxgeD8DdY

Part 2: https://youtu.be/Xoge1Gq-Q-Q

Address: Unit 11, Carlton Mills, Pickering Street, Leeds
Premier 21 Day Combat Fitness Challenge 2016

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Leeds: Getting Started on Pinterest – Creative Craft Class

March 03, 2016 at Our Handmade Collective in Leeds.

Chat with Sophie of Onetenzeroseven and learn how to get started on Pinterest! Find out how to use it to organise all the things you love, inspire a room makeover, boost your online business and share great content that your customers, readers and followers will love!
FREE goody bag for each attendee.
Class cost is £15.00 per person.
Bookings can be made instore at Our Handmade Collective or by calling 0113 4182304.

Address: 19 Grand Arcade, Vicar Lane, Leeds
Getting Started on Pinterest - Creative Craft Class

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Leeds: ULTIMATE POWER – LEEDS FEBRUARY 12TH

February 12, 2016 at Attic Leeds in Leeds.

Ultimate Power, the world’s greatest power ballads clubnight, is coming to LEEDS!

We return to The Attic on Friday February 12th and we cannot wait!

Ultimate Power is a night playing nothing but the greatest power ballads ever written, celebrated by the friendliest clubgoers around, creating a night of pure euphoria…bring your air guitar and your throat sweets and let’s get ready to (slowly) rock!

Cheap advance tickets are ONSALE NOW:

http://www.ultimatepowerclub.com/tickets/

‘Less a club night…more a religious happening’ – The Guardian
‘Every man loves a power ballad…a full-on ode to the very best’ – ShortList
‘A club night like no other – the ultimate communal karaoke’ – Time Out
‘A fun-as-fuck communal club experience’ – NME

THE GREATEST SONGS EVER WRITTEN +
POWER BALLADS ALL NIGHT LONG +
THE FRIENDLIEST ATMOSPHERE =
LEEDS’ BEST NEW CLUB NIGHT

Address: The Cube, Corner of Great George Street & Albion Street, Leeds
ULTIMATE POWER - LEEDS FEBRUARY 12TH

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Leeds: Classic Moves Course 2nd Mar

March 02, 2016 at The Dance Studio Leeds in Leeds.

There are so many awesome Lindy Hop moves, we wish we could learn them all. In this four week course we’ll teach you some of the most classic ones. Including the infamous Texas Tommy, Switches and more. The aim of this course is to spend a good amount of time learning how to do these classic moves well so as to lead and follow them smoothly on the social dance floor. You will be required to have a good grasp of the fundamentals of Lindy Hop and swingouts.

Wednesdays, 2nd March – 23rd March
8:30-9:30pm
at Dance Studio Leeds
cost: £30 for the 4wk course

to register email: swingdanceleeds@gmail.com

This is just one of the courses we offer, for a full list of courses visit:
http://swingdanceleeds.com/whats-on/courses/

Address: Mabgate Mills, Macaulay Street, Leeds
Classic Moves Course 2nd Mar

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Leeds: Victory Hall & Leeds Mencap Fundraiser

February 05, 2016 at Thorner Victory Hall in Leeds.

An evening of fantastic live music, drinking and dancing to the sounds of ‘We Are Stax’ Playing a selection of the freshest soul and vintage R&B from:
★Marvin Gaye ★ Beyonce ★Al Green ★James Brown ★Luther Vandross ★Bruno Mars ★Chic ★Justin Timberlake ★Martha & The Vandellas ★Paloma Faith ★And many more!!

Tickets from:
Delectations Deli
Thorner Village Shop
Jon Downs on 0113 2893227
Leeds Mencap on 01132351331

All proceeds to Thorner Victory Hall and Leeds Mencap

Victory Hall & Leeds Mencap Fundraiser

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Leeds: BACH CANTATAS

February 15, 2016 at Leeds Town Hall in Leeds.

Bach Cantatas
15th February 2016
1.05pm
Leeds Town Hall

This selection of Cantatas has everything, from the plaintive serenity of single-movement funeral cantata ‘O Jesu Christ, my soul’s true light’, the wistful duet of bass and oboe as Christ contemplates his final journery to Jerusalem, through he famous Soprano aria ‘My heart ever faithful’, described by Sir John Eliot Gardiner as ‘surely one of Bach’s most refreshing and unbuttoned expressions of melodic joy and high spirits, to Bach’s youthfully exuberant and innovative setting of Martin Luther’s Easter hymn ‘Christ lay in death’s dark shadow’.

O Jesu Christ, mein Lebens Licht BWV 118
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem BWV 159
Johann Sebastian Bach
Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt BWV 68
Johann Sebastian Bach
Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4
Johann Sebastian Bach

Kristina James – soprano
Lucy Appleyard – mezzo soprano
Peter Condry – tenor
Quentin Brown – bass
Alan Horsey – continuo
Principals of National Festival Orchestra
Sally Robinson – leader
St Peter’s Singers
Simon Lindley – Conductor

BACH CANTATAS

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Leeds: Mischief | Exam Blowout

February 03, 2016 at The Warehouse Leeds in Leeds.

On Wednesday 3rd February we celebrate an end to exams the only way we know how, with a huge Warehouse packed with students ready to cause Mischief!

1st release tickets here: http://bit.ly/1kfetpL
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Drink, dance and cause Mischief every Wednesday with a mash up of house, hip hop and all out classics.
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Tickets: £4 / £5 / £6
Online: www.Mischiefclub.co.uk
Contact, Alex: 07941 121 818
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Drinks:
£2.50 Large Vodka // £2.50 Jungfrau Bomb // £1 Shots

Wednesday 23rd September
10pm 3am
The Warehouse
19-21 Somers St, Leeds LS1 2RG

Address: 19-21 Somers Street, Leeds
Mischief | Exam Blowout

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