Miller and Carter at The Light in Leeds

The Light Restaurants in Leeds Review

[Originally published on On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/yorkshire-restaurant-reviews/the-light-leeds/] The Light in Leeds has been transformed from a traditional shopping centre to more of a one-stop destination for all of your food, drink and entertainment needs. With an unusual mixture of shops (including an O’Neill for your trendy surfer-inspired gear, a shop selling the crafty creations of local artists and designers and then a fitness supplement store), well-known restaurants … Continue reading The Light Restaurants in Leeds Review

No5 Restaurant Grassington

No5 Restaurant @ Grassington House Hotel Review

[Originally posted on On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/yorkshire-restaurant-reviews/no5-restaurant-grassington-house-hotel/] Grassington House Hotel is located in the centre of the traditional market town of Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales. The town is just off the main route between Harrogate and Skipton and one could easily drive along the A59 without thinking about turning off to explore. That would be a big mistake as you would be missing out on the … Continue reading No5 Restaurant @ Grassington House Hotel Review

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong @ Leeds Grand Theatre Review

[Originally posted on On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/play-goes-wrong-review-leeds-grand-theatre/] Having gone to University in Edinburgh I am pretty well acquainted with improvised theatre and comedy as it is a staple at the Fringe Festival as well as at the Uni’s theatres throughout the year. In my opinion, there are two main things that make an improv performance so brilliant to watch. Firstly, the audience participation: feeding the actors ideas … Continue reading The Play That Goes Wrong @ Leeds Grand Theatre Review

The Rock of Ages Cast

Rock of Ages @ Bradford Alhambra Review

[Originally posted on On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/rock-ages-review-bradford-alhambra/] As a self-confessed 80’s rock superfan (I even walked down the aisle to Guns n’ Roses’ Sweet Child O’ Mine!) I knew that I would enjoy Rock of Ages. But it is much more than a musical that simply borrows songs from some of the best glam rock bands of the 1980s. It is guaranteed to be one of the … Continue reading Rock of Ages @ Bradford Alhambra Review

Morecambe

‘Morecambe’ @ York Theatre Royal Review

[Originally posted on On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/morecambe-review-york-royal/] With countless re-runs of their classic Christmas show, documentaries about their lives, two plays and a fictional film about them, I am sure that we all feel that we really know Morecambe and Wise. The return of Morecambe to the stage since its first nationwide tour in 2011 is testament to the love that the British public still has for … Continue reading ‘Morecambe’ @ York Theatre Royal Review

Birdsong at Cast, Doncaster

‘Birdsong’ Review

[Originally posted on On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/birdsong-review-cast-doncaster/] Having once focused on World War One literature for my university dissertation, I was well-acquainted with the story portrayed in Sebastian Faulks’ novel Birdsong and thought I knew what to expect from the theatre adaptation. I was wrong. I was not prepared to be so completely immersed in the story and find myself transported to the middle of the trenches, … Continue reading ‘Birdsong’ Review

Robert Burns Attractions

[Originally Posted on VisitScotland.com: http://www.visitscotland.com/about/robert-burns/footsteps] Find out more about Robert Burns’ fascinating life as you explore his former homes and discover captivating collections in museums dedicated to the famous poet. Discover the intriguing life of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns, as you explore the landmarks that inspired his work and museums dedicated to his life. Travel to Ayrshire & Arran and see where the famous Scottish … Continue reading Robert Burns Attractions

Local Produce and Producers in Scotland

[Originally posted on VisitScotland.com: http://www.visitscotland.com/about/food-drink/local-produce/] Although the country’s national dish, haggis, is one of the best known traditional Scottish foods, there are many more sumptuous offerings and local flavours to enjoy. From the sea Scotland is well-known for its wonderful fish and seafood and there are many places where you can watch the day’s catch being brought in from the boats. Be sure to try some … Continue reading Local Produce and Producers in Scotland

Scotland’s Literary Landscape

[Originally posted on VisitScotland.com: http://www.visitscotland.com/about/arts-culture/literature/landmarks] Discover the literary connections of some of Scotland’s breathtaking buildings and beautiful gardens that have inspired famous Scottish authors throughout history. Why not explore some of the landmarks for yourself? One of Scotland’s most famous contemporary authors was heavily influenced by her homeland – J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series. You can see the grand building that was the … Continue reading Scotland’s Literary Landscape

Edinburgh – The City of Literature

[Originally posted on VisitScotland.com: http://www.visitscotland.com/about/arts-culture/literature/edinburgh-lothians] Edinburgh is renowned for its literary connections and in 2004 it became the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature. The prestigious accolade was awarded to Edinburgh in recognition of its status as a world centre for literature and literary activity. Edinburgh certainly has a rich literary history. Immerse yourself in this world by spending a day exploring sites across Scotland’s capital … Continue reading Edinburgh – The City of Literature