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What’s on guide

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West Yorkshire Playhouse

Preview: James / Echo & The Bunnymen

Rutherford & Son Leading playwright Jonathan Miller is directing. Starring Barrie Rutter. By Githa Sowrby. On now until April 14. Prices £12 -£27.

Money The Game Show Written and directed by Clare Duffy. On April 14 and 13. Prices £15

Transform; My Leeds My City Transform, a festival of theatre and performance at West Yorkshire Playhouse, is a mixture of events with stories about people around the area. There are plenty more events going on throughout Transform from Tuesday until April 27.

For more information go to their website on,uk. Booking Office: 0113 2137700. Or follow them on Twitter: @wyplayhouse.

Opera North

The Orchestra Of Opera North. Playing a selection of music by Mussorgsky, Prokefiev, Tchaikovsky. Conductor Mickhail Jurowski. Soloist Jiayon Sun. April 13, at Leeds Town Hall at 7.30pm. Prices £12.50 -£31.50

Gig guide

Indie band British Sea Power are playing at Leeds Metropolitan University, April 9.

Brit award winning Beth Orton, Leeds Irish Centre, April 10. Eighties pop band Simple Minds, 02 Academy, 02 Academy, April 13.

Pop band and Brit awards nominee The Feeling are playing at Leeds City Varieties, April 16. Tickets £18.50. Roadkill are playing at Otley Social Club on April 13.

Professor Elemental is playing at The Wardrobe in LS9. On April 14, tickets are £9. Gonzo’s will be playing at New Roscoe’s on April 14. Fun are live at 02 Academy in Leeds. Tickets are £15 and are still available. Brook Williams playing at Korks Bar in Otley on April 19.

Scars On 45 can be seen at the Hifi Club in Leeds on April 19.

James / Echo & The Bunnymen James will be performing at the 02 Academy in Leeds with The Gathering Sound Tour. The band James were last seen on Red Nose Day in March this year, alongside fellow Mancunian Peter Kay, singing one of their best known hits “Sit Down” for the charity. The band originally formed back

Plenty to see and buy at Horsforth spring market

in 1982, but was probably most famous in the 90’s when the ‘Madchester’ scene took off, with other bands like The Happy Mondays and Inspiral Carpets. They have sold over 20 million copies of their albums worldwide. Supporting James is Liverpool’s post punk band Echo & The Bunnymen. Ian McCulloch’s Bunnymen

were probably as famous as James in their day, and so to see them both you will need to turn up early, as doors open at 7pm. The double header will give fans of both bands a chance to hear all their hits from different the decades. James and Echo & The Bunnymen can be seen live at the 02 Academy on April 23.

by Samantha Hepworth

THERE are plenty of monthly specialist markets around Leeds throughout the month.

Horsforth’s Farmers' Market is hosted by Horsforth Churches Together. The market is at St Margaret’s Primary School car park, on the first Saturday of every month. The market comprises of a mixture of stalls including organic vegetables, cakes, local honey and breads. The market is usually well attended and is open from 9 – 12.30pm. Stephen Evans, 48, from Hors-

BUSY PLACE: Crowds at Horsforth market. forth, was at the previous market and said: “I think it’s marvellous, its great to support local businesses.” The next market will be on May 4. You can check out when the markets are on throughout the year by going to: orsforthFarmersMarket

You can also follow them on Twitter @horsforthmarket. Also, in the 12th century grounds of Kirkstall Abbey there are two markets every month, a farmers' market on the last Saturday, and a deli market on the final Sunday of each month. The next markets will be April 27, and 28 respectively.

Leeds Northern issue one  

Leeds Northern issue one 2013

Leeds Northern issue one  

Leeds Northern issue one 2013