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Emily Sutton, A Handful of Dust, 2014, ink and watercolour on paper © The Artist

Illustration has Gripped the Nation by Sarah Butler

This week Sarah Butler tells us about an excellent exhibition which showcases the work of major post-war British illustrators such as Edward Bawden and Edward Ardizzone, as well as contemporary illustrators inspired by the era....

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Wanted. Writers for The State of the Arts

The State of the Arts aims to bring you news, reviews and recommendations for things to attend as well as being a 24/7 resource to discover information about all that’s going on in Leeds...

Monday 27th October, 7-8pm @ Jackrabbits Pottery

3 Free Book Events Next Week in Leeds

Are you an avid reader of crime fiction? Do you devour history books? Is music your passion?  If the answer to any or all of these is yes, then we have three free events...

Shell Shocked Britain by Suzie Grogan

A Short History of Shell Shock by Suzie Grogan

‘Shell Shock’ is a term that is used loosely now. A lottery winner is ‘shell shocked’ at the size of their win, or a footballer similarly affected having scored the winning goal in a...