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Róisín Bán by Ian Duhig

You may remember an article Chris Nickson wrote for us awhile ago, Leeds, Motorway City of the Seventies. The poet, Ian Duhig, wrote Róisín Bán about the Irish workers that the M1 brought up and  the...

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Q & A with Michael Yates by Halima Mayat

Halima Mayat interviews Wakefield-based poet, writer and playwright, Michael Yates, for this week’s Big Bookend blog. Why did you decide to write a play about Branwell Bronte? I have a friend Colin Lewisohn who directed...

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Drink with a Chimp by Lynsey Jones

Lynsey Jones, a Leeds based actor, talks about her work on an exciting new show, Drink with a Chimp. “Once you are free from addiction, you are free from everything.” Spacious Places Client For the...

Subversive Peacemakers  Book Launch, 26 March, LCI

Subversive Peacemakers. Book Launch, 26 March.

Come along to the book launch of Subversive Peacemakers  and hear Lindis Percy, Coordinator of the Campaign Against American Bases (CAAB), speak alongside the book’s author Clive Barrett. This event will take place on  Thursday 26th March, 6pm...