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Our short-list of the big shows and events taking place over the coming weeks.

Rag ‘N’ Bone Man

21st October
O2 Academy Leeds

It’s been a long time coming but we’re excited about catching BRIT and Ivor Novello award-winning Rag‘n’Bone Man when he plays Leeds in October following the release of his second album, Life by Misadventure.

London Grammar – Album Launch Show Leeds

25th September
Leeds Beckett Students’ Union

To celebrate the release of their new album ‘Californian Soil’ London Grammar will come back to Leeds for a Very Special Show Launch show at Leeds Beckett Students Union in September.

Paloma Faith

28th September
Sheffield City Hall

In support of her upcoming album, Infinite Things (out 13th November) Paloma Faith showcases the songs she wrote in lockdown in what is sure to be an emotionally-charged comeback tour.

Rob Bryden

30th September
Leeds Town Hall

Funnyman Rob Brydon presents a hugely entertaining and unexpected selection of
songs and hilarious tales from his distant and recent past.

Ilkley Literature Festival

1st to 17th October

Award-winning authors, poets, philosophers, comedians and broadcasters make a welcome return to the 2021 Ilkley Literature Festival this October.

Headline appearances include Booker Prize winner Bernadine Evaristo, Gyles Brandreth, Susie Dent, Sarfraz Manzoor and Jackie Kay. Ed Balls and Countryfile presenter Anita Rani discussing her bestselling memoir, The Right Sort of Girl. 

No Time to Die

UK release: 30th September

It’s been a very long time coming and say it quietly,  but the 25th James Bond movie No Time to Die is very nearly upon us.

The Harrogate Comedy Festival

4th-16th October
Harrogate Theatre

After a challenging year, we’re all looking for some laughs in life and Harrogate Comedy Festival could well be the answer to your prayers. Returning for a 12th year, the festival will see Jason Manford, Jimmy Carr and Jon Richardson headlining while other acts well worth catching include Bridget Christie, Kae Kurd, Tez Ilyas, Jason Byrne, Fascinating Aida, Iain Stirling and Jimeoin.


17th October
O2 Academy Leeds

Keep on Movin’: An Evening with Jazzie B

1st October
City Varieties, Leeds

Becky Hill

2nd October
O2 Academy Leeds

Norman Jay MBE & Don Letts – LIVE

2nd-3rd October
the Warehouse, Leeds


16th November
St George’s Hall, Bradford

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