Win tickets to see David Walliams’ childrens book on stage

Children’s book The First Hippo on the Moon written by one of Britain’s most popular writers and comic actors, David Walliams, is taking to the stage this Spring. As a children’s author David is one of the most popular writers for children today, selling over 11 million books around the world translated into over 45 … More Win tickets to see David Walliams’ childrens book on stage

Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

You might not associate Shakespeare with the present day but your mind is about to be changed with the latest production of Romeo and Juliet. I’ll admit that it’s the first time I’ve understood every exchange in the tragedy even after studying A-Level drama. And that’s one of the best things about West Yorkshire Playhouse’s … More Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

Kids and ‘culture’: The arts need to be bold, loud and inclusive

When I first moved to Wakefield, I was a little underwhelmed at what little there seemed to be on offer ‘culture’ wise. I am a true city girl from Sheffield so I am used to lots of art projects everywhere and I grew up in a very diverse, impoverished but expressive community. But moving just … More Kids and ‘culture’: The arts need to be bold, loud and inclusive

Easter Monday: Get dancing along at home with this free theatrical treat

I’m a big believer that theatre should be for everyone regardless of their, income, background or intellect. Everyone should be allowed to enjoy and be inspired by art and expression. So I’m pleased to see that once again Northern Ballet’s show for children will air on CBeebies. It’s their fourth ballet for children this time … More Easter Monday: Get dancing along at home with this free theatrical treat