Friday, 23 March 2018

Things to do this weekend in Leeds, London and New York

Not sure what to do this weekend, here are a few ideas for those of my followers who live in or near Leeds, London and New York:

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This week...
·         Fabulously unusual getaways
·         Escape Hunt opens
·         Foodie (and boozy) events
·         New Grill Fest



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'Hipster Haunt' @ Seven

We're chuffed that Seven gets a special mention as having impressed Sunday Times writers as an arts venue, in this 'hipster haunt' that is Chapel Allerton - now included in the prestigious guide by The Sunday Times of desirable locations to live in the UK.

Tumbleweed Americana returns on Saturday 24 March, 8.30pm, with fabulous singer-songwriter, Rod Picott. Rod was one of the  acts from our early years  and we’ve been trying to get him back here ever since; his music incorporates elements of Americana, alternative country, and folk. £11 adv /£13 otd. Doors 8pm.

On Sunday 25 March, 1.30-4pm, the JazzLeeds concert is Nadim Teimoori's 'Teduloca'.Teduloca’s music takes influence from the history of jazz, but keep it’s eyes very much on the future, with virtuosic unison lines, heavy swing, gritty grooves and beautiful contemporary harmonies. £10/8 (NUS £5).

The Screen Seven movie on Monday 26 March, 8pm, is Frantz. Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancΓ©, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, meets Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing flowers on Frantz's grave.  Stars: Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst StΓΆtzner. £6 on the door.

On Tuesday 27 March, 8pm, CafΓ© Psychologique - Why So Busy? What Are We Afraid Of? The cafe asks why we become so busy, what might be driving that, and whether doing less might ever be an option. Introduced by Andrew Wilson, CafΓ© Psychologiste and hosted by Chris Powell, Group Analyst. £4 otd.
And finally, in the run up to Easter, it's Kill For A Seat Comedy on Wednesday 28 March, 8pm, with Ivan Brackenbury & Stephen Bailey. Brackenbury, 'Deliciously enjoyable’ The Guardian & Bailey   “Very skilled and extremely professional entertainer”
★★★★ – Scotsgay…plus special guests and your convivial host. £11 / £9 conc. 7.45pm doors.

Tickets for most events are found at Where not sold out, tickets are always available on the door.

Every £ spent at Seven helps support high quality arts in a local setting. We look forward to seeing you at Seven very soon.

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Our mailing address is:
Seven Arts Leeds
31(a) Harrogate Road
Chapel Allerton
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 3PD
United Kingdom




Just How Good Are You At Pool?


Think you've got what takes? Or just want some free pizza??

Well on the 25th of march we're hosting a pool tournament  πŸ™Œ

Where the winner can bag themselves a £50 Voucher
Whether you taking part or cheer leading your support. Be sure to come down and see us (Even if it is just for pizza πŸ™„)

Book your slot now by replying to this email
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Our mailing address is:
Jones Bar Group
Unit 5, Clayton Wood Court
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS16 6QW
United Kingdom




Afternoon Tea with a Twist - April 7th
Enjoy three carefully crafted gin cocktails created using Tanqueray Export, Tanqueray No. 10 and Jinzu. Alongside these tasty tipples you can enjoy a selection of nibbles including a range of sandwiches, tartlets, antipasti canapes and petite patisseries!
Any allergies or dietary requirements must be communicated when booking! We can accommodate but we must be made aware at least two days before the event!

Bank Holiday Blues - April 1st 
Live music, exclusive drinks and chilled vibes
Blending Experience - April 12th
After being taken through a tasting tour of Johnnie Walker you can have the chance to see what it takes to become a master blender! Create your own blend of Whisky to take home with you and enjoy however you wish.

Punk & Disorderly 
Bank Holiday Bash
April 1st 

DJ until late
£1 Tequila
Taco Tuesday 
Every Tuesday 
Grab 2 tacos and a beer for £5 or 10 tacos for £10. Not to mention frozen Margaritas are only £5! Sign us up!

Brothers on the Slide
March 22nd
David Broad
March 25th
The Red Canary Dance Band
March 29th
Voodoo Fire
Bank Holiday Special 
April 1st

DJ Chico Malo playing Original Funk, Soul, Jazz & Voodoo sounds from New Orleans & beyond.

Punk in Drublic 
Bank Holiday Weekend
29th March - April 1st

DJ from 10.30pm
Coffee for the Nation
April 16th
£1 coffee available until the 31st
My Second Favourite F Word
Every Friday 
Get some free tapas with every drink you buy!
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Our mailing address is:
SOSQ Leisure LTD
SOSQ Leisure LTD
Leeds, Eng LS9 7DZ
United Kingdom


5 Things to Do This Weekend

Wondering what to do this weekend? What's On by Country & Town House is here to help.

We bring you the hottest events and culture in the town and country – this week including a major new exhibition at Chatsworth, a host of school holidays ideas and a brand new
episode of the 'What's On' podcast...


See It First

1. The Grand Tour, Chatsworth
Start your tour at Chatsworth, where Linder Sterling will take up the post of the very first artist-in-residence, the fruits of which will inform a major new exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary. The Harley Gallery & Derby Museums are getting in on the act too.
Until 21 October, 

2. Blackout at Tower Bridge
An immersive experience by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, in the Bascule Chamber, Blackout traces the narrative of the 1940-41 Blitz, during which time German offensive, high explosive and incendiary bombs decimated the Square Mile.
23-25 March

3. Easter Holidays Activities


Lucknam Park, Bath

Little ones will enjoy hunting for Easter eggs amidst 500 acres of gorgeous gardens and parkland. They can also enjoy pony rides at the Equestrian Centre or take part in family cooking classes at the Cookery School.

The Eden Project

The Weather Maker is part of the Rainforest Canopy Walkway at the Eden Project in Cornwall, enabling everyone to explore the world’s largest indoor rainforest from the treetops. 

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall reopens its doors on Saturday 24 March, giving visitors the chance to once again immerse themselves in 900 years of history, art and craftsmanship with a stroll around the magnificent cascading Tudor gardens.

Insider Guides

4. The What's On Podcast
The second 'What's On' podcast episode sees us llama trekking in the Surrey Hills to celebrate the 60th anniversary of it being named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Subscribe here for audio tours of the best of British. 
5. The Newest Restaurants
Stay ahead of the crowds with our guide to the best new restaurants in London. From Taiwanese to West African and everything in between, all the hottest spots in the city for the discerning diner...
Copyright © 2018 Country & Town House, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
Country & Town House
Studio 2
Chelsea Gate Studios
London, SW6 4QL
United Kingdom


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Good Evening New Yorkers?

Happy spring! (Though the weather outside is far from it.) Hope you were able to stay warm today through Nor'Easter Toby πŸŒ¨
️. If not, you can warm up with a cup of tea from our guide of incredible New York tea shops ☕️🍡.

It's that time of year, Easter is hopping its way closer. Make brunch plans with your squad at these cool places πŸ₯žπŸ°πŸ³. Better yet celebrate with a slice of cheesecake with our guide of best cheesecake slices in the city πŸ°πŸ§€πŸ˜‹.

WiFi may be coming to a streetlight near you  πŸ™πŸ’‘πŸ’», better to stream movies, send emails, and tweet on the go! 
For those tech and nerd culture lovers out there, we've put together a definitive list of some of New York's best nerd-friendly hangouts. πŸ€–πŸ—ΊπŸ». 
Fourth Nor'easter This Month
Can you believe it's spring in NYC?
Winter Storm Toby is expected to bring more snow and gusty winds overnight.
There are already hundreds of flight delays and cancellations, so if you're doing any spring break traveling, check those flights!
Let Them Eat Cheesecake
We love cheese. And, we love cake. So how about cheesecake?

Some people say that life is better after a slice of cheesecake. They're not wrong.

Behold, 10 of the best and yummiest cheesecakes in NYC. 
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Nerd Out
Are you a DC fan? Marvel fan? Anime fan?
Whether you’re young or old, we are soaked in the culture of superhero, sci-fi, and fantasy movies, and this nerd-dom has always been strongly rooted in New York.
Join the movement and your fellow nerds, and take a look at our Nerd Guide in NYC!
For the Gram
"It must be a serious problem if tea can't fix," a meme once announced.

Why not sit back and warm up with some tea as snow takes over the northeast?

If the classic early grey has you bored and in need of something new, check out this guide to some cozy and creative tea shops all over NYC. Ever had grass jelly milk tea? What about draft chai?

We didn't think so. Give these unique tea rooms a try. Your taste buds will thank you for the mini vacay!
Wifi for All
What if we told you Wi-Fi may be available at streetlights in 7 years? You read that right.

The de Blasio Administration is currently exploring the idea of turning NYC's streetlights into high-speed public Wi-Fi spots.

With over 250,000 streetlights in the city, Mayor de Blasio hopes to bring affordable, reliable, and high-speed internet to the public by 2025.
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A massage therapist will arrive with massage table, fresh linens, lotions, oils, and music to ensure a relaxing massage. 
Best Brunch Ever
Brunch — an Easter classic. 
Tired of doing all the work? From burgers to pastries to endless buffets, you can be sure to find a place that pleases everyone in your group. 
Check out all these delicious places to get your brunch on this Easter!
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