Leeds today: theatre, eggs, archives, art, and too many exclamation marks!

Good morning folks! It’s Elly here for a lovely dose of nearly-the-weekend-news.

The 70,000 piece corporate archive from Marks and Spencer has moved from That London up to be housed permanently at the University of Leeds, reports the BBC. You can view a small part of the collection in the gallery space of the Brotherton Library – very cool indeed.

Also on the BBC, a great video of the new Joan Miro exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

More art news from My Life in Leeds – Leeds Art Gallery will be holding a 100 year celebration of the Leeds Art Fund’s ‘Art in Our Time’ project.

South Leeds Life have beat us to it and done another fabulous round up post for this week!

If you love theatre DARLING and want to get in on the action, check out this post on the Culture Vulture – you could be the next Andrew Lloyd Webber (or slightly better theatre person of your choice).

Hooray for the salvation of the Yorkshire Music and Drama Service, thanks to all those am dram and orchestra groups out there! And hooray to the Guardian Northerner for featuring it! Hooray!

North Yorkshire children will be key to developing a programme of after-school activities geared towards improving social mobility, reports the Yorkshire Evening Post.

BGL favourite Leeds Feline Friends are having a fun spring fair on March 17th complete with an EASTER EGG TOMBOLA. Love it!

The Traipse are currently performing across a number of Northern towns. Intrigued? Yeah, me too – go read their website!

That’s it from me for today. Make the most of the sunshine, have a wonderful day, and don’t forget to enjoy yourself.

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