Don’t know what to do this week? Read The Tab’s essential guide


2 October

Music Tonight Alive, Cockpit; Hardcore rock music from Sydney’s blast pop-punk scene. Jenna McDougall – Vocals, Whakaio Taahi – Guitar, Cameron Adler – Bass, Jake Hardy – Guitar, and Matt Best – Drums.


Harvey Nics

Fashion Harvey Nichols Fashion Show, Harvey Nichols; 7.30-9.30pm, £15. 107 Briggate, Victoria Quarter, 0113 204 8888




3 October


Comedy Mr Bens; a new night at Mr Bens, the city’s comedy club with acts from around Leeds performing new material



Event Islamic Society Freshers Night, 5.15pm, Conference Auditorium; evening of food and entertainment with special guests Poetic Pilgrimage and Prince Abdi


4 October

Comedy Howl, Santiago Bar; one of the best comedy nights based in Leeds, up and coming comedians at their best. FREE

Music Midnight Beast 02 Academy; musical comedy as seen from their E4 television show

Arts Full Circle Intro Party, Creative Arts Society, Full Circle Warehouse; display of art works for local Leeds artists and students accompanied by live jazz bands, music from the Wire’s ReWind night and food and drink FREE, 8pm ‘til late

Music We Are Augustines, Cockpit

Food and Music Sausagefest, Oporto

A celebration of all things hot and dog with banging tunes, beers and bangers.


5 October

Music Field Music + Golden Fable, Cockpit, Sunderland band;  “a truly artful proposition in the pseud-filled landscape of contemporary Brit art-rock”

Arts Light Night, Leeds; a transformation of the city’s buildings and streets into exhibitions, installations and events by local artists and performers, discover ‘The Smell of Envy’ at the Chemistry West Block, 8pm!

6 October

Drama Marc Brew Company Triple Bill, Stage@Leeds

Hyde Park Picture House

There Will Be Blood Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) is a prospector, who we watch descend into madness while rising to power in oil fields of the Deep South. Equally excellent is Paul Dano (also seen in Looper) as a sleazy preacher who becomes Plainview’s nemesis

Music Between the Buried and Me + Periphery, Cockpit


Jaws Time and familiarity sill haven’t softened the teeth on what is arguably Spielberg’s defining film, especially as of the power and tension when seen on the big screen.

Bird A quiet, introspective French indie telling the story of Anne, a middle aged lonely and withdrawn kitchen hand, emotionally rejuvenated by the appearance of a pigeon in her attic, bringing her to reconnect with the world (until 10 October).

Comedy What’s Happening White People? Paul Chowdhry, City Varieties Music Hall; man saying comedy for money