Tab Essential: 5th- 11th

Monay 5 November Sonic Boom Six, The Cockpit; fivesome from Manchester, music is a mixture of ska, pop, grime… you name it! Play Charlie XCX, Nation of Shopkeepers; 20 year […]


Monay 5 November

Sonic Boom Six, The Cockpit; fivesome from Manchester, music is a mixture of ska, pop, grime… you name it!

Charlie XCX, Nation of Shopkeepers; 20 year old English songwriter, with music compared to MIA and Robyn (another one of the synth pop genre!)


Mr Ben’s Gong Show; New acts night where contestants try to beat the gong, Mr. Bens always puts on a strong night of contestants, be it their first time on stage or hundredth.


FIREWORKS!!!! Middleton Park, Springhead Park, Rothwell Bramley Park, East End Park, Roundhay Park, Woodhouse Moor. All parks bonfire lit at 7pm (Roundhay 7.30pm) fireworks go off at 7.30pm (Roundhay 8pm). Fireworks, fun-fair, candy floss

Tuesday 6 November


Quidditch Practice; 6pm-7.30pm Raven Theatre, what will suit you best- seeker, beater, keeper… or maybe just standing and observing.



Sea of Bees, Brudenell Social Club; musical project of Julie Ann Bee, or Jules as everyone calls her.

She sings, writes the songs, and plays lots of musical instruments.

Dog is Dead, The Cockpit;

New Found Glory and Less Than Jake; Refectory LUU

Wednesday 7 November

3OH!3, The Cockpit; American electro pop duo

Mr Ben’s comedy raw; Comedians from around Leeds performing trying out new material at Mr. Ben’s Comedy Club. There will be laughs.

CAS Otley Run; for all you arty folk dress up appropriatly and meet at woodies for

Thursday 8 November

Leeds Christmas Lights switch on; Victoria Gardens, The Headrow, Loveable Rogues, Britain’s Got Talent and Tyler James, The Voice will be leading the countdown

House of fun comedy club Library/ Original Oak (respectively – Lucy Porter, Jonathon Mayor, Danny Deegan / Sam Avery). The best stand up comedians on the UK circuit every Thursday, this week feature Lucy Porter (Michael Mcintyre’s Comedy Road show) and the brilliant Jonathon Mayor.

Leeds Debating Union; topice of converastion… the much loved Nick Griffin article in the Leeds Student 

Tequila, Mezz Club;

Friday 9 November

Christkindelmarkt traditional German christmas market opens; wooden chalet stalls with ginger bread, sweets and traditional German gifts. Do NOT dare miss the beer hall in the centre, get your stein or apple vodka slush and enjoy the live band!

Fruity Full Moon UV Party, combine one of Leeds’ longest running student nights and all the fun straight from Thailand… and what do you get?

Jack’s, The After Party; 

Mono Audio x Secret House Party; supported by Red Bull


Jessie Ware, The Cockpit; English singer-song writter, previously written for Jack Penate but now taking her solo career by storm.



Deaf Havana, LMUSU; English alternative rock band

Saturday 10 November

Ladyhawke, The Cockpit;

CAS Field Trip to YSP; day trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. Meet at the station at 11.30

Craig Charles Funk and Soul club, LUU; Craig Charles… Takeshi’s castle narrator, featuring acclaimed titans of funk The James Taylor Quartet and the mighty Haggis Horns live

Sunday 11 November

Rememberence Day; numerous services throughout Leeds- Victoria Gardens, Fort Nelson Royal Armouries, Leeds Parish Church Kirkgate