heart - headingley enterprise and arts centre

What’s On

At the heart of Headingley we offer a varied programme of music, films, performance, literature and talks.

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Looking for classes and activities to keep you fit, be creative, discover new skills and much more? Check out our classes and activities here  HEART and HDT are proud of supporting two independent community groups in developing their interests and passions, these are Films at Heart and Jazz at Heart who have been with us from the very start and helped us flourish. Intrigued? Keep on reading here and here 

Events in September 2015

  • Friday 4th September
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Jam Session

    First Friday of every month regular jam session run by jazz-at-heart and an excellent house band of young musicians often from the jazz course at Leeds College of Music.

  • Tuesday 8th September
    8:00 pm - 10:15 pm


    Four decades into their relationship, Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) can finally marry. However, their vows are tested when George loses his job and the couple are forced to live apart. Separated and suddenly reliant on friends and family, George and Ben must navigate a new world.

    From acclaimed writer and director Ira Sachs, comes a multi-generational film about life, love and long term commitment. Love is Strange is a beautiful, charming and incredibly moving exploration about the expansive, intimate nature inside all human relationships.

  • Saturday 12th September
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Jazz@Heart presents the Sam Dunn Trio

    Jazz Guitarist Sam Dunn's playing is informed by the history of the instrument, with a mastery of contemporary harmonic and melodic language. He brings his trio to Heart for an evening of contemporary jazz, with bassist Garry Jackson and Drummer Steve Hanley

  • Wednesday 16th September
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Quiz Night

    Join Heart’s monthly quiz night for a relaxed evening of fun! Topics include: celebrities, music, history, literature and cinema.

  • Friday 18th September
    8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

    Alex Graham and the Concords

    Alex Graham and The Concords are a four piece band who play authentic 50's Rock 'n' Roll and Boogie Woogie music as well as more modern songs with a Rock 'n' Roll twist. Their repertoire includes songs by classic artists of the genre such as Chuck Berry and Bill Haley

    The band features pianist Alex Graham whose blistering playing needs to be seen to be believed. Inspired by the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard and Jools Holland his expertly crafted solos are the heart and soul of the band.


  • Saturday 19th September
    7:45 pm - 10:00 pm

    Dark Tales from the Frozen North

    Local storyteller Matthew Bellwood and folk duo Earth and Clay bring ancient Nordic noir to life with a selection of strange and mysterious tales from the Northernmost reaches of the planet.

  • Wednesday 23rd September
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Lecture Series: A Journey along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

    A talk with slides by Leeds City Guide and speaker, Alun Pugh, a. Tales from the towpath... a sort of poor man's Michael Palin!

  • Friday 25th September
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Dr. Karla Mistry Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show

    This is the show where anything can happen!
    Ordinary people from the audience are hypnotised in front of you and their hidden talents and potential are drawn out on stage. With unicorn races, being a rock star and many more hilarious acts!
    Come and enjoy the performance or be part of the show. YOU might be the star of the show.

  • Saturday 26th September
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    The Trials of Galileo

    The Trials of Galileo by Nic Young, starring Tim Hardy presented by Icarus Theatre. "The Universe is a divine miracle Galileo, not a clockwork toy!" Galileo understood science better than any many alive, but didn't grasp the politics - until it was too late.

  • Wednesday 30th September
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Classical Platform

    Classical Platform is back for a fabulous second season and getting us off to a great start will be the pianist Ben Cockburn; the Risatina Quintet, a wind quintet whose name means giggle in Italian, so expect some fun along with the usual top class performances . Additions to the programme still to be confirmed.

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