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Guinness Book of World Records

Helping set the standard for world records

Senior Lecturer from the School of Film, Music & Performing Arts, Ben Mosley has been working with Guinness World Records.

Paul Thompson Book

Creativity in the Recording Studio: Alternative Takes

Leeds Beckett academic and professional recording engineer Dr Paul Thompson talks about his new book ‘Creativity in the Recording Studio: Alternative Takes’.


Sound good together with Music:Leeds

New organization launched to coordinate, support, promote and develop the Leeds’ music industry.


@LBUArtsResearch #LARC

‘A brand new Leeds Arts Research Centre Twitter account for 2019’

Dr Miller and her band Charanga del Norte onstage

Dr Sue Miller talks about her band, Charanga del Norte

Dr Sue Miller was invited to join other special guests at the season launch at Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield on 28 January to talk about her band - Charanga del Norte - and her Cuban music, dance and animation collaboration with professional Cuban dancer-animator (and ex Leeds Beckett alumni BA (Hons) Animation) Guillermo Davis.

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Cast of "Department of Distraction"

The Department of Distractions: Third Angel’s Dr Alex Kelly asks “What aren’t you looking at?”

Leeds Beckett academic Alex Kelly / Third Angel brings to Sheffield Theatres a conspiracy-theory detective story for the 21st century. The Department of Distractions is a play about an organisation so clandestine you won’t have heard of them. Until now.

Image from the film "A Protest, A Fear, A Mixed Message"

The making of "A Protest, A Fear, A Mixed Message"

Louis Le Prince Experimental Film Prize winner Rhea Storr discusses her new exhibition on West Indian culture.

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At the Tintin exhibition

Herge’s Adventures of Tintin: From Leeds Beckett to Cumbria University... and beyond...

I am a lifelong fan of Tintin – that ginger-quiffed, always-young, intrepid reporter who travelled the world, righted wrongs, battled dictators, foiled corrupt government plots, and made me want to do the same.