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Typesetting Leeds Needs Your Type

Typesetting Leeds Needs Your Type
Written by Colours May Vary  14/10/2016

We welcome you to be a part of Typesetting Leeds: a website that invites you to upload found images of typography in the Leeds area. The site, with your help, will become an archive of type from across the city and will grow into a valuable resource for future projects. What do we mean by typography? If you visit the site you can see that submissions range from hand written signs to posters, shop front signage to carved lettering. Image: Abby Dix-MasonThe important thing is that you took the image or own the copyright to the photograph (it could be an old image taken by a...

Compass Festival Opportunities

Compass Festival Opportunities
Written by Compass Live Art  18/03/2016

CALL FOR PROPOSALSCompass Festival,  Leeds' biennial festival of live art in the public realm, returns for a third edition on 11-20 November 2016. We are looking for bold work to place in Leeds city centre on the weekend 18-20 November. Work may take place in any public setting. We are especially interested in interactive works of long duration.The submission deadline is 29 March 2016  and information on how to apply can be found here http://compassliveart.org.uk/compass/news/national-call-out-for-artists-compass-festival-2016    COMPASS YOUNG PRODUCERSThe scheme first ran in 2014 in which participants took part in the planning, delivery and evaluation of the festival through hands on...

Creative spaces and positive disruptors

Creative spaces and positive disruptors
Written by Duke Studios  15/12/2015

Hello – we are Duke Studios and we are a creative space, in its loosest term. Situated in a huge Victorian Mill in the Southbank of Leeds we provide work spaces for the creative sector but alongside that we have a whole host of other creative services. Image: Sheaf St studio spaceThese include meeting and event spaces, a photography studio, our famous #Motherfrickinlaser #Vinylrichie and we also have a design studio that outputs lots of creative solutions for clients. Image: Duke Studios / Friends Of HamWe’re a passionate and ambitious company in Leeds with a business motto of people first,...

Special Collections

Special Collections
Written by The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds  23/11/2015

Greetings from The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery! We are a hidden gem at the heart of the University of Leeds campus with an exceptional art collection, dating from the 17th century up to the present day. We have everything from paintings, drawing, prints, to sculpture, ceramics and photographs. We are also lucky enough to have stunning examples of public art dotted around campus by renowned artists such as Simon Fujiwara and Quentin Bell. Maurice de Sausmarez, Whitelocks, c.1954-5, oil on canvas 89.1 x 119.8 cm, University of Leeds Art Collection ©The Artist’s EstateIn addition to our permanent exhibition space, we...

Celebrate Mandela

Celebrate Mandela
Written by susan pitter  04/03/2014

In celebration of the life and work of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Leeds City Council is commissioning Celebrate Mandela, a week-long series of arts and cultural events in April. Susan Pitter tells us how to help shape the celebrations."Held across Leeds from April 24th – 30th, Celebrate Mandela will mark a city wide celebration of the values and inspiration at the heart of Nelson Mandela’s phenomenal achievements. They will help to ensure that his impact lives on in the hearts, minds and actions of a city shaped by culture, diversity and heritage. Most importantly they will also contribute to sharing that story with young...

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About Leeds Inspired

About Leeds Inspired

The Leeds Inspired website lists thousands of events happening in Leeds every year. You’ll find gigs, exhibitions, dance,…

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Leeds Inspired manages two grant schemes to support arts events and projects in Leeds. Since April 2012 we…

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired grants have supported hundreds of projects, read about some of them here...