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Leeds Inspired: Graphic Design Brief

Leeds Inspired: Graphic Design Brief
Written by Leeds Inspired  25/01/2018

Leeds Inspired is looking for a designer to create a beautiful calendar of 12 lucky White Rabbits!On the first of each month we usually post a lucky White Rabbit across our social media channels (saying White Rabbit when you wake on the first day of a new month is traditionally thought to ensure good luck for the rest of the month). To ensure good luck for the whole of 2018 we have commissioned a unique set of 12 White Rabbits from artists and illustrators who live or work in Leeds. We would now like to use the set of 12...

Leeds Inspired: Call For Artists

Leeds Inspired: Call For Artists
Written by Leeds Inspired  14/12/2017

Here at Leeds Inspired we love a nice bit of print, our office walls are plastered with event posters, postcards and screenprints.Three years ago we commissioned four artists to respond to our strapline ‘See What’s Out There and in 2016 we teamed up with Leeds Film to commission a set of 30th Anniversary posters for Leeds International Film Festival.Our 2018 artists commission is Leeds Inspired White Rabbits! Saying White Rabbits when you wake on the first day of a new month is a tradition that's guaranteed to bring good luck for the rest of the month. It's a tricky thing for...

Leeds Enterprise: showcasing Leeds' independent scene

Leeds Enterprise: showcasing Leeds' independent scene
Written by Lily Ackroyd-Willoughby  25/04/2017

Impatience is good. It creates the biggest events, drives the best businesses, and inspires the most creative projects.Leeds is a city of start-ups. From the abundance of recently established cafés, venues and artist-led spaces to pop-up restaurants, city-wide food festivals and digital innovators, the entrepreneurial spirit in the city is very much alive.It’s a place where the go-getters, the creative types and those with big ideas do well, and the community of independent businesses is strong. Working for yourself is increasingly seen as an attractive and viable option for young people starting out and the number of young businesses has boomed....

Leeds Inspired Carnival Artists Announced!

Leeds Inspired Carnival Artists Announced!Leeds West Indian Carnival image by Guy Farrar
Written by Jane Earnshaw  01/01/2017

It’s the very first day of 2017 and the year is fresh and full of possibilities.Our neighbours over in Hull will be lighting the blue touch paper on their year of being the UK City of Culture and here in Leeds we are lighting the candles on a very special birthday cake for one of our city’s longest running and best loved events because Leeds West Indian Carnival is 50!To keep an event running for 50 years is an incredible achievement and is testament to the love, passion, time and dedication that everyone involved in the organisation of Carnival gives...

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...

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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...