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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...

Join the Launch of Leeds Print Workshop

Join the Launch of Leeds Print Workshop
Written by Leeds Print Workshop  03/10/2016

Leeds Print Workshop is a new printmaking cooperative opening in the centre of Leeds. The workshop will host a programme of classes in screenprint, relief, intaglio and bookbinding and will also provide a studio for creatives in Leeds to access. Our aim is to build a community of printmakers and provide an affordable print workshop for artists, as well as to bring in people who are new to the medium. We’ve got the space and an enthusiastic team of printmaking nerds and now we need your support to become a real workshop. ...

LIFF30 Poster: Graham Pilling

LIFF30 Poster: Graham Pilling
Written by Abby Dix-Mason Leeds Inspired  13/04/2016

Introducing Graham Pilling, the fourth of our Leeds Film Festival poster designers. Graham is a graphic artist who produces bold and compelling design and illustration work under the moniker Army of Cats.“I'm fortunate that my work spans a nice mix of client and personal projects. One month I may be working on branding for a startup, and  the next it might be a record cover or t-shirt art. It allows me to have a nice little toolbox of different styles to dip into and it keeps my work interesting – both for me and hopefully its intended audience! I guess I'm...

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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...