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West Yorkshire Queer Stories

West Yorkshire Queer Stories
Written by Ross Horsley  03/06/2020

Within local histories there’s always been a void where the perspectives and experiences of LGBT+ people should be. Over the last two years, a project based in Leeds has been working with local people to fill that void with voices - to get stories straight from the mouths of those who lived them, and those stories into the archives and museums that can preserve and share them.West Yorkshire Queer Stories came to an end in May, leaving as its main legacy a website crammed with the memories of over 200 participants, now available to listen to at www.wyqs.co.uk. From detailed...

Yorkshire Dance: FRESH Challenge

Yorkshire Dance: FRESH Challenge
Written by Yorkshire Dance  29/05/2020

Sadly, Yorkshire Dance have had to postpone FRESH 2020, our annual youth dance showcase due to COVID-19, but we hope you will join us online for our FRESH Challenge!What is the FRESH challenge? We are challenging you to create your very own screen dance at home and tag us in the finished video when you share it online. Simple! What is screen dance?Screen dance is (unsurprisingly) dance which takes place on screen. It could be a film with multiple characters and an elaborate story line, or it could be a short routine of you dancing in an unusual space in...

Leeds Young Film: Top Films To Watch This Week

Leeds Young Film: Top Films To Watch This Week
Written by Leeds Young Film Festival  29/05/2020

Although Leeds Young Film Festival 2020 has been postponed due to Coronavirus, we want to make sure that you still have the opportunity to watch and discover new films, along with some family favourites.To help you navigate the world of online streaming we will be suggesting ten films you can watch as a family each Friday, along with where to find them. Some of the films require either a Netflix, Amazon Prime or Disney+ account but we know most households have at least one of these (and all are offering a free trial before you have to subscribe). We will...

Leeds Summer Group Show: Open Call

Leeds Summer Group Show: Open Call
Written by Courtney Spencer  28/05/2020

It's the final few days of the open call out for artists of Leeds and beyond to submit for the Leeds Summer Group Show; the fast approaching deadline to apply is Sunday 31 May.If selected your work will be shown as part of a month long online exhibition and there’s a £500 cash prize up for grabs! The recipient of the prize will also be featured on The State Of The Arts website. For further info on how to apply see CuratorSpace. ...

Leeds Young Film: Ten Films For This Week

Leeds Young Film: Ten Films For This Week
Written by Leeds Young Film Festival  22/05/2020

Although Leeds Young Film Festival 2020 has been postponed due to Coronavirus, we want to make sure that you still have the opportunity to watch and discover new films, along with some family favourites.To help you navigate the world of online streaming we will be suggesting ten films you can watch as a family each Friday, along with where to find them. Some of the films require either a Netflix, Amazon Prime or Disney+ account but we know most households have at least one of these (and all are offering a free trial before you have to subscribe). We will...

Come Play With Me

Come Play With Me
Written by Come Play With Me CIC  20/05/2020

Come Play With Me is a social enterprise putting out split 7” releases from the most exciting artists from the Leeds City Region alongside a few surprises along the way. For the past five years we’ve released a mix of new and more established acts from all genres, demonstrating the awesome diversity of great music coming out of this part of the world.In terms of the CPWM magazine our remit was to create a something that got behind the scenes and under the skin of all things music, something that was more personality lead and went a bit deeper than...

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About Leeds Inspired

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Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

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