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Sheaf Street: Gotta Get Through This

Sheaf Street: Gotta Get Through This
Written by Duke Studios  30/03/2020

Sheaf Street and Duke Studios events space may be closed but, to quote the one and only Daniel Beddingfield, we've all Gotta Get Though This and there are plenty of ways you can support and join in the work that we do here in Leeds. Double Whammy Sheaf Street FundraiserAs of the 17th March we have had to temporarily close the doors to the public at Sheaf St - a cafe, bar and event space. This has put a great deal of strain on our business but things are much more concerning for others in even more tricky scenarios. We’re going...

Leeds Young Film: Ten Films For This Week

Leeds Young Film: Ten Films For This Week
Written by Leeds Young Film Festival  27/03/2020

Although Leeds Young Film Festival 2020 has been postponed, we want to make sure that you still have the opportunity to watch and discover new films, along with some family favourites. We know that you are not short of content but, with so much to choose from, it can sometimes be hard to find what you want without endless scrolling or resorting to watching Frozen for the 37th time!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. Most of the...

Join The Writing Squad

Join The Writing Squad
Written by The Writing Squad  26/03/2020

We are now recruiting for our next Squad. The two year programme will run from April 2020.To be eligible you must be aged between 16 and 21 and live, work or study in the North of England.If you are wondering whether the current situation will affect your application the answer is no, we enjoy meeting up but we are also a virtual organisation – so we are well equipped and looking forward to working with you.The Writing Squad is a group of motivated writers. We exist to help you develop your writing. Being part of the Squad is FREE and we...

Leeds Inspired Grants Update: March 2020

Leeds Inspired Grants Update: March 2020
Written by Leeds Inspired  26/03/2020

The Leeds Inspired Grant Scheme has funded nearly 600 projects since we began in 2012. Its goal has always been about artists and residents of all ages coming together to be creative. Over the past few years we have funded artists to make work for lots of different types of places, for community festivals, shopping centres, swimming pools and of course on stages.The Covid-19 situation is impacting all of our lives and will continue to do so for some time. With venues, shops, schools and workplaces closed, the creative sector is already responding. Artists and organisations are working in different...

Volunteer With Light Night 2019

Volunteer With Light Night 2019
Written by Light Night Leeds   12/09/2019

Taking over the city centre of Leeds on the 10 & 11 October, Light Night 2019 celebrates the theme of Mind, Body and Spirit with a fascinating interactive programme, exploring the ethereal landscapes of our dreams.This flagship event in the city’s cultural calendar celebrates the range of diverse and thriving creative activity taking place in Leeds, giving local people and visitors to the city free access to art illumination and cultural excellence. Light Night 2019 will showcase the work of local, national and international artists across a range of art forms including video mapping, light installations and street theatre. 73...

Light Night Volunteers 2018

Light Night Volunteers 2018
Written by Abby Dix-Mason Leeds Inspired  29/08/2018

As one of the largest illuminated events in the country, expectations for Light Night Leeds 2018 are high and this year’s line-up is set to be the best ever.Featuring a spectacular parade full of drumming, neon flowers, and suffragette puppets; a digital mirror installation in Leeds Art Gallery; a circus big top at Kirkgate Market; glowing humanoids in the Victoria Quarter, and a high wire performance over Trinity - we simply can’t wait.Do you fancy getting first-hand experience of being part of a large scale multi-art festival? There’s still time to join the volunteering team and you can apply now...

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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 arts projects taking place in Leeds. Since…

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

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