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Leeds Central Library Is Open!

Leeds Central Library Is Open!
Written by Leeds Libraries  14/08/2020

Librarian Rachel Ingle-Teare has the lowdown on the repoening of Leeds Central Library and Leeds Libraries summer programme of activities.Leeds Central Library is back open and we are thrilled the public can return to our much loved Grade II* listed building once again. This is the first in the re-opening programme that offers book shelf browsing for our customers. You can now drop off your returned library books, pick up books that have been reserved through Order & Collect as well as browse the shelves to choose your next read. We also have a selection of Community Hub and Libraries...

Hyde Park Picture House Picks

Hyde Park Picture House Picks
Written by Hyde Park Picture House  30/07/2020

Hyde Park Picks shares some of some of the best films available online, with picks coming from Picture House staff, volunteers and partner organisations. We'll also be including occasional non-film recommendations too, from podcasts and books, to other fun bits that we think you'd like....

Writing Britain: Unbroken by Melissa Wuidart Phillips

Writing Britain: Unbroken by Melissa Wuidart Phillips
Written by Studio12 Leeds  29/07/2020

Written from personal experiences, Melissa Wuidart Phillips immerses our viewers into the challenges of adapting to new experiences and celebrates the beauty in the smallest of details. The film provides a cinematic perspective on the uniqueness of the Asperger’s and celebrates the condition. The film is part of Writing Britain is a short film initiative produced by Studio12 that creates a collection of films addressing young people’s sense of place, and tackles current issues that they face. ...

Leeds Inspired Project Grant Awards: July 2020

Leeds Inspired Project Grant Awards: July 2020
Written by Leeds Inspired  28/07/2020

We are pleased to share details about the successful applications to the July round of the Leeds Inspired grant scheme. If you’re interested in applying for Leeds Inspired funding to support an arts project in Leeds please visit our grants information page.Geraldine Connor Foundation - New Responses to Leeds Black History Walk    Support to commission artistic reponses to Heritage Corner's Leeds Black History Walk by artists Jamal Gerald, Rheima Robinson and Denmarc Cleary. The performances will take place over 2 days and will be filmed for online distribution.Graft Collaborative CIC - PLAYGROUND: Exploring Armley    An interactive online map and archive...

Peter Mitchell Exhibition - Coming To A Street Near You

Peter Mitchell Exhibition - Coming To A Street Near You
Written by Jane Earnshaw  24/07/2020

Becky from Colours May Vary introduces their latest Peter Mitchell exhibition Early Sunday Morning, taking place both in the gallery and on the streets of Leeds...Published by RRB Photobooks, Early Sunday Morning is made up of over 90 largely unseen images of Leeds, each one selected from a cache of five hundred negatives that have sat unseen for over 30 years. Alongside the exhibition, we had planned to hold a book launch, guided walks, and talks, but our plans were dashed. With galleries still closed and the public taking baby steps back into the world we wondered how we could...

Hyde Park Picture House Picks

Hyde Park Picture House Picks
Written by The Hyde Park Picture House  22/07/2020

Hyde Park Picks shares some of some of the best films available online, with picks coming from Picture House staff, volunteers and partner organisations. We'll also be including occasional non-film recommendations too, from podcasts and books, to other fun bits that we think you'd like....

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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...