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We Walk With You

We Walk With YouArts Together Member Tabita in front of her favourite places to visit, Leeds Playhouse. Image: Lizzie Coombes
Written by Arts Together  11/06/2021

A video project which aims to help refugees and those seeking sanctuary feel welcome and at home in the city’s arts and community venues has been launched by Arts Together to mark Refugee Week which this year runs from 14 -20 June.As a network of community and arts organisations working to make the arts more accessible to everyone in Leeds, Arts Together decided to interpret the theme of ‘We Cannot Walk Alone’ as an opportunity to show refugees and sanctuary seekers what to expect when visiting their venues for the first time. Making use of the fact that many buildings were sitting empty due to lockdown,...

Open Source Arts: Affordable Theatre Programme

Open Source Arts: Affordable Theatre ProgrammeHEXE - Concha Vidal / image: Luca Rocchi
Written by Open Source Arts  21/05/2021

The Affordable Theatre Programme is a series of live theatre shows performed by grassroots artists, live streamed through Open Source Arts' new state of the art broadcast equipment, bringing high quality work to a broad audience for a Pay As You Feel ticket price.The next show in the Affordable Theatre Programme will be HEXE! by internationally recognised dance artist Concha Vidal, broadcast live at 7pm on 30th May 2021. HEXE! recorded at Teatre Principal in Spain, is a piece of raucous, punk theatre that amplifies the muzzled voices of the past and draws clear parallels to the ongoing ways in which the contemporary world attempts to hush...

Mafwa Theatre: Seeking Mentors

Mafwa Theatre: Seeking Mentors
Written by Mafwa Theatre  02/03/2021

Mafwa Theatre are currently on the look out for mentors to support our Associate Artists.Mafwa Theatre is a community theatre company which brings refugees, asylum seekers and settled communities together. We use drama and the arts to create work that celebrates our similarities and differences, brings women together and speaks truth to power. We use our platform to highlight and enable development opportunities for artists and theatre makers from migrant backgrounds, advocate for migrant rights and celebrate diverse communities.This year we have been funded by the National Lottery and Arts Council England to co-create a twelve month programme alongside five Associate...

Compass Festival is back – and it’s starting in your local phone box

Compass Festival is back – and it’s starting in your local phone box
Written by Compass Festival  26/02/2021

Compass Festival has been bringing interactive encounters to Leeds in places like shopping centres, markets, neighbourhoods and the city streets since 2011.Those who know Compass Festival know it as a 10 day long programme of live art events, animating a blustery November in Leeds. Taking an innovative approach to festival programming during the pandemic, this year they have thrown away the rule book and spread their activities out over the whole of 2021.A sonic artwork under a bridge, the city’s smallest gay bar, a reimagined retro arcade game and a collective listening experience where every phone-box in Leeds rings at the...

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On
Written by PROCESS play / Kevin Summers  26/02/2021

Leeds Arts Centre’s new visual identity has been designed to reflect their socially engaged, community focussed approach to theatre making – hopefully raising a little cheer around the creative arts in the city along the way! Leeds Arts Centre is the award-winning amateur theatre company based at the Carriageworks Theatre on Millennium Square – a registered charity that promotes the appreciation of, and participation in, all aspects of the theatre arts. The theatre company needed a bold new visual identity creating to befit their exciting, socially engaged approach and impressive heritage as an arts organisation (dating back to 1945!). As...

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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 grant schemes that support arts events and projects taking place 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...