We are pleased to share details about the successful applications to the May 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.
Bright Sparks Theatre Arts C.I.C - Life in the Clouds
A series of online drama sessions for members of Leep1, an organisation that supports adults with learning disabilities, delivered by Bright Spark Theatre.
Dance Action Zone Leeds (DAZL) – COVID 19 Dance Project (pictured)
A 10 week online family dance programme and a 10 week outdoor Garden Groovers dance programme across Harehills, Seacroft, Burmantofts and Middleton Park.
Otley Courthouse – The Courthouse at Home
An online programme of 3 music recitals, played from within the courthouse and a series of specially recorded storytelling sessions for families.
Better Songs Productions – The Story of Leeds Jazz
A 6 part documentary podcast exploring in detail the story of jazz in Leeds from the 1970s to present day including Leeds College of Music, Leeds Jazz, the Termite Club and featuring music and interviews with musicians and promoters.
Will Fletcher – Singing Inside Out
A home singing project for older people in Otley & North Leeds. Musicians Will Fletcher and Jade Harris will create a CD based music project with singing exercises to do at home, reaching participants through Otley Action for Older People and home care provider Home Instead.
Leeds Church Institute - Musicultural Conversations Online
A series of 4 online music and drama sessions for refugees and asylum seekers, with artists Nicky Bray and Sarah Stead, leading on from a pilot session during Refugee Week and delivered in partnership with LASSN.