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 of Armley, sharing stories, images and artworks of the area.
Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House Ltd - Leeds Grand Youth Theatre Lockdown Celebration
Support to employ a Musical Director to create a celebration song performed by all the youth theatre members that have been continuing to meet online during lockdown. The song will be filmed and then physically screened in a socially distant way at City Varieties.
Pyramid of Arts - Pyramid Curation Circle & Exhibition
A project to enable 12 artists with a learning disability to develop their skills in creating and curating an online exhibition of work submitted by other artists.
Pavilion - Screen Practise
A series of online masterclasses and presentations on using sound and type for artists working in moving image. The sound event will feature Tom Sedgewick and Trevor Mathison and the type event, Tony Cokes and Fraser Muggeridge.
Skippko – Windows
A project in partnership with CarersLeeds, inviting people at home to draw the view from their window onto acetate sheets. The "windows" will then form part of a physical house structure to be exhibited and a booklet created to capture the work.
Incredible Edible Garforth - Community Murals Project
A new nature themed outdoor mural for Garforth main street by artists Penny Rowe and Angela Hennessy.