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30 years of Skippko

30 years of Skippko
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4 Feb 2019 - 4 Jun 2019

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Leeds Town Hall

The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AD

Skippko is an arts organisation based in Holbeck, South Leeds. Formed in October 1988 by two female artists they have, for the past 30 years, committed themselves to developing creative projects with communities across Leeds and the North of England.

Skippko have twelve artists all of whom are experienced facilitators as well as being high quality arts and creative practitioners. They develop bespoke programmes of work in cooperation with an individual community, often collaborating with a partner such as Leeds Libraries & Information Services, Leeds Museums & Galleries, Leeds International Piano Competition or M&S Company Archive.

The exhibition at Leeds Town Hall tells a brief story of work spanning those 30 years from early visual arts and movement workshops, to large banners commissioned for the 50th anniversary of the NHS, recent media work with Carers Leeds and, arts work in four branch libraries in Leeds (which is still being exhibited in Skippko’s new Greek Street Exhibition Galleries). The final panel illustrates the programme of work Skippko will be delivering in 2019-20.

For further information about their work please call 0113 234 5355, visit the website or contact director, Arthur on or arts project manager, Cath on

Please note: Leeds Town Hall hosts civic celebrations and ticketed and private events. As such, access to exhibition spaces may be restricted during stated opening hours. Please contact 0113 378 6016 to ensure viewings are available.

Wheelchair Access

Please note in this exhibition some of the images are located along a staircase and therefore the images located along the staircase itself are not accessible by wheelchair. However printed versions of all of the exhibition images can be found in the booklets located at the bottom and top of the staircase, both of which can be accessed via a wheelchair.

There is full wheelchair access to Leeds Town Hall and wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities on all floors. A number of spaces in the seating area are reserved for wheelchair users.

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