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Mabgate Annual - 2019
21 Sep 2019 12pm
Join us for Mabgate's very first artist-led community Gala!
Showcasing and celebrating an area rich in culture and diversity asking you to reflect on the areas past, celebrate its present and plan for its future. This inspiring community driven event will showcase Mabgate a home of 1,000 makers, a collaboration between artists, local business and local residents.
Mabgate Annual has been created in collaboration with Leeds City Council, Come Find Us and East Street Arts and led by artist Emma Hardaker transforming the green space in Mabgate into an interactive art event and tying into Heritage Open Days week.
Mabgate Annual Highlights
- Artists and organisations based in Mabgate such as MAP, SIIK and ESA will have stalls selling original artworks and merchandise!
- Live Painting from artist Bethany Rose of the beautiful local architecture
- Leeds Civic Trust will be there talking about the history of Mabgate looking particularly at Hope House the building that MAP are currently raising funds to buy.
- Tote bag printing workshop by No Brand Printing based in Hope House.
- East Street Arts will be hosting a Burmatofts pottery inspired, tile designing workshop and opening up the doors to Convention House there exciting new tech space.
- Mabate Bleach have put together a live music set for you to enjoy through out the day!
- The Vege-table will be selling there tasty vegan treats and Temple of Boom will be serving up some tasty cold beverages for the afternoon.
- Emmaus will be hosting a Yard Sale out in front of there shop selling second hand furniture and wares!
- There will be a instagram worthy photo booth designed by local Illustrator Bobbi Abbey.
- Koby Dance studio will be performing live and giving a mini dance workshop for you to give it a go yourselves.
Look forward to seeing you there!
The event is taking place on the green space off St Marys Street and along this road which has been closed for the day, there is a curb to the right of the road but there are lowered curbs on the opposite side which you can use to access the space.
- Free Event
- Family friendly
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