The MillSpace at Leeds Industrial Museum

The MillSpace at Leeds Industrial Museum

My Case, My Journey’ is a collaborative project between University of Leeds students and a diverse group of women who have come to call Leeds their home. In conjunction with the Together Women Project and Leeds Museums and Galleries, and launching in line with International Women’s Day, the exhibition portrays the stories of women in […]

Age of glamour

Age of glamour

The launch of Dior’s ‘New Look’, in 1947, saw a style emerge that completely captured the imagination of the nation. As the restrictions of the Second World War came to an end the population felt ready for something new and glamorous. This desire and Dior’s designs helped the 1950s to truly become an age of […]

Light Lab

Light Lab

Get hands on and explore the science and wonder of light through time in our brand-new, family friendly exhibition which looks at how we have used and made light across the centuries. How does it travel? What happens when you mix different coloured light? Carry out your own light-based experiments and find out for yourself! […]

Herakles

Herakles

The Labours of Herakles explores one of the classical world’s most famous heroes through the lithographs and etchings of New Zealand artist Marian Maguire. Taking Herakles out of his ancient context, and portraying him as nineteenth century colonist in New Zealand, these works invite us to question what it means to be a hero. Marian […]

TOP JAZZ BASSIST OPENS “THE GATE” AT WAKEFIELD

TOP JAZZ BASSIST OPENS “THE GATE” AT WAKEFIELD

Phil Donkin brings his long awaited debut album to Wakefield Jazz on Friday 13th March. Contrary to belief that will certainly be a lucky day for the WJ audience, Phil has promised “It will be very special”. “The Gate” represents the gateway to oneself a real insight into improvisation that derives from really listening and […]

So It Goes offers-up a deeply moving tale of love and loss

So It Goes offers-up a deeply moving tale of love and loss

With almost wordless visual storytelling and a whiteboard, So It Goes breaks through that all too human barrier of speaking about grief. Following a critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival Fringe run in 2014, this ‘extraordinary debut’ (The Times) by Hannah Moss and David Ralfe of Lecoq-trained company On The Run quietly explodes at Carriageworks Theatre Thursday […]

Sign up now or miss out on Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Sign up now or miss out on Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on people in Yorkshire to take part in their first ever Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on Saturday 11 July and join the fight against heart disease.  Places for the event are going fast and the BHF are urging people to register now to avoid missing out on a […]

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015

Aesthetica and York Museums Trust present the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, running from 26 March to 31 May at York St Mary’s – York Art Gallery’s contemporary art space. Now in its eighth year, the Prize is an internationally acclaimed award that recognises excellence in contemporary art from around the world awarding £5,000 to the […]

PERFORMANCE ARTIST WENDY HOUSTOUN BRINGS STUPID WOMEN TO LEEDS

PERFORMANCE ARTIST WENDY HOUSTOUN BRINGS STUPID WOMEN TO LEEDS

Yorkshire Dance, Leeds Friday 29 May, 7.30pm Box Office 0113 243 8765 Book securely online www.yorkshiredance.com Tickets £9.00, concessions £7.00 Suitable for ages 14+   Yorkshire Dance, in collaboration with Compass Live Art, is excited to welcome back to Leeds Wendy Houstoun, winner of the TMA Award for Achievement in Dance and the Critics’ Circle […]

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