Events News

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Chapel FM: Love Arts on the Air
Chapel FM: Love Arts on the Air @ Chapel FM
Oct 7 – Oct 21 all-day
Chapel FM: Love Arts on the Air @ Chapel FM  | Leeds | United Kingdom
Chapel FM is an internet radio station which will be broadcasting features from the Love Arts Festival throughout the 14 days of events. They’ve worked with their volunteers to produce this range of themed broadcasts.[...]
Festival Launch 4:00 pm
Festival Launch @ The Light
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Festival Launch @ The Light | Leeds | United Kingdom
This year the Love Arts festival extravaganza will be launched in the fantastic city centre venue, the Light.  Expect the unexpected and a feast for the senses: Arts & Minds Network exhibition, pop-up music, and[...]
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The Boy Under the Bed 7:00 pm
The Boy Under the Bed @ Chapel FM
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Boy Under the Bed @ Chapel FM | Leeds | United Kingdom
The “Boy under the Bed” tells the story of 5 year old Josh and his family. Ever since his dad left home, Josh has been bothered by this naughty boy who lives under his bed.[...]
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Light Night Leeds 6:00 pm
Light Night Leeds @ The Light plus other venues
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Light Night Leeds @ The Light plus other venues  | Leeds | United Kingdom
Light Night is a unique opportunity to explore the city centre as it comes alive for one night only with spectacular light projections, exhibitions, installations, film, dance, music, theatre and street performances. Love Arts is[...]
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Feardom Festival 2015 10:00 am
Feardom Festival 2015 @ Google Digital Garage, Leeds Dock
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Feardom Festival 2015 @ Google Digital Garage, Leeds Dock | Leeds | United Kingdom
Celebrate World Mental Health day with us!The first ever #FeardomFestival will help you find freedom from fear and be a Feardom Fighter!Registration opens at 10amEvent starts at 11am The venue Leeds venue will be confirmed.[...]
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Sing Yourself Happy 12:35 pm
Sing Yourself Happy @ Meanwood Community Centre
Oct 11 @ 12:35 pm – 1:35 pm
Sing Yourself Happy @ Meanwood Community Centre | Leeds | United Kingdom
INTERACTIVE Participatory Singing Workshop Sing Yourself Happy brings musical fun and enjoyment to older people, and people living with dementia. We each pick a song from our extensive song books and sing all together. It’s[...]
The Snake Pit 3:00 pm
The Snake Pit @ Hyde Park Picture House
Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Snake Pit @ Hyde Park Picture House | Leeds | United Kingdom
One of the first Hollywood films to depict mental illness, The Snake Pit (1948, dir. Anatole Litvak) tells the story of a woman who finds herself in an insane asylum and cannot remember how she[...]
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Don’t Leave Me Now 2:00 pm
Don’t Leave Me Now @ Rothwell Library
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Don't Leave Me Now @ Rothwell Library | Rothwell | United Kingdom
  Inspired by two real stories, ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’ is a play by Brian Daniels that explores with insight and humour, the impact of early onset dementia on two very different families. Professor Rachael[...]
Don’t Leave Me Now 6:15 pm
Don’t Leave Me Now @ Leeds Central Library
Oct 12 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Don't Leave Me Now @ Leeds Central Library | Leeds | United Kingdom
Inspired by two real stories, ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’ is a play by Brian Daniels that explores with insight and humour, the impact of early onset dementia on two very different families. Professor Rachael Dixey,[...]
Word Up 7:00 pm
Word Up @ Trinity Art Space
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm
Word Up @ Trinity Art Space | Leeds | England | United Kingdom
An evening of words, wellness and wonder Three Yorkshire-based groups come together to present this collaboration of spoken word delights. Music, poetry, prose and film feature in this special one-off event. The Mouth of the[...]
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What I Might Have Said 6:30 pm
What I Might Have Said @ White Cloth Gallery
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
What I Might Have Said @ White Cloth Gallery | Leeds | United Kingdom
PERFORMANCE Film, Comedy, Talks and more The Well Made Project invites you to their second live multi-disciplinary event aimed to spark conversations around memory, language and ageing, and the effects these issues can have on[...]
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Wooly Well-Being: Sit and Stitch 1:30 pm
Wooly Well-Being: Sit and Stitch @ Fabrication, the Light, opposite Zizzi's
Oct 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Wooly Well-Being: Sit and Stitch @ Fabrication, the Light, opposite Zizzi's  | Leeds | United Kingdom
INTERACTIVE Knitting and Crochet Workshop A practical workshop for people living with dementia and their partners. Fabrication is kindly hosting this FREE event to celebrate World Mental Health day.  Join in with a workshop to[...]
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Headspace 7:00 pm
Headspace @ The Venue, Leeds College of Music
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Headspace @ The Venue, Leeds College of Music | Leeds | United Kingdom
PERFORMANCE Drama, Poetry, film, music Join us for an inspiring and thought provoking evening, with a collection of performances from poetry, drama and film to dance and music. Get insight in to the amazing arts[...]
A Flower is Not a Rat 7:30 pm
A Flower is Not a Rat @ Inkwell
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A Flower is Not a Rat @ Inkwell | Leeds | United Kingdom
PERFORMANCE Storytelling and music Book: Email Tezbeulah@phonecoop.coop to reserve a place Ruth Steinberg tells a weave of Jewish stories using music and song, poetry, mime, clowning and all the related arts of story-telling, showing us[...]
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Art Chat ‘Warm Welcome’ 10:30 am
Art Chat ‘Warm Welcome’ @ Leeds Arts Gallery, LS1 3AA
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Art Chat 'Warm Welcome' @ Leeds Arts Gallery, LS1 3AA | Leeds | United Kingdom
INTERACTIVE Gallery Tour and Talk ArtChat is a free, accessible session in the gallery for you to talk about art in plain English (BSL Interpretation provided). As part of the Warm Welcome Project – encouraging[...]
The Midnight Soup – Live@theLux 7:30 pm
The Midnight Soup – Live@theLux @ Cafe Lux Pudsey
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Midnight Soup - Live@theLux @ Cafe Lux Pudsey | Pudsey | United Kingdom
PERFORMANCE Together, we gather to make and eat The Midnight Soup. Together we gather to listen to a story, and to share our own. The Midnight Soup starts as a monologue and in gentle and[...]
Lust for Life in Leeds 8:00 pm
Lust for Life in Leeds @ Wharf Chambres Co-operative Club LS2 7EQ
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Lust for Life in Leeds @ Wharf Chambres Co-operative Club LS2 7EQ | Leeds | United Kingdom
Lust for Life in Leeds                                                            [...]
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Unload 2:30 pm
Unload @ Thackray Medical Museum
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Unload @ Thackray Medical Museum | Leeds | United Kingdom
PERFORMANCE Film screening and panel discussion UNLOAD screening: hard hitting drama exploring PTSD & Psychological Therapy ‘UNLOAD’ is the new hard hitting drama from RAF veteran Peter Carruthers. It tells the story of Eddie, a[...]
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This is Renaissance 4:00 pm
This is Renaissance @ Wharf Chambres Co-operative Club, LS2 7EQ
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is Renaissance @ Wharf Chambres Co-operative Club, LS2 7EQ | Leeds | United Kingdom
Fair and Workshop  Wharf Chambers Co-operative Club is a members’ club, and you need to be a member, or a guest of a member, in order to attend. Joining is easy; please visit wharfchambers.org. Registration[...]
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Love Arts Conversation 6:00 pm
Love Arts Conversation @ The Tetley
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Love Arts Conversation @ The Tetley | Leeds | United Kingdom
PERFORMANCE Talk and Workshop Love Arts Conversation presents two free talks from Leeds academics analysing the portrayal of mental health in film and drama. The Love Arts Conversation was a 2 day conference, part of[...]
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Unlocking Dementia 11:30 am
Unlocking Dementia @ Arch Cafe, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane
Oct 20 @ 11:30 am
Unlocking Dementia @ Arch Cafe, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane | Leeds | United Kingdom
PERFORMANCE This isn’t suitable for adults with dementia as some may find the content emotional – please bear this in mind before booking.  This show is designed to increase people’s understanding of Dementia. A powerful[...]
The Etiquette of Walking 2:00 pm
The Etiquette of Walking
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
INTERACTIVE Art Workshop Walk in other character’s shoes to discover the footprints they have made through creative writing, movement and visual arts activities.  Explore artistic routes that will put a spring in your step.  Workshop[...]
Unlocking Dementia 2:00 pm
Unlocking Dementia @ Arch Cafe, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm
Unlocking Dementia @ Arch Cafe, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane | Leeds | United Kingdom
PERFORMANCE This isn’t suitable for adults with dementia as some may find the content emotional – please bear this in mind before booking.  This show is designed to increase people’s understanding of Dementia.   There[...]
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Closing Party and Love Arts Awards 6:00 pm
Closing Party and Love Arts Awards @ Lamberts Yard Lower Briggate
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Closing Party and Love Arts Awards @ Lamberts Yard Lower Briggate | Leeds | United Kingdom
Free but places are limited – Email ruth.cooke2@nhs.net to reserve your place on the guest list. Be our guest at this heart-warming finale; laugh, listen, cheer, applaud and perhaps even shed a tear as we celebrate[...]
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