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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Chapel FM: Love Arts on the AirChapel FM: Love Arts on the Air @ Chapel FMOct 7 – Oct 21 all-dayChapel 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 pmFestival Launch @ The LightOct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pmThis 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[...] Light Night Leeds 6:00 pmLight Night Leeds @ The Light plus other venuesOct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pmLight 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[...] Feardom Festival 2015 10:00 amFeardom Festival 2015 @ Google Digital Garage, Leeds DockOct 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pmCelebrate 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.[...] Sing Yourself Happy 12:35 pmSing Yourself Happy @ Meanwood Community CentreOct 11 @ 12:35 pm – 1:35 pmINTERACTIVE 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 pmThe Snake Pit @ Hyde Park Picture HouseOct 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pmOne 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[...] Don’t Leave Me Now 2:00 pmDon’t Leave Me Now @ Rothwell LibraryOct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pmInspired 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 6:45 pmDon’t Leave Me Now @ Leeds Central LibraryOct 12 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pmInspired 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 pmWord Up @ Trinity Art SpaceOct 12 @ 7:00 pmAn 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[...] What I Might Have Said 6:30 pmWhat I Might Have Said @ White Cloth GalleryOct 13 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pmPERFORMANCE 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[...] Wooly Well-Being: Sit and Stitch 1:30 pmWooly Well-Being: Sit and Stitch @ Fabrication, the Light, opposite Zizzi'sOct 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pmINTERACTIVE 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[...] Headspace 7:00 pmHeadspace @ The Venue, Leeds College of MusicOct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pmPERFORMANCE 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 pmA Flower is Not a Rat @ InkwellOct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pmPERFORMANCE 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[...] Art Chat ‘Warm Welcome’ 10:30 amArt Chat ‘Warm Welcome’ @ Leeds Arts Gallery, LS1 3AAOct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 amINTERACTIVE 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 pmThe Midnight Soup – Live@theLux @ Cafe Lux PudseyOct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pmPERFORMANCE 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 pmLust for Life in Leeds @ Wharf Chambres Co-operative Club LS2 7EQOct 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pmLust for Life in Leeds [...] Forget Me Knot Music & Arts Festival 2015 2:00 pmForget Me Knot Music & Arts Festival 2015 @ Left Bank LeedsOct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 11:45 pmPlay the moments. Pause the memories.Guess what? Life doesn’t stop when dementia begins. Forget Me Knot Music and Arts Festival is back! Our dementia friendly not-for-profit day will entertain the whole family – live music[...]Unload 2:30 pmUnload @ Thackray Medical MuseumOct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pmPERFORMANCE 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[...] This is Renaissance 4:00 pmThis is Renaissance @ Wharf Chambres Co-operative Club, LS2 7EQOct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pmFair 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[...] Love Arts Conversation 6:00 pmLove Arts Conversation @ The TetleyOct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pmPERFORMANCE 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[...] Unlocking Dementia 11:30 amUnlocking Dementia @ Arch Cafe, Bradbury Building, Mark LaneOct 20 @ 11:30 amPERFORMANCE 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 pmThe Etiquette of WalkingOct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pmINTERACTIVE 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 pmUnlocking Dementia @ Arch Cafe, Bradbury Building, Mark LaneOct 20 @ 2:00 pmPERFORMANCE 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[...] Closing Party and Love Arts Awards 6:00 pmClosing Party and Love Arts Awards @ Lamberts Yard Lower BriggateOct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pmFree but places are limited – Email email@example.com 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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