Tag: Leeds 2023

New sculpture ‘Hibiscus Rising’ unveiled in Aire Park

‘Hibiscus Rising’, a striking new 9.5m tall sculpture by international artist Yinka Shonibare CBE RA has been revealed in Leeds today (24 November 2023). A major part of the programme for LEEDS 2023, Year of Culture, ‘Hibiscus Rising’ is Shonibare’s first permanent public commission in the North of England and

Street Skating Together with LS-TEN

Street Skate Together is part of Civic Skateboarding – a project by artist and skateboarder Harry Meadley produced for Leeds 2023 Year of Culture. At its core, Civic Skateboarding is about forming better relationships between skateboarders and Leeds’ civic and cultural institutions with the long-term goal of making the city’s

Slung Low and Leeds People’s Theatre release new film The Magician online

Set in a near-future Britain, where violence and civil war threaten to overturn a revolutionary government, The Magician follows a young man on a quest to find the only person who might have the knowledge to stop the burning and the hate. A cast of over 200 Leeds citizens were

Moon Palace mobile observatory starts its tour at Armouries

Dazzling new artwork that is a mobile observatory takes LEEDS 2023 to the stars and back: Heather Peak and Ivan Morison’s ‘Moon Palace’ embarks on an epic tour of the city, inspired by Leeds-born, Father of Civil Engineering, John Smeaton A new commission from leading artists Heather Peak and Ivan