Tag: performance

Art Life: South of the River | Mellifluous Arcana by Paul Walsh

After many years of working as a senior professional in the field of information science, Paul Walsh became frustrated by a job which he perceived to “produce nothing”. From this frustration came a period quite literally in the wilderness working as an environmental conservationist before finally returning indoors, and into

Art Life: South of the River | The Soft Rains of England and Forgotten Spaces at BasementArtsProject

March saw the beginning of, not only the 2018 programme at BasementArtsProject, but also the beginning of our eighth year as an arts organisation based at the heart of South Leeds. Whilst we may be small in scale our ambitions are somewhat larger. For seven years now we have been

Art Life : South of the River | The Way You Are is The Way You Are (The Soft Rains of England)

On Friday 16th March 2018 BasementArtsProject sees the return of Sohail Khan, this time in the guise of the Curator. Through the figure of the Curator, Khan has created a character that represents the cultural heritage of the artist, institutions and establishment; along the way he provides an interpretation of his

How to..have fun on a budget at the HUB in Holbeck

On Sunday 27 July we cycled down to Slunglow’s puppet making workshop at the “How to”… Festival at the HUB in Holbeck. The HUB (Holbeck Underground Ballroom) sits under five of the disused railway arches off Water Lane in Holbeck. It is not a venue you’d usually associate with conventional

Christmas concerts by Windmill Primary In Harmony with Opera North

  Children from Windmill Primary School will be out and about performing Christmas music in Hunslet and Belle Isle on Thursday (5 December 2013), culminating with the switching on of the Christmas lights on Belle Isle Circus. The school has been working with teams from Opera North’s In Harmony programme.

Voices – A showcase of new work created by youth theatres in Leeds

South Leeds Youth Theatre has been invited to perform at Leeds Carriage Works on 9th July, 7pm, writes youth theatre directors Sara Allkins and Michelle Cunningham. We have been working very hard since January exploring ideas around the Olympics and being part the Cultural Olympiad. On the very day the