Tag: Slung Low

Slung Low to create ‘Rockdown’ gallery in Holbeck

Following on from the success of last summer’s LS11 Art Gallery, which displayed local residents artwork on lampposts in the area, Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatre company, has launched a new participatory art project. The Rock-down Gallery will be created by local people decorating cobble stones to brighten up the

“The best of us” – the volunteers at Slung Low’s foodbank

Every Wednesday morning a team descends on the Holbeck club and the Slung Low foodbank springs into life. As we’ve reported previously, when the pandemic hit last year, Slung Low redirected their theatrical skills from organising shows to running a foodbank for people in LS11 and beyond. I’m proud to

New Year’s honour for Slung Low’s Alan Lane

Alan Lane, the Artistic Director of Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatre company, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the community in South Leeds during Covid-19 in the New Year’s Honours List. As we have reported over the last year, Alan and the team at Slung

Wrongsemble returns with a Covid-safe Christmas show for all the family

Family favourite theatre company Wrongsemble return this Christmas with HUMBUG: a Covid-safe family show that promises to delight and unite all ages. This innovative digital production will allow families to enjoy seven filmed episodes of this exciting story throughout December, accompanied by an interactive HUMBUG ‘Fact File’ filled with 13

Slung Low launches scheme to give every child in Holbeck a book

Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatre company, has published a children’s book and launched an initiative that aims to give every child in the neighbourhood a copy. In early October three of the Slung Low team spent a week at Holbeck’s Ingram Road Primary School reading Emergency Story Penguin to the

Arts Together launches new care homes project

In recognition of the huge impact the current situation has had on care homes, Arts Together has launched a new project which will see music, drama and performance being used to boost the mental and emotional wellbeing of residents and their carers across Leeds. During September, Arts Together for Care

Life little stories for Leeds

Collaboration brings children’s theatre back to Leeds with day of socially distanced shows Leeds theatre-makers tutti frutti, Wrongsemble, Unlimited Theatre, 154 Collective, Blah Blah Blahs, Alive & Kicking, Interplay, Fidget Theatre and Slung Low have joined forces to bring theatre back to children in the city, delighting them with a live experience on their doorstep.