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
We had some wonderful feedback following our recent term of the Cultural Community College and are just finalising plans for the Autumn term so keep your eyes peeled for our college programme which will be being delivered in Holbeck soon. We’re excited to announce that these courses are not only
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.
First things first. Many congratulations to Leeds United on winning the Championship and being promoted to the Premier League. It’s been a long wait, but a bright future beckons now that the club is back where it belongs. I recently watched a television programme on the career of Marcelo Bielsa.
Beeston and Holbeck Councillors have welcomed the council and community groups coming together to offer a fantastic service to local residents. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many important community spaces were closed to keep people safe. This led to multiple teams and services having to explore new ways of
A new mural inspired by the Slung Low LS11 Art Gallery, which saw local residents artworks displayed on lampposts around Beeston and Holbeck, has been unveiled on the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. The mural, commissioned by Beeston Festival, has been created by artist George Addy who took
It is funny how opinions change based on situations. Not for any reason other than sometimes things happen that allow people to take a different perspective. A recent poll in The Times suggests an interesting viewpoint on what is considered useful during a pandemic. The top five non-essential jobs ran
There’s not been much theatre at The Holbeck club since it shut to customers and opened itself as an emergency food hub. But on Friday 26 June Slung Low brought in children’s theatre group Wrongsemble to put on a show for local families in the club’s car park. With actors
Slung Low, the community support hub for Beeston & Holbeck have put out an appeal today (18 June 2020) for food and funds to maintain their vital role in keeping people in Holbeck and Beeston from going hungry. They have been delivering food parcels and more to individuals and families
If having your work displayed in an art gallery and winning a national competition makes you an established artist, then Ellie Harrison is an established artist. Nine-year-old Ellie from Beeston created her picture of a spaceman looking back to Earth following a YouTube tutorial, but choosing her own colours. The