People & Places

PANIC!

PANIC! Steering Group announced and first open call for bursaries. ‘PANIC! – Promoting an Artists’ Network in the Crisis’ today (February 22, 2021) announced its steering group and its first open call for bursaries of £1,000 and £5,000 for artists in the Leeds City Region. The aim of PANIC! is to create an artists’ network […] Leeds Living …



Yeadon Town Hall’s Clock Restored

As a result of close collaboration between Leeds City Council and the Yeadon Town Hall Community Interest Company team, this two-year project is now completed, and the clock is once again striking. Erosion over 140 years had taken its toll (no pun intended) so the clock faces were worn out. Brand new faces were delivered […] Leeds Living …


Yeadon Town Hall Clock

For almost two years, Yeadon Town Hall has been subject to extensive renovation, and with the closure owing to COVID-19, further progress has been made. This includes the new Town Hall Tavern, the Main Auditorium and the first floor, revamped backstage areas and newly decorated Wharfedale and Airedale rooms. On 20 January, three new clock […] Leeds Living …


St Vincent’s Support Centre

St Vincent’s Support Centre, based in East Leeds, is dedicated to changing lives through advice, support, education and community. However, when COVID-19 hit, St Vincent’s was no longer able to offer many of its services and so it shifted its focus, becoming a community hub, offering essential support to vulnerable people living nearby. I spoke […] Leeds Living …


Nicole Joseph – Freedom Studios’ New Associate Producer

Bradford’s award-winning Freedom Studios have appointed Leeds theatre maker Nicole Joseph as Associate Producer. Nicole’s recent credits include Assistant Producer at Slung Low, where she worked on several projects including their Leeds People’s Theatre short film, The Good Book (2020). She was also Assistant Director on Oliver Twist (Leeds Playhouse, 2020) and Writer-Director of an extract of her play, Ghosts […] Leeds Living …


A Garden Through Time

Technology revives stories of forgotten botanical garden. ‘A Garden Through Time’ has created an interactive audio walk and a new map of Headingley Zoological and Botanical Gardens, of which there are few remaining traces. The project has been created and developed during and since the first COVID lockdown this year, recognising an increased interest in […] Leeds Living …