Come Find Us | February 2012
A collection of venues and groups in Mabgate and Sheepscar will open their doors and welcome you to a weekend of creative indulgence between the:
24th and 26th February.
Come see the gig rooms, galleries, studios, workshops, deli’s and bars that make up the creative community living on the edge of the city centre, and their wits!
It will be a great weekend of events and wonderful happenings that just need your participation and inquisitiveness. We are just over the bridge so why not…
Come find us!
East Street Arts
Patrick Studios St Marys Lane: LS9 7EH
[Saturday 18.00 - Sunday 18.00]
For 24 hours Patrick Studios will be taken over with live performances as part of (In)Xclusion. A creative research project inspired by recent events. Celebrating being an outsider. Face up to it. Own it! Maybe even break down the barriers that created it. Drinks and snacks on tap!
Sheepscar House 15 Sheepscar Street South: LS7 1AD
Face-to-Face Book Social Event
Looking for creative inspiration? With presentations, activities and 100 art books, Factory 4 is hosting an inspiration overload. Come and share knowledge and stories with lots of other artistic minds.
Unit 22 Mabgate: LS9 7DZ
A low-key, lo fi evening of analogue experiments that explore connections and collisions between sound and the moving image. Featuring hand-manipulated celluloid & optical sound, slides, tape loop improvisation and projector performance.
Melbourne Studios (Formally Test Space)
Note: Over Come Find Us East Street Arts will be hosting two events in Melbourne Studios.
Melbourne Street: LS2 7PS
East Street Arts host Matt Roberts for a lecture entitled ‘What is the Artworld’ Examining the relationship between the public and commercial sector in different countries
Limited places, to book please email: eaststreetarts [at] mattroberts.org.uk
Unit 6 Brunswick Street
Over 12hours Sohail invites the audience to become a part of the development of the work. The work entitled O.C.D. will attempt to explore our notions of complicity, trust and responsibility. Pay him a visit.
For more information on Sohail and his work, please visit tinyurl.com/SohailK
Unit 16 Byron Street Millwright Street: LS2 7QG
A top team of printers, designers and illustrators providing complete printing services throughout the UK and contributing to the design for our flyer!
Hope House 65 Mabgate: LS9 7DR
Push Jazz Dance Special
Welcoming eavesdroppers, dancers, friends and family to Push Jazz Dance Special. All ages are welcome to take to the floor with Nottingham DJ’s killer Jim and Daddio, spinning dance floor jazz, slamming Latin and Cuban bombs alongside samba, afro jazz dance classics, both old and new, joined by Leeds’s Gip and Lubi. Entry is £3 and there will be plenty of cake, fruit and juices.
37-38 Mabgate Green: LS9 7DS (Look for the bike)
[12.00-16.00 Saturday and Sunday]
Bring along your bike and learn to fix it. The Pedallers Arms is a place in Leeds to come and learn how to repair your bike in a friendly atmosphere. We run regular drop-in sessions and other bike related events. We offer the tools, space and support for anyone to learn about bike maintenance and repairs.
St. Marys Street LS9 7DP
A charity helping homeless people to help themselves. Running a café and second-hand furniture, cloths and bric a brac shop.
Why not drop by on Sunday for a one off exploration of all things youthful with a Toy Hacking workshop hosted by artist group, Exploring the senses (is this an artist group? I think they are called, Exploring Senses, maybe double check), travelling all the way up from Brighton.
Really Open University
Space project, 1stFloor 37-38 Mabgate Green: LS9 7DS
The on-going ‘Space Project’ ROU aims to ‘re-imagine the university’ with collective information exchange and free education to all.
60 North Street: LS2 7PN
[Friday 08.00-17.00 and Saturday 10.00-16.00]
Alex Eddison (Artist)
Nathan Evans (Illustrator)
Hosting exciting new artists in the space and great food on the plates, stop off for much needed sustainence. Artist in residence at Factory 4, Alex Eddison, along with illustrator and East Street Art’s graphic designer Nathan Evans, exhibit together with a collection of amazing prints and hand-drawn illustration.
76-78 North Street: LS2 7PN
Ever providing essential relaxation after a hard day’s creative endeavours, the Reliance offer both art on the walls and tables for discussions throughout the night. A chance to treat yourself to a beverage too.
Two welcoming public houses with local character(s)!