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What’s On Guide

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OCTOBER 2016 – JANUARY 2017   If you would like to download a PDF of this WHATS ON GUIDE please click here

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INTRODUCTORY EXHIBITION TOUR

FORTNIGHTLY GALLERY TOURS, 2PM

Meet in the foyer at 2pm every other Saturday to join a 30 minute FREE introductory tour of our current exhibitions led by knowledgeable staff from The Tetley Team. Saturday 4 February 2017, 2pm Saturday 18 February 2017, 2pm Saturday …

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Finnegans Wake Reading Group

Friday 24 February & Friday 10 March, 5 - 6:30pm

Join artist Dora García and the Leeds’ Finnegans Wake Reading Group for a collective reading of James Joyce’s classic. Please email reception@thetetley.org to reserve a place. No special skills needed other than a love for this text. If you need to borrow …

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Family Art Workshop: Matchbox Books

Saturday 25 February, 11am - 3pm

Find out how to create your own tiny stories contained within a matchbox, told through words and pictures. Free, especially good for children aged 5-11. This workshop is supported by GF SMITH __ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions …

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No Stress Yoga

Saturday 25 February, 10am

First Saturday of every month £10 per session Join Lucyoga on the first Saturday of each month for an upbeat, but gentle, yoga session that will help you start your weekend feeling relaxed. Saturday 25 February, 10am – 11.30am Start …

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Contemporary Art, East Asia: Cultural Spheres in Conversation

Tuesday 28 February, 6-8pm.

Join a discussion with art historian Maki Fukuoka (University of Leeds), and curator Pauline J. Yao (M+, Hong Kong and Leverhulme Visiting Professor, University of Leeds) about evolving perceptions of contemporary art in East Asia. We will discuss artworks by …

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Wednesday Lates: Andy Holden: Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape

Wednesday 1 March, 6pm.

This new one-hour performance is the culmination of five years of idiosyncratic research and public lectures exploring the possibility of using the Laws of Motion as they appear in cartoons. It presents a theory that the world is now a …

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20th INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS’ BOOK FAIR 2017

Saturday 4 - Sunday 5 March 2017, 10am - 5pm daily

The longest running artists’ book fair outside of London celebrates its 20th anniversary. Throughout its history the Fair has attracted national and international participation and welcomed thousands of visitors from across the UK. Held at The Tetley since 2014 co-curated …

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LIVE LIBRARY: Performing Selves

Saturday 4 March, 11am - 5pm

Tickets £5 (£3 Cons) How do we project ourselves in public and how do others see us? What is the difference between your online and offline self? This day of talks, live performance and film will look at the history …

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BOOK FAIR 2017 KEYNOTE TALK: FRASER MUGGERIDGE

SATURDAY 4 MARCH, 6.00PM

Tickets £5 / £3 concessions In conjunction with the Contemporary International Artist’s Book Fair 2017, join Fraser Muggeridge for a keynote discussion on his creative practice. Fraser Muggeridge is director of Fraser Muggeridge studio, a graphic design company based in …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP

Saturday 11 March, 11am - 3pm

Join us for a FREE Family Art Workshop led be artists from 11am – 3pm. This workshop is supported by GF SMITH __ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions led by artists. Inspired by our programme and our building, …

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WEDNESDAY LATES: BOOKBINDING TASTER

Wednesday 15 March, 6-8pm

Get creative at The Tetley & learn the basics technique of hand binding to create an individual sketchbook. Free, all welcome! __ Wednesday Lates As part of our new gallery opening times, our galleries will be open late every Wednesday …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: MOTHER’S DAY LETTER PRESS

Saturday 25 March, 11am - 3pm

Join us a day early for Mother’s day & create a special card for Mum using vintage letterpress materials and techniques. Free, all welcome. Drop in any time between 11am – 3pm. This workshop is supported by GF SMITH __ …

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WEDNESDAY LATES: DAVID STEANS – CRIME WORLD

Wednesday 29 March, from 6pm.

Responding to Dora García’s exhibition at The Tetley, artist David Steans presents an evening of new artworks inspired by controversial 1990s publishing press Crime World. Featuring special guests. 6pm-8pm, FREE, all welcome. Visitor discretion advised: Crime World contains content that …

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EASTER ART WORKSHOPS

4, 8 & 11 April 2017, 11am - 3pm

Join us over the Easter Holidays for a series of FREE Family Art Workshops relating to our current exhibition, Dora García: These Books Were Alive; They Spoke To Me on display in our first floor gallery. Please check dates below …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: PERFORMANCE PRINTING

22 April 2017, 11am - 3pm

Combine mark-making and emotion, in this explorative print workshop where we will be using large scale movements and expressive print techniques to create the pages of a giant, collaborative art book. Free, drop in any time between 11am – 3pm. …

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Family Art Workshops

Regular creative family fun

Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions led by artists. Inspired by our programme and our building, activities have included everything from making simple prints, to designing robots, book-making and creating recycled crafts. These drop-in activities are open to all …

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Tiny Tetley

Creative fun for under fives

Bring the little ones along to join in creative and messy play. FREE. Tiny Tetley workshops take place on the fourth Wednesday of each month and are led by artists with great skills with children aged zero to five. Inspired …

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WEDNESDAY LATES

Galleries open every Wednesday until 8pm

SPONSORED BY MEANTIME BREWING COMPANY The Tetley is pleased to announce that as of 26 October 2016, as part of our new gallery opening times, our galleries will be open late every Wednesday evening until 8pm. With special events, talks …

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