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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 21 January 2017, 2pm Saturday 4 February 2017, 2pm Saturday …

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EXHIBITION CHANGEOVER

23 January - 3 February

PLEASE NOTE Our galleries are currently in exhibition changeover from 23 January – 3 February to install our new shows Dora García: These Books Were Alive; They Spoke to Me! & PAGES Future Present. Join us for the launch of …

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Years 10&11 School Debating Competition 2017

Monday 23 January 2017

The Tetley is again partnering with The Leeds Salon to host the second year 10 & 11 (ages 14 to 16 years) school debating competition for central and south Leeds schools. The competition uses the format and topic guides of the Institute of Ideas sixth-form Debating …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: BUBBLE BLAST

SATURDAY 28 JANUARY, 11am - 3pm

In this weeks Family Art Workshop, learn how to use paint, soap and water to make a range of bubbling prints to take away. Free, especially good for children aged 5-11. __ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions led …

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EXHIBITIONS LAUNCH

Thursday 2 February, 6-8pm.

Join us for the launch of our new exhibitions: Dora García: These books were alive; they spoke to me and PAGES Future/Present on Thursday 2 Feb from 6-8pm. Free, all welcome.

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FINNEGANS WAKE READING

Friday 3 February, 5 - 6.30pm

As part of Dora García: These books were alive; they spoke to me in our galleries, join Leeds’ Finnegans Wake Reading Group who will continue their regular collective reading of James Joyce’s classic Finnegans Wake with artist Dora García. Please …

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Performance & Uncertainty

Saturday 4 February, 11am - 5pm

Programmed by Kiff Bamford & Harold Offeh Join Dora García along with artists and writers questioning the role of re-performance and the changing role of the artist’s body. A hesitation, a mode of doubt, permeates the temporal experience of much …

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‘No Stress’ Yoga with Lucyoga

SATURDAY 4 FEBRUARY, 10-11.30am

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 4 February, 10am – 11.30am Start …

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FEBRUARY HALF TERM WORKSHOPS

11 & 14 February, 11am - 3pm

Get creative with the family this February Half Term for Art Workshops & self-led family activities at The Tetley. Saturday 11 & Tuesday 14 February, 11am – 3pm Tunnel Books Taking inspiration from our current exhibition Dora García:These Books Were …

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WEDNESDAY LATES: CURATORS TALK

Wednesday 22 February, from 6pm

Join the curator of Dora García: These Books Were Alive; They Spoke To Me and the co-curators of PAGES Future/Present for an informal discussion of the current exhibitions on display in The Tetley’s galleries. This event is free but please …

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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. __ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions led by artists. Inspired by our programme …

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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: CORIN SWORN

Saturday 4 March, 11am - 5pm

Study Day: Performance Politics and Popular Culture Tickets £10 (£5 cons) A day of talks, films and performance to mark the culmination of Corin Sworn’s ARC Fellowship. For the Live Library artists, writers and academics have been invited to give …

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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. __ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions led by artists. Inspired by our programme and our building, activities have included everything from making simple …

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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. __ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions …

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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 APPLETON ESTATE* 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 or …

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