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Exhibition Changeover

24 April - 5 May 2017

Please note: Our Galleries will be closed 24 April – 5 May due to exhibition changeover as we prepare for our forthcoming exhibition Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage.  Join us for the launch of Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage on …

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No Stress Yoga

Saturday 6 May, 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 6 May, 10am. Start your weekend …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: OAK TREE LEAVES

Saturday 6 May, 11am - 3pm

Inspired by Kenneth Armitage’s large Oak tree sculpture outside The Tetley, in this workshop we’ll be making and decorating our own leaves out of a range of craft materials including textiles. FREE, drop-in anytime. __ Family Art Workshops are creative …

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Jessie Flood-Paddock In Conversation with Lisa Le Feuvre

Saturday 6 May, 2pm

As part of our current exhibition Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage, join Jessie Flood-Paddock and Lisa Le Feuvre, Head of Sculpture Studies at the Henry Moore Institute for an in conversation about Jessie’s practice. Booking is essential via Eventbrite …

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JENNY STEELE IN CONVERSATION

Wednesday 10 May 6-8PM

Join artist in residence Jenny Steele and Sharon Bainbridge (Leeds College of Art) for the culmination of Steele’s residency here at The Tetley and the launch of her exhibition of drawings, prints and assemblages This House For Building in the …

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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 15 April, 2pm Saturday 13 May, 2pm Saturday 27 May, …

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THE WANDERING SCHOLAR

SUNDAY 14 MAY, 2.30PM

The Wandering Scholar (1934) Music: Gustav Holst Libretto: Clifford Bax The performance lasts 30 minutes This is a free, unticketed event Northern Opera Group bring Holst’s riotous comedy to The Tetley to coincide with this year’s European Opera Days. A …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: THROWING SHAPES

SATURDAY 20 MAY, 11AM - 3PM

Looking at the bright physicality of the current exhibition, we will be exploring shape, form and colour to transform ourselves into sculptures. We will use colourful materials to build appendages to wear, and shadows to play with size and scale. …

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HALF TERM FAMILY WORKSHOPS

30 May & 3 June 2017, 11am - 3pm

Join us over the May / June Half Term for FREE artist led workshops responding to themes within our current exhibition Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage. Tuesday 30 May, 11am – 3pm One Big Sculpture Take part in the …

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Refinding catalogue launch

Saturday 3 June, 2pm

As part of our current exhibition Refinding: Jessie Flood Paddock with Kenneth Armitage join Jessie Flood-Paddock and Ann Elliott, curator and trustee of the Kenneth Armitage Foundation, to mark the launch the Refinding catalogue. __ This exhibition is supported by …

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PAVILION PRESENTS LEEDS ART WALK

WEDNESDAY 7 JUNE, 5.30PM

Join Pavilion as they lead their monthly tour of exhibitions in Leeds. Starting at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, join a walking tour of the two exhibitions and monumental sculptures by Kenneth Armitage in the city. The Leeds Art …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: UPCYCLING

SATURDAY 17 JUNE, 11am - 3pm

Transform waste materials into ‘objects of high quality’. Imagination and out of the box thinking will be encouraged to design a new, desirable object from surplus junk. Free, drop in any time! _ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: OLD TOYS, NEW PICTURES

SATURDAY 1 JULY, 11AM - 3PM

Use broken bits of toys, clay and unwanted objects to create a sculpture, picture or assemblage of you and your family or friends. FREE, DROP-IN __ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions led by artists. Inspired by our programme …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: SCULPTING CHARACTER

SATURDAY 15 JULY 11am - 3pm

Come and create a sculpture of yourself as abstract portrait or imaginary character. Using a range of materials in interesting colours and textures to create abstract human forms. FREE, DROP IN __ Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions led …

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The Pyramid View on Refinding

Wednesday 19 July 2017, 6pm

Join Pyramid of Arts’ Eden Group for a guided tour and view their work made in response to the exhibition Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage. The Eden Group is a collective of 16 artists with and without learning disabilities, …

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THE TETLEY WEEKENDER

SATURDAY 5 & SUNDAY 6 AUGUST 2017

Our annual micro-festival that brings our programme to life! This year we’re filling our building with performances by artists from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the UK in a performance art intensive. We’ll also be celebrating the launch of …

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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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Leeds Young Film Festival Offer at Hyde Park Picture House

Leeds Young Film Festival at Hyde Park Picture House The Tetley is delighted to offer a half price cinema tickets for our visitors to the Leeds Young Film Festival 2017 for films at Hyde Park Picture House! This opportunities allows …

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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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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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