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Leeds Den Building Festival

Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 Sept 2016

The acclaimed Leeds Den Building Festival is BACK for its third year – and bigger than ever. Join 100s of other families and groups from across the city and beyond and build your dream den. Get creative and create a …

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Family Art Workshop: Body Stencils

Saturday 27 August, 12pm - 3pm.

Working from the colours and poses in The Tetley’s exhibition of the work of Stass Paraskos, draw your family members and produce your own bright artworks using hand-made stencils and pastel. Free, drop in anytime. Please note, this workshop starts …

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Family Art Workshop: Sculptural Shapes

Monday 29 August, 11am - 3pm

Combine bright colours with hanging, holed and balanced shapes to create your very own sculpture. __ These drop-in activities are open to all but are especially suitable for families with children aged 5 – 11. Visitors can stay for as …

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First Thursday: Cyprus College of Art

Thursday 1 September, 6-8PM

For September’s First Thursday, find out more about the independent art school Stass Paraskos set up in Paphos, Cyprus and engage in a wider discussion about art education from the 1960s to now. The event is based around panel discussion …

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Heritage Open Days

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 September

Explore The Tetley’s historic site with Tours led by a former brewery employee. Tours run at either 11:30am & 2:30pm both days. Bookings open now – email reception@thetetley.org to book your free place. Our tours are FREE, but booking is …

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Tiny Tetley: Tasty Sculptures

Wednesday 28 September, 10.30AM - 12.30PM

Fruit, veg, herbs and spices will be our inspiration for this messy play workshop from 10.30am – 12.30pm. Booking is essential. __ Due to increasing popularity, advanced booking is now required for Tiny Tetley workshops. There are two time slots …

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LEEDS ART FUND: THE STASS PARASKOS OBSCENITY TRIAL

Wednesday 28 September, 6pm.

Stass Paraskos was the last artist in England to be prosecuted for obscenity following a police raid on an exhibition of his work in Leeds in 1966. To complement the exhibition Lovers & Romances and explore the background to it, …

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PERFORMANCE IN THE GALLERY

Thursday 29 September 2016, 3pm

In Queen of Parts 3 I reperform (and imagine) gestures, physicalities and actions performed by Queen Elizabeth I. Engaging in three different performing ‘techniques’ through a three hour performance,  I intend to explore how the experience of performing the past …

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First Thursdays

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS EVERY FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

Join us for our late night gallery opening until 8pm. On the first Thursday of each month we are programming activities, talks and events for you to enjoy along with a new First Thursday menu in the Bar & Kitchen …

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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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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 6 August, 2pm Saturday 20 August, 2pm Saturday 17 September, …

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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 the under fives. Inspired by all …

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DINNER WITH JONATHAN TRAYTE AND FEAST

Wednesday 5 October 2016, 6.30pm

“IT IS ALWAYS WHOLESOME AND BEAUTIFUL, AND MUCH TASTE CAN BE SHOWN IN THE MANNER IN WHICH IT IS ARRANGED” Florence B. Jack’ guidance on the arranging of fruit in The Woman’s book London: T.C & E. C. Jack 1911 Artist …

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FRIDAY 28 & SUNDAY 30 OCTOBER 2016

Performance: Lucy Suggate: Swarm Sculptures Friday 28 October, 1.00pm – 3.00pm & Sunday 30 October, 1.00pm – 3.00pm Admission free Swarm Sculptures is a durational movement installation created by dance artist Lucy Suggate. Influenced by swarm intelligence as a choreographic …

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LIGHT NIGHT

Friday 7 October 2016, 6-11pm

Join us as our building comes alive with screenings, workshops, talks and tours for Leeds’ annual festival of art and illumination. More information coming soon – keep an eye on this page. FREE, drop in anytime.

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: BODY STENCILS

Saturday 8 October, 11am - 3pm

Working from the colours and poses in The Tetley’s exhibition of the work of Stass Paraskos, draw your family members and produce your own bright artworks using hand-made stencils and pastel. Free, drop in anytime. __ These drop-in activities are …

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THE BOOK OF DARKNESS & LIGHT

Monday 31 October, 7PM - 11PM

Three chilling tales. Two ghostly performers. One thrilling night. Presented by Adam Z. Robinson in association with LittleMighty. The Tetley is excited to host this thrilling night along with a three course dinner. Places for the performances have to be …

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