The Tetley

Events

Tiny Tetley

WEDNESDAY 25 April

Creative fun for children under 5! 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 …

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Leeds Salon: Can Art Survive the Culture Wars?

Saturday 28 April, 3pm

Leeds Salon is a discussion and debating group established in 2009. The Salon organises public discussion around political, cultural and scientific issues, with the aim of challenging orthodoxies. Writers, academics and experts in their field are invited to present their ideas …

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Material Environments Exhibition Launch

Thursday 3 May, 6pm

Join us to celebrate the launch of Material Environments with speeches, complimentary drinks and the first official viewing of the exhibition. 6–8pm, FREE, all welcome. During Material Environments, The Tetley will become a site not just for the display of artwork but of live production, …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: PALM TREE PINCH POTS

SATURDAY 5 MAY, 11AM-3PM

Discover our new exhibition Material Evironments at our FREE Palm Tree Pinch Pots workshop. Take inspiration from artist Phoebe Cumming’s immersive environment and delicate clay sculptures to make and decorate your own clay pinch pots! Use cookie cutters and moulds to create tropical …

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No Stress Yoga

Saturday 5 May, 10am

Once per month on Saturday £10 per session Join Lucyoga on the first / second Saturday of each month for an upbeat, but gentle, yoga session that will help you start your weekend feeling relaxed. Start your weekend right, with …

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IF I CAN’T BE SOMEONE ELSE I MIGHT AS WELL BE MYSELF

SATURDAY 12 MAY, 2:30PM

A special event as part of Words in the City, a city-wide literature festival, featuring work by local LGBT* poets, including Stevie James who will present work from new collection “A Lonely Man Circling The Earth”, accompanied by a powerful …

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The Tetley Weekender: Experiments Workshop

19 – 20 May, 11am–5pm

The Tetley Weekender is our annual micro-festival that takes its inspiration from our next exhibition, with activities for all the family, artist-led performances, events and talks, plus great food and drink. It’s a perfect introduction to everything we do at …

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Illuminated Applique Workshop

Sunday 3 June, 10:30am

In this 2 ½ hour workshop you will learn the traditional craft of fusible webbing applique which you will decorate with a stitched circuit to light up your design with an LED. Take inspiration from the world of E-Textiles and …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: ALTERNATIVE WORLD ENVIRONMENT

SATURDAY 16 JUNE, 11AM-3PM

Join us to create an alternative world environment with imagined inhabitants, by designing strange flowers, plants and creatures on a large scale. Take inspiration from our artists and their work in our current exhibition Material Environments to create your own immersive worlds!  …

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POCKET PROTEST BANNER

WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE, 6PM

In this 2 ½ hour workshop, you will learn the traditional craft of cross stitch to create your own mini protest banner. Take inspiration from the worldwide Craftivism movement which uses craft to raise awareness of political issues and promote …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: CHANGE YOUR SOUND

SATURDAY 30 JUNE, 11AM-3PM

Take inspiration from our current exhibition Material Environments, which experiments with ideas of physical and psychological transformation, to explore an interactive sound installation through song and noise making! Become part of the gallery’s transformation into a site of live production, experiment, making …

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Curator Tour with Ben Roberts

Saturday 7 July, 2pm

Join curator of Material Environments, Ben Roberts, for a tour of our current exhibition including the chance to see Harold Offeh’s Lounging performance. This will be on the last weekend of the Material Environments exhibition, so it gives audienece’s a final chance to engage …

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FAMILY ART WORKSHOP: LITTLE HOUSES AT BEESTON FESTIVAL

SATURDAY 14 JULY, 11AM-3PM

Join The Tetley at Beeston Festival, a celebration of everything that’s good in our diverse and vibrant community here in south Leeds. The artist will show you how to create your own tiny house from a range of recycled materials, …

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WEDNESDAY LATES

Galleries open every Wednesday until 8pm

During exhibition time, we are open an extra three hours on Wednesdays, closing instead at 8pm! With special events, talks or simply an opportunity to explore the gallery spaces, The Tetley is the perfect place to meet up with friends …

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EXHIBITION TOURS

FORTNIGHTLY

Every other Saturday, join us for a FREE tour of our current shows. Discover the artists and their works in more depth with with one of our Programme Assistants, who will offer an insight and more detailed information about the exhibitions. …

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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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