Leeds City Council

The Arts Development Team runs a funding scheme and a programme of cultural events throughout the year.  

Our aim is to:

  • CREATE opportunities for local people to take part in the cultural life of the city;
  • SUPPORT local artists and arts organisations working in communities; and
  • PROMOTE partnership working within the arts and cultural sector.

http://www.leeds.gov.uk/leisure/Pages/Arts-Development.aspx

Current opportunities

  • Light Up The North - SHINE Emerging Artist Programme 2018

    Deadline: 08/06/2018  |  Published: 09/05/2018  |  City: Leeds, Salford, Blackpool, Lancaster, Gateshead  |  Region: West Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Abbe Robinson

    Paid opportunity

    Light Up the North (LUTN) is a network of 7 light festivals across the north of England. In 2018 they are joining together to award bursaries to emerging artists working with light, to produce and exhibit new commissions at 5 of their 2018 light festivals.

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  • Light Night Leeds 2018 - Centrepiece Projection Commission

    Deadline: 15/06/2018  |  Published: 09/05/2018  |  Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds  |  City: Leeds  |  Region: West Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Abbe Robinson

    Paid opportunity

    Leeds City Council is looking to commission a major new projection mapping and sound-scape for the city’s annual Light Night Leeds event. Following the spectacular ‘Out of the Aire’ by Ross Ashton in 2017 we are looking for an exciting and ambitious new artwork to re-imagine the façade of Leeds Civic Hall on Millennium Square on 4th & 5th October 2018.

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  • Holocaust Memorial Day young people's performance commission

    Deadline: 06/07/2018  |  Published: 11/05/2018  |  Venue: Leeds Town Hall  |  City: Leeds  |  Region: West Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Abbe Robinson

    Paid opportunity

    We are looking to commission a Leeds arts organisation to work with young people to produce a 15 minute performance in any art form for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). The Leeds event will be held on Sunday 27th January 2019 at 2pm at Leeds Town Hall.

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