Exhibitions, Insightful Speakers, Light Night and Viking Takeovers!
Down at the Tetley, Tai Shani continues to present her first major solo exhibition in a public gallery, presenting the culmination of her ongoing project _Dark Continent_, which includes an immersive installation in The Tetley’s atrium, film works, posters and a selection of artworks drawn together by Shani.
Funzing Talks are coming to Leeds. After capturing the imagination of audiences in London, Manchester & Bristol, our fascinating talks series is here to re-invent your evenings with an array of unique subjects, from inspiring individuals & speakers. In this entertaining and insightful talk Tedx speaker, Huffington Post blogger, author of Homo Distractus and founder of life tech balance consultancy Consciously Digital Dr Anastasia Dedyukhina explores, how internet is changing our brain. 8th October, 7pm down at Sheaf St (Duke Studios) https://bit.ly/2AwEb6B
Royal Armouries delivers an action-packed themed weekend about the last great Viking – mercenary and military commander ‘the hard ruler’ – who battled for the English throne in 1066.
Inspired by the armouries global collection, the Legends event season explores mighty and mysterious warrior legends from cultures around the world through storytelling, performances, combat demonstrations, music, film and activities for all ages.
And finally, Light Night returns to Leeds!
Light Night is one of the UK’s largest annual arts and light festivals, and over two special nights some of Leeds’ most recognisable indoor and outdoor spaces will be transformed by spectacular artworks and captivating performances by local, national and international artists.
This year we celebrate the themes of progress and innovation, kicking off with a vibrant illuminated parade celebrating 100 years of social change since (some) women got the vote.
On Light Night you will discover over 60 arts events across ten zones in the city centre; from large-scale light projections and interactive artworks, to music, dance and street performances.