Wed, 27 Sep Thu, 27 Jun
Contribution to room hire (further details on request)
Swarthmore College 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD
We are pleased to announce the continuation of the Irish language conversation group for the forthcoming academic year. The group, open to new members, is operated in a relaxed environment. The session takes place at Swarthmore Education Centre (6pm-7pm). The mantra is we learn together! It is ideally suited for those who have a little knowledge of the language already. For more information email: email@example.com or tel: 0113 278 7442
Wed, 13 Dec Thu, 13 Dec
Leeds City Museum Millennium Square, LS2 8BH
A recreation of the legendary Leeds pub, The Roscoe (formerly of Sheepscar interchange) is currently on display in Leeds City Museum.
The model is the creation of Dubliner Andy Gibney, a resident of Leeds since the early 1970's and forms part of the 'Story of Leeds' section of the museum.
Read more at: www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk
Wed, 3 Jan Mon, 30 Jul
Venues across LeedsThe Irish Arts Foundation works in collaboration with a range of community based organisations and projects across Leeds including Berkeley Court Residential Home, Richmond Hill Elders Association, Older Wiser Leeds Seniors and Caring Together. We provide traditional Irish music performances and cultural activities predominantly but not exclusively for its Irish long-term residents or to encourage attendance from older Irish people in particular.
Tue, 20 Mar Sat, 28 Jul
see What's On guide
various locationsThroughout the academic year a team of tutors from the Irish Arts Foundation will visit a number of primary schools in Leeds. We deliver workshops on Irish music, dance and arts as well as background on Ireland and the Irish in Britain. If your school would be interested in hosting a workshop, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun, 1 Apr Mon, 1 Oct
Leeds, City wide
Click here for details of our upcoming programme of events April to September 2018
Sun, 29 Apr Sun, 26 Aug
Venues across Leeds
On the last Sunday of the month between 5.30pm and 7.30pm the Irish Arts Foundation will be hosting an early evening informal ‘session’ of traditional Irish music.
The next takes place on Sunday 24th of June in The Grove Inn, Back Row, Holbeck Urban Village, Leeds LS11 5PL
Sat, 30 Jun 8:00pm
£12.50+booking fee otleycourthouse.co.uk
Otley Courthouse Arts Centre, Courthouse Street Otley LS21 3AN
Over the past seventeen years The London Lasses have been delighted to bring their music to some of the world’s most prestigious festivals and concert halls, including Cambridge Folk Festival, and the Royal Albert Hall, where they performed the first ever BBC Proms céilí as part of the 2008 season.
Thu, 5 Jul 7:30pm
Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre (HEART) Bennett Road, Leeds LS6 3HN
Celebrating the Musical Crossover Between Ireland, Galicia & Asturias.
Anxo Lorenzo is an internationally acclaimed
musician who plays the gaita, the traditional Galician
bagpipe: from Moaña, a small village on the Atlantic
Coast of Galicia. Lorenzo has played at several
festivals, including Piping Live!, the William Kennedy
Piping Festival and Féile Iorrais in Northern Ireland
Wed, 11 Jul 7:30pm
Kirkstall Bridge, 12 Bridge Road, Leeds LS5 3BW
The Irish Arts Foundation host a Traditional Irish Music Evening in conjunction with the Kirkstall Festival
Sat, 21 Jul 7:00pm
The Inkwell, Potternewton Lane Leeds LS7 3LW
Celebrating the Musical Crossover Between Ireland, Galicia & Asturias
Two of the most exciting and original artists
performing in Galicia and Asturias at the moment.
Ruben Bada was born in Aviles, on the northern
coast of Asturias, and raised in the Cape Peñes
area, where the Asturian language and culture are
still healthy and alive.
Wed, 1 Aug 11:00am
Lotherton Hall and Estate Lotherton Lane, Aberford Leeds LS25 3EBExplore the great community heritage of Yorkshire. There will be a chance to meet local history societies including The Irish Arts Foundation and learn about the rich and varied history of the local area. Local organisations and charities have come together with Lotherton Hall to create a community event reminiscent of the local galas of old.
Fri, 21 Sep 7:30pm
Chapel FM Old Seacroft Chapel York Road Leeds LS14 6JB
Culture Night 2018 comprises hundreds of events
across Ireland and overseas. From nation’s capital
to county town, everyone is getting involved!
Arts and cultural organisations open their doors
until late with hundreds of free events, tours,
talks and performances for you, your family and
friends to enjoy.
Sat, 22 Sep 4:30pm
The Manor House, Walkergate Otley LS21 1HBA traditional Irish Music Afternoon hosted by The Irish Arts Foundation at the Otley Folk Festival