Friday 20th September 2019 9:00pm approx
The Kirkstall Bridge, Bridge Road, Leeds LS5 3BW
Culture Night 2019 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.
An informal ‘session’ hosted by The Irish Arts Foundation.
Saturday 2nd November 2019 1:00pm
Pay What You Feel
Chapel FM, Seacroft, York Road, LS14 6JB /The Cricketers Arms, Seacroft Green, Leeds LS14 6JW
This will be the ninth year of the event. In 2018 over 50 events took place worldwide and it is a great reason to gather local pipers together and introduce people to the instrument. The uilleann pipes are an UNESCO recognized instrument and are an iconic sound and emblem of Ireland.
Saturday 16th November 2019 7:30pm
Pay What You Feel
Assembly Bar & Kitchen, Headlingley Enterprise and Arts Centre, Bennett Road, Leeds LS6 3HN
Dylan Bible (guitar) and Amanda Fardy (vocals). Acclaimed County Waterford based duo make a welcome return to Leeds by popular demand.
23rd November to 2nd December
Many FREE EVENTS
The fifteenth Leeds Gathering festival will bring the finest in Irish music and arts to city. There will be concerts, traditional Irish music sessions, films, lectures, workshops and much more.
Full programme details available early October
Third Floor, Leeds City Museum, Millenium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH
Irish Arts Foundation have been working in collaboration with Leeds Museums and Galleries Services and a number of local community groups and organisations on this project.
Leeds City Museum tells the story of Leeds and its people throughout the ages. Many people have come to Leeds to start a new life, including those escaping famine in Ireland in the 1800s
Contribution to room hire (further details on request)
Swarthmore Education Centre 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 (Wednesday 6pm-7pm). It is ideally suited for those who have a little knowledge of the language already. tel: 0113 2787442
The Community Corridor, 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.