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Ripon House wins arts awards

We were so pleased to hear recently from Ripon House approved premises (for women leaving long term custody) that the canvas from our first project with them won a silver Koestler trust award. In addition 3 residents were awarded certificates and cheques for their poetry. One of the artists on the project, Milena Dragic, said…

Tea at the House of Lords

Sylvie Fourcin, Director of Artlink, attended an afternoon tea at the House of Lords to recognise the achievement of Fellows from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust past and present. She completed her Fellowship travels in October and will be writing up her full report in January 2018. You can read about her travels on her…

Rosebank Autumn Gala

We really enjoyed hosting Hyde Park Source’s Autumn Gala here last week; the second we have taken an active part in as well as providing our building. Milena & Musarat delivered a craft activity on the theme of Autumn. Participants enjoyed making bookmarks using leaves, feathers, sequins and wax crayons shavings. All the materials were…

Come to an Art Chat Friday 10 November

Fancy an Art Chat at Leeds Art Gallery? Artlink will be there on 10th November. Jill, Rozi Fuller and two of our Studio 3 members will be leading a Meet and Make event 1.30pm – 4pm, after the official art chat 11am – 12pm where Nat (the Community Curator) will be leading a tour around…

Moving On

As part of our work with Moving On, we had a staff training day at Artlink last Friday led by two of our artists Rozi and Becky.  All of the staff present support participants who are involved with the project.  This was a chance for them to experience and reflect on their own creativity and…

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Artlink at Light Night Leeds 2017

‘Forecast’ is an artistic response to the poem ‘Shipping Forecast’ created by Artlink West Yorkshire’s LiLAC group as part of the Get Started project. This poem was in turn created in response to ‘The People’s Shipping Forecast’ on Radio Four and written in anticipation of David Shearing’s installation ‘The Weather Café’, a project which LiLAC…

Sign up for our Love Arts 2017 workshop

Artlink will be hosting ‘Journeys of the Body’ as part of the Love Arts Festival 2017 on 5th Oct 1pm – 3pm. In this practical workshop with writer and performer Becky Cherriman and dance/movement artist Kim Glassby, we will explore the relationship between physicality and journeys through movement, drawing and creative writing and follow the…

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