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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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Bewerley Croft’s Grand Day Out

An integral part of the Moving On project is to connect the groups to cultural opportunities which are on their doorstep.  Our work with Bewerley Croft has seen them explore and experiment with sculpture through wire and clay, alongside artists Van Nong and Christina Ingram and so it felt like a trip to the Yorkshire…

ACE National Portfolio (Good News!)

Artlink was very happy to hear this week that we are remaining part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio.  We are extremely grateful for this recognition of our work and look forward to developing even more artistic opportunities with the many diverse communities we work with.  You can follow the journey right here on our website!…

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Trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Sylvie Fourcin, our Director, went on a group trip to YSP recently, and had this to say: ‘The project at Ripon House was a truly inspiring and transformational one. Artists Becky Cherriman and Milena Dragic used creative writing techniques as well as printing and textile painting to inspire and engage a group of women who…

The Curator came for tea with Studio 3

Our Wednesday art group, Studio 3, are being inspired by JS Cotman’s work, especially in Yorkshire. Theodore from Leeds Art Gallery came to tea with them at Artlink in March and had a fantastic afternoon. As the group made their sketches, Theodore looked on fascinated at how everyone had a different take, picked out a…

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