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All change at Artlink

Jane is leaving us after 6 years to focus on her homeopathy practice and we will have a new administrator in place soon. Hopefully she’ll be back for some of our events and we wish her well. Here’s a pic of Jane with the giant man at our 2016 Open Day, sporting a mask made…

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Beyond Festival with Artlink

We really enjoyed hosting our Beyond installation and workshop last week. Our Director, Sylvie Fourcin, said ‘Artlink West Yorkshire held an amazing film installation and animation in our building. We had some wonderful responses to the work. One person said the Migration film reminded him of how hard it had been when he moved to…

Come to our Beyond event 18 July

You’re warmly invited to our BEYOND event at Artlink on 18th July between 10am & 4pm.  All artwork will be from our Moving On project, working with adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and people with mental health issues. See full details below and RSVP if you wish to attend. We hope to see you…

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Creative Connections- new Artlink project

Artlink is pleased to have received a contract with Leeds Community Foundation to deliver a Time To Shine Small Funds project.  ‘Creative Connections’ will begin in September 2018 working with the BAME Health and Wellbeing Hub in Chapeltown and Wykebeck Valley Day Centre in Chapeltown.  Our team of 5 artists will be leading participants through…

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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