Love Arts @ The Tetley
An afternoon of live performances, interactive installations and creative workshops. Love Arts Festival have teamed up with DAZL to bring you an opportunity to see a selection of brilliant performances that all have something to say about mental well-being. There’ll also be curious and creative installations and workshops.
Most performances will take place in the South Bank Room on the Ground Floor. But watch out for pop-up opera and other delights during the day. The event is not ticketed and audiences are encouraged to watch as many performances as they choose. Performances will start on the hour and be followed by a 15 minute break.
12.00 – 12.45
THE KICK OFF BOYS PROJECT
by DAZL (in partnership with NSCD, Phoenix Dance and Leeds City College)
A showcase of live dance and digital work, including a film installation. The work explores mental health and working class boys and young men. Resources have been created in partnership with Wayne Sable and Space 2 Leeds.
by Love Theatre
Featuring a series of intertwining stories about perceptions of others, making judgements, and why each person has their own story to tell.
1.00pm – 1.45pm
THE LONELY SOCIETY
by Common Chorus Theatre Company
An extract from Common Chorus’ new community play exploring the mental and physical health impacts of social isolation and loneliness.
by Converge Theatre Company
“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning after uneasy dreams/ he found himself transformed…” Using Kafka’s Metamorphosis as a starting point, CTC presents this physical, challenging work of the struggles and joys of transformation.
2.00pm – 2.45pm
by Liam Kavanagh-Allen
Your brain, your life is controlled by chemicals. They make life worth living but can also make it unbearable. This piece explores just how much of a hold they can have.
by The Institute of Crazy Dancing
Participatory public art on the subject of weakness. Expect pole dancing, music and clowning.
3.00pm – 3.45pm
by Bethany Rose
Spoken word artist and mental health poet Bethany Rose explores the idea of acceptance through this incredibly honest piece. A letter from a broken mind to a surviving body.
CITALOPRAM: A LOVE STORY
by Girl With A Suitcase
One pill, one man and a unique relationship set to the sounds of the 80s. Movement, music and parody exploring where medication ends and identity begins.
TAKING PLACE ALL DAY :
JOURNEY WITH ABSENT FRIENDS
by The Grief Series
Come and visit a museum of memory, filled with hidden treasures. Add your stories to our audio archive and embroidered maps.
Film projections and dance combine!
by Pamela Crowe
An interactive installation about exchange and love. Since people always want something for something, Pamelashop offers objects in return for kindness.
The Tetley, Hunslet Road, Leeds LS10 1JQ
Age guide: Some performances unsuitable for under 13s. These will be clearly marked.
The event is FREE and you can just turn up on the day.
Access: There is level access at the rear entrance – adjacent to the car park. There are accessible toilets in the venue, on the ground floor and on the 2nd floor. There is lift access to upper floors.
Click on the map for directions