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Young at Arts

The LEAF Partnership - Leeds Grand Theatre & City Varieties, Northern Ballet, Opera North, Phoenix Dance Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse & Yorkshire Dance - presents
Young at ArtsYoung at Arts is a two-year project, part of Time to Shine, a six-year programme delivered by Leeds Older People’s Forum and funded through Big Lottery Fund Ageing Better.

Time To Shine takes a city-wide approach to addressing the social isolation of older people. The LEAF partnership’s Young at Arts will create social opportunities through culture and the arts.

 

Forthcoming Events

A Play in a Day
Sunday 9 October
11.00am – 7.00pm
Yorkshire Dance
Details here

Silver Screen Dance
Saturday 29 October
12 noon – 3.30pm
West Yorkshire Playhouse
Details here

Make a Film in a Weekend
Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 November
10.30am – 5.00pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Details here

Weekly Activities

Three Months in Richmond Hill
movement and dance for ages 55+ with Yorkshire Dance
Mondays, 1.30pm – 3.00pm
12 September – 19 December 2016
Richmond Hill Community Centre, Long Close Lane, LS9 8NP
Details here

Three Months in Morley
singing and dancing for ages 55+ with Opera North & Phoenix Dance Theatre
Mondays, 10.00am – 12 noon
19 September – 5 December 2016
(no sessions 24 or 31 October)
Morley Town Hall
Details here

Our programmes of regular activity at Halcyon Court Care Home in Headlingley will begin again in October.

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The six arts organisations in the LEAF partnership have a wealth of experience of working with older adults, and throughout autumn 2015 and spring 2016 they have been running a series of programmes across the city for anyone aged 55 or over.

 

Big Lottery Fund