Who we are

Hello! We are a friendly group of arts and community organisations who are working together to ensure that the arts in Leeds and beyond are as welcoming and accessible as possible to groups of people who might usually have barriers to engaging with them.

  • 5 Ways

    5 WAYS is a place for people in recovery and those who are coming to the end of their treatment...

  • ArtForms

    ArtForms (AF) is the music and arts service, Leeds City Council, working with children, young people, and families. AF Music...

  • Arts & Minds Culture Club

    Culture Club is part of the Leeds Arts and Minds Network which supports recovery from mental health issues by engaging...

  • Association of Blind Asians

    The Association of Blind Asians, ABA, is a city-wide project providing support services to visually impaired people in Leeds. ABA is...

  • BIASAN

    BIASAN (Bradford Immigration and Asylum Seekers Support and Advice Network) have an open constitution which is based on equality, partnerships,...

  • DJ School UK

    DJ School UK is a not-for-profit company, based in Leeds, with three clear missions: 1. To supply accessible, engaging and...

  • Feel Good Factor

    We provide health and wellbeing activities and services for communities in Leeds. We have activities ranging from knitting and sewing...

  • Harmony Choir

    Harmony is a friendly community choir meeting every Thursday in East Leeds for nearly 9 years, with currently about 40...

  • Henry Moore Insitute

    The Henry Moore Institute is a hub for sculpture. Based in the heart of Leeds where Henry Moore began his...

  • Inkwell

    As part of our quarterly seasonal programme we offer a variety of short courses that use creativity to promote wellbeing...

  • Leeds Art Gallery

    Stroll around the Gallery’s collections of paintings and sculptures and be amazed by outstanding art by exciting artists. Enjoy tea...

  • Leeds City College

    We are the main provider of 16-19 further education in the city and at our brand new state of the...

  • Leeds Combined Arts

    We are a community and voluntary arts organisation based in Headingley. We run a wide variety of arts-based workshops in Headingley,...

  • Leeds Festival Chorus

    Leeds Festival Chorus is a chorus singing to professional standards with 140 performing members in soprano, alto, tenor and bass...

  • Leeds Irish Health and Homes

    Leeds Irish Health and Homes offers individual support and creative group work for Irish people or people of Irish Heritage....

  • Leeds Libraries

    We provide a free public library service at libraries and community hubs across Leeds and aim to engage with people...

  • Leeds Playhouse

    At Leeds Playhouse the range of our work is massive; whether you’re a beginner, an aspirational artist or a professional,...

  • Left Bank Leeds

    Left Bank Leeds is an arts space in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. We’re based inside a beautiful grade...

  • Little London Arts

    Little London Arts, LLA, is about promoting and encouraging creative activity in the widest sense for learning, enjoyment, or whatever else...

  • Made With Music

    We believe that everyone should have access to live music. We are a charity and run our own early years...

  • Meeting Point

    Meeting Point is a social community project working with refugees and asylum seekers. We run a drop-in, English classes and a...

  • New Roots

    New Roots is a collaborative project between Refugee Council, RETAS and Path Yorkshire helping refugees in Leeds. ‘Connect’ is the social...

  • Northern Ballet

    Northern Ballet is one of the UK’s leading ballet companies and the widest touring ballet company in the UK. Bold...

  • Open Source Arts

    Open Source Arts is a place for making; a space for practicing community, creativity & collaboration across art forms, crafts,...

  • Opera North

    Opera North is an opera company based in Leeds which tours to theatres and concert halls throughout the North of...

  • People in Action

    People in Action is a charity that tries to improve the lives of people with a learning disability or autism...

  • Pyramid of Arts

    We invest in people with a learning disability through the discovery, development and disruption of the arts. Our goal is...

  • Red Ladder Theatre Company

    Red Ladder Theatre Company are a Leeds-based national touring theatre company. All our work tells stories about and for working...

  • SAA-uk

    South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) is a centre of excellence in Indian Classical Music and Dance. For over 20 years we...

  • Slung Low

    We are a theatre company who specialise in making outdoor adventures in unusual spaces. In December 2018 we also became...

  • Space2

    At Space2 we have a passion for the arts. The kind that changes lives. And we know it does because...

  • Sunny Bank Mills

    Sunny Bank Mills is a former worsted mill in Farsley, West Leeds; with a Gallery, Archive, Artists’ Studios and a...

  • The Arts Development Team

    The Arts Development Team at Leeds City Council supports arts organisations across the city and delivers a programme of cultural events...

  • The Grief Series

    The Grief Series is a body of projects by artist Ellie Harrison. Ellie’s work uses playful strategies to engage people...

  • The Tetley

    The Tetley is a pioneering centre for contemporary art located in the stunning art deco headquarters of the former Tetley...

  • Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah

    We work with skilled artists and writers to make high quality theatre. Through our work we create rich opportunities for...

  • Theatre in Education

    We’re a small theatre company who create and perform plays that look honestly at real life, and like real life...

  • Womens Health Matters (Rainbow Hearts Group)

    Women from all over the world with a variety of languages and cultures attend Rainbow Hearts – a friendly, social...

  • Yorkshire Dance

    Yorkshire Dance is a Leeds-based charity which champions the value of dance and its development in Yorkshire.  We create opportunities...