Breeze Arts Festival

The 2014 Breeze Arts Festival will run from Saturday 19th July – Sunday 27th July, and will be packed full of activities for 11 – 19 year olds, celebrating the creativity of young people across the city.


Take a look at your day by day guide to the festival by clicking on the links below, and if you click here you can find an electronic copy of our brochure for the 2014 Breeze arts Festival.



2013 Festival

Read on to see some highlights of BAF 2013 and get a feel for what's in store in 2014...

The Breeze Festival 2013 took place in Leeds at the end of May/early June, with over 30 events for young people aged 13-19.

Events included a young people’s tour of Leeds Town Hall, Leeds in Comics workshops, art in Trinity Leeds and at the White Rose Centre, Breezereads Bookfest events in Leeds libraries, a Youth Theatres workshop day and much more. Young people showcased their talent at events on Briggate and at Carriageworks Theatre.

If you’d like to see a copy of the 2013 brochure to find out about the exciting events we had on offer please download it here.

Here are video highlights from BIYF Live on Briggate and the Make Your Own Film Festival workshop in 2013:

See the flashmob by Northern School of Contemporary Dance on Briggate:


and a snapshot of our activities throughout the festival:

Please tell us what you thought of the festival and do our (very short!) survey.

Click here for the survey



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The Young People's Arts Award supports young people to develop as artists and arts leaders and is available throughout England. The Arts Award is a nationally recognised qualification at three levels - Bronze, Silver and Gold. It is run by Arts Council England and Trinity Guildhall.

Breeze Arts Festival is an Arts Award supporter. If you take part in a workshop or see a performance, it can count towards your Arts Award.

More details about the scheme can be found at


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