Breeze Arts Festival
The 2014 Breeze Arts Festival will run from Sat 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.
Be part of the Breeze Arts Festival Management Team 2014
Are you aged 11 – 19?
Do you want to programme events for the Breeze Arts Festival?
Do you want to gain experience volunteering on arts events?
As part of the Breeze Arts Festival management team, you will be involved in programming events, choosing which projects to fund, help with behind-the-scenes planning and marketing of the festival, as well as managing our Breeze event on Briggate. You will work with industry professionals, visit different arts organisations and meet some of the artists and performers taking part.
The project will offer you the chance to:
• learn new skills in planning, programming, marketing, budgeting and event management
• develop your confidence, communication skills and team work
• improve your prospects for further education or work
• see loads of amazing performances and events
• make new friends and have fun!
The sessions will start on Monday 13th January then every Monday till 14th July from 4.30pm – 6.00pm at Leeds Town Hall. There will be a break for school holidays.
To get involved, please fill out this application form by Friday 13th December and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sadly the 2013 festival is over, but read on to see some highlights 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