Play Around with Playbods in May

WordPlay – a new project with Leeds Libraries


We are very excited to announce we will be undertaking a month long residency at Leeds Central Library in May 2015, which is part of Leeds Libraries two-year WordPlay project. Wordplay offers many exciting artistic events, performances, exhibitions and workshops inside the newly refurbished The Art Space.

During our Playbods residency we will be collaborating with groups and the general public to explore playfulness and creativity in the library space. We will develop a huge organic nature-inspired installation inside The Art Space, which will stay in situ for people to enjoy until end of May.

Across our workshops and drop-in sessions we will create a multi-sensory, interactive installation and play space for both children and adults. Expect lots of movement challenges, mark making games, soundscape exercises and storytelling activities. The large-scale creation will invite you to immerse your whole body and discover places in which to rest and create your own stories.

The residency consists of artist making days (Saturdays) and public drop-in days (various week days), where public are invited to observe the artist creation process or attend a facilitated creative session. All workshops are FREE and people of all ages and abilities are welcome to play! We hope to see you at The Art Space in May.

Playbods Residency Schedule May 2015

Location: Leeds Central Library, The Art Space, 1st Floor, Leeds Central Library, Caverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3AB

Come and say hello!

Observe, gawp at us and watch the giant installation take shape around you

Saturday 9th May 10am – 5pm

Saturday 16th May 10am – 5pm

Book on to a free workshop and make something big with us

If you have a group you would like to bring to a workshop, please get in touch! 07828261727

Thursday 7th May : 10am – 12 midday  or 1pm – 3pm

Wednesday 13th May : 10am – 12 midday (family session only) or 1pm – 3pm

Thursday 14th May : 10am – 12 midday or 1pm – 3pm

Drop-in for an afternoon workshop and get creative with us

Drop in after school or after work (no need to book).

Thursday 7th May 3:30pm – 5pm

Wednesday 13th May 4pm – 6pm

Thursday 14th May 3:30pm – 5pm

Explore and discover the installation without us!

Sunday 17th –  Friday 29th May.  Check library daily open times.


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