The East Leeds Makers Social
4pm-7pm, Thursday 27th June 2019
Upstairs at Gipton Methodist Church*
Makers of all kinds across east Leeds are invited to our first East Leeds Makers Social on 27 June. We’ve commissioned Bradford-based artist Andy Abbott to create a new participatory project about ‘making’ for this year’s Gipton Gala, funded by Leeds Inspired. Andy’s project builds on our ‘East Leeds Makers’ research project and survey, and we’d love to get people based in east Leeds involved.
Artist Andy Abbott talks about the East Leeds Makers Social.
Whether you’re an artist, designer, craftsperson, gardener, baker, or a maker of anything else, come along to our Social where you’ll be able to:
- Meet and find out more about other makers based in east Leeds
- Showcase and share skills
- Have your handiwork 3D scanned and added to our makers archive – bring something you’ve made with you!
- Find out more about the ‘What Makes Gipton?’ showcase at Gipton Gala and our plans for the East Leeds Pavilion maker space
Everyone’s welcome – drop in any time between 4 and 7pm. The event is free to attend and refreshments will be served. We’d love to meet you!
For more info please email Kerry Harker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Andy Abbott is an artist, musician, writer and arts organiser living and working in West Yorkshire. He has exhibited and performed internationally as an individual artist and in various collaborations including the art collective Black Dogs. Recent projects include a participatory map looking at Bradford Common Spaces for the National Science and Media Museum, and a Virtual Reality video game set in Luton for the town’s Pilot Year of Culture. www.andyabbott.co.uk
* We are sorry that there is no lift access to the first floor of the Church. Please contact us to discuss any access requirements.