The British Library Commissions Yorkshire Artists

As part of their Leeds Culture Programme, The British Library has collaborated with Yorkshire artists to launch an online artwork for Light Night. ‘Faint Signals’ is the Library’s commission with Yorkshire’s Invisible Flock, an interactive arts studio. Its creation is a response to the challenges emanating from COVID-19 to cultural engagement. It’s hoped that visitors […]

In Conversation With Richard Murphy

First Event is a corporate events company based in Yeadon and fast becoming global virtual events specialists. The creative team that works across Yorkshire and London strives to develop truly special events. These events include conferences, exhibitions, celebrations, employee engagement events and more, but when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the company had to pivot rapidly […]

Leeds Digital Festival Has Worldwide Appeal

Taking place for the second time this year, Leeds Digital Festival has increased its offering from 134 online events in April to an extremely impressive 294 events this September. Whilst the events in April were necessarily driven online by COVID-19 (the change planned and delivered within just 3 weeks) this autumn will see some physical […]

L19 – Sport 2.0

After speaking to Amy Williams MBE, I was intrigued to learn more about how technology is used in sport to enhance performance.  So, on behalf of Leeds Living, I attended ‘Sport 2.0’, one of the events being held as part of the Leeds International Festival.   This full-day conference, hosted by Professor Greg Whyte, promised […]

LDF19 – One week down, one to go

The Leeds Digital Festival 2019 kicked off last week and what a first week it was.  With the biggest lineup yet, there were certainly plenty of events to attend; some might say too many. So what did the first week of festival madness have to offer?  Well, as many of us have come to expect, […]