Improving the Community Through Art

Improving the Community Through Art

Leeds List have written a great article about inspiring community arts projects in the city, featuring Pyramid of Arts, Inkwell, and Juliana’s Bike at East Street Arts: “Sometimes art can come across as something that is only to be seen and admired in the confines of four clinically white walls. … Continue reading

Wheelie Ace

Wheelie Ace

Reetso’s Lucy Courtney-Clegg and Alice Withers are recent graduates of Graphic Arts and Design at Leeds Met. They have written about a Culture Vulture workshop they hosted at White Cloth Gallery as part of Juliana’s Bike – their handiwork can be seen in the new issue of ‘brew’ magazine around … Continue reading

Bessin About

Bessin About

Leeds artist Bess Martin spent a weekend in the Juliana’s Bike Hostel over the summer, and has written about her residency at Temple Newsam: “I felt a little like Carl Fredrickson with his floating house from UP; except smaller. And slower. My role was simple; to spend four days (three nights) … Continue reading

BBC Radio Leeds

BBC Radio Leeds

Burn the Curtain’s Joe Hancock & East Street Arts’ Adelle Stripe appeared on Andrew Edwards’ drivetime show with Clancy Walker on BBC Radio Leeds last week. They talked about Juliana’s Bike, Temple Newsam, East Street Arts’ 20th birthday and loads of interesting art stuff connected to cycling in Leeds. You … Continue reading

Get on Your Bike for Big Adventure

Get on Your Bike for Big Adventure

If you were in Leeds last week you might have seen these characters riding around Briggate. The YEP interviewed Burn the Curtain’s Joe Hancock about The Adventures of Don Quixote by Bicycle (pictured): “This is one of those things where the children really bring it to life, especially if it’s a … Continue reading

150 Bikes

150 Bikes

Tiger Tea has written a blog about creating a new piece of bike themed art for Woolgather Art Vend: “This pile of miniature art pieces is all destined for Woolgather Art Vending Machines across Leeds. You pay £1 and you get a little capsule that contains a unique piece of art. For … Continue reading

Creative Review

Creative Review

Thompson Brand Partners have recently rebranded East Street Arts, and created the eye-catching ‘art of cycling’ posters in the city. Their design work is behind the graphic identity for Juliana’s Bike, which featured in Creative Review last week: “In the past, we’ve felt the need to reinvent ourselves as we tried … Continue reading

Citizen Bike

Citizen Bike

The City Talking have featured Citizen Bike at Leeds Trinity in their ‘things to see & do’ column this week: “Those awesome peeps at East Street Arts have placed a stationary bike outside the Customer Service Lounge at Trinity Leeds, and are challenging the people of Leeds to hop on … Continue reading

Two Decades of Keeping the Art of Leeds Healthy

Two Decades of Keeping the Art of Leeds Healthy

Stuart Robinson interviewed Karen Watson & Jon Wakeman for the Yorkshire Post & YEP about East Street Arts’ 20th anniversary celebrations, and all things bike-related: “When the ageing St Patrick’s Social Club in east Leeds was first put up for sale, not many would have guessed what its future held … Continue reading

Night Ride This Weekend

Night Ride This Weekend

The City Talking have interviewed Chris Woodward, who is heading up this weekend’s Night Ride…“The idea was nothing to do with art,” says Chris. “It started out with me, I just said, why don’t we just do a night ride to the coast? At the time I was thinking maybe … Continue reading