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

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

The City Talking

The City Talking

Daniel Chapman from Leeds newspaper The City Talking has interviewed Blast Theory’s Matt Adams about Rider Spoke, a project that made its Yorkshire debut at Patrick Studios last week…’One thing that makes it quite powerful is that you’re in dialogue with other people, but they are all people who cycled … Continue reading

Adam Young on Leeds Inspired

Adam Young on Leeds Inspired

Project Manager of the Pedal Power workshops, Adam Young, has blogged about this month’s events on Leeds Inspired … ‘My role as at  East Street Arts’ Pedal Power workshops has given me the opportunity to see first hand why Leeds was awarded the Grand Depart, as the diversity of creativity in the … Continue reading

A Dog on Wheels

A Dog on Wheels

East Street Arts member Kasia Breska aka Pencilboxgirl sets off on a Scottish road trip in September with her best friend Laika ‘a Border Collie crossed with a space dog’ who accompanies her in a specially adapted dog trailer (also known as a voozek). Throughout the month she will ride … Continue reading

About

When the artist Juliana Bellente left Leeds last year she took most of her belongings with her, except her bike. She also left East Street Arts with a challenge, to create a new bike for her. Her name is the inspiration for an eclectic new arts programme in the city, Juliana’s … Continue reading

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A Toolkit for City Cycling The workshop is aimed at building confidence and skills for anyone interested in cycling for transport around the city. Citizen Bike An exercise bike in a public space, with a mile-o-meter, will clock up the distance of the Tour de France. Culture Generator Rayon Rose … Continue reading

Rider Spoke

Rider Spoke

Host: Blast Theory Venue: East Street Arts, Patrick Studios, St Mary’s Lane, Mabgate, Leeds, LS9 7EH. Dates & Times: Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th July (7pm – 10pm / Limited Hourly Places / free entry). Game/play cycle approx 75mins. Bookings: You will need to book as spaces are limited. If … Continue reading

Juliana’s Bike

Juliana’s Bike is a trailblazing celebration of art and cycling that kicks off in July 2013. It features live events, art exhibitions, workshops, interactive games, and a smorgasbord of artistic interventions including a pedal-powered caravan cinema, a bike hotel on three wheels, bicycle polo leagues, night rides, pop-up pubs on … Continue reading

Artists

Adam Young Adam’s work is rooted in the emancipatory qualities of participation and its limits. Bess Martin Playfulness gets lost as we develop intelligence but we’re always learning from each other. Blast Theory Blast Theory’s work explores interactivity and the social and political aspects of technology. Caleb Parkin Caleb’s work … Continue reading