Yorkshire Day – 1st August

Yorkshire Day Poster

Every year on August 1st we celebrate YORKSHIRE DAY, a wonderfully daft occasion where we screen a great movie from these here lands… Well this year we’ve decided to go all out, bringing you a day-long bonanza of free screenings, original artworks & fun activities, all celebrating film making and watching in Yorkshire!

We’ll be showing family friendly classic The Railway Children, contemporary short films from local filmmakers and artists, archive moving image from the Yorkshire Film Archive and a screening of the excellent Leeds Young Authors’ doc We Are Poets.

Alongside these screenings, there will be an exhibition of re-imagined Yorkshire film posters, featuring artists Lucy Sherston, Sam Hutchinson, Jake Blanchard, Siân Westcott, Karl Vickers and Kristyna Baczynski. We’ll also have projection room tours. And outside our friends at &/Or Emporium will be inviting local artists and makers along, plus there’ll be some tasty food stalls from the likes of That Old Chestnut, Leeds Bread Co-op and more TBC!

And the neat thing is, thanks to Leeds Inspired, everything here will be totally FREE, so you can come and go as you please!

Visit the Hyde Park Picture House website for more information about the day

Our tip-top partners:

  • Leeds Inspired
  • And/Or emporium
  • Leeds International Film Festival
  • Leeds Young Film
  • Mexico Project Space
  • University of Leeds
  • That Old Chestnut
  • Leeds Bread Coop
  • Colours May Vary
  • Thought Bubble Sequential Art Festival
  • Village
  • Fuse Art Space
  • Leeds Young Authors
  • Kristyna Baczynski – Illustration & Comics
  • Siân Westcott Graphic Design & Illustration

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