Special Light Night Art Walk – Friday 8th October

For October’s art walk we are shifting the walk from a Wednesday to a Friday to take part in Light Night (if you haven’t heard of this before see: http://www.lightnightleeds.co.uk for all the details). Light Night happens all over the city but we will be touring the projects taking place around Holbeck and the Dark Arches. Places are limited so you need to book, but to try and accommodate everyone we are leading not 1 but 2 walks!

Walk 1 commences at Pavilion at 6pm and finishes at PSL at 9.00pm.  Walk 2 begins at 8.30 at PSL and finishes at Temple Works where you can either stay for the after party or walk back with the group at 11.15pm.

Booking required on 0113 242 5100, maximum of 20 people per walk.

Light Night Art Walk times

Walk 1: 6.00 to 9.00pm.

6.00: Pavilion. Join in and play ‘Rubble’, a game of scavenging and bartering in a post-apocalyptic economy.
6.30: Round Foundry Media Centre. Watch or take part in sumo wrestling in Together 4 Peace’s light-hearted send up of health and safety culture.
7.00: City Inn. Attend an immersive board room performance by White Rabbit.
7.30: Dark Arches. Test yourself against a perplexing Light Maze by Bryony Pritchard,  listen to tales of Leeds’ departed with Storyhunters and meet Charon, the ferryman to Hades, as part of Underworlds Live in Leeds.
8.00: PSL [Project Space Leeds]. Enjoy the opening of PSL’s new exhibition Roger Palmer: Latitude/ Jeremy Wafer: Tropic and watch a mini-soup & cinema screening (soup provided) with films on the theme of Boarders/Crossings/Journeys (screening 8.30-9pm).

Walk 2: 8.30 to 11.15pm.

8.30: PSL [Project Space Leeds]. Start with a mini-soup & cinema screening on the theme Boarders/Crossings/Journeys (soup provided) and then enjoy the opening of PSL’s new exhibition Roger Palmer: Latitude/Jeremy Wafer: Tropic.
9.15: Dark Arches. Test yourself against a perplexing Light Maze by Bryony Pritchard,  listen to tales of Leeds’ departed with Storyhunters and meet Charon, the ferryman to Hades, as part of Underworlds Live in Leeds.
9.45: City Inn. Attend an immersive board room performance by White Rabbit.
10.15: Pavilion. Join in and play ‘Rubble’, a game of scavenging and bartering in a post-apocalyptic economy.
10.45: Temple Works: Watch audio-visual artworks on the theme of the bipolar mind. Stay until late for a Light Night after party and make your own way home or join an accompanied walk back to the city centre at 11.15.

For more information and to book contact Gill at Pavilion
T > 0113 242 5100
E > gill@pavilion.org.uk

Full project details

Pavilion: Mixed Reality Gaming
Join Pavilion for an evening of entertaining, intriguing, clever and surprising forms of play. Collect a rule sheet from the Pavilion gallery and embark on a night of sleuthing, smuggling, feuding and deception around the Round Foundry estate. Take part at any time or turn up at 7 or 9 pm for a group gaming experience!

Round Foundry: Sue Me! with Together for Peace
Pissed off with paperwork? Losing the will to live with litigation? Riled by risk assessments? Ever wondered whether our Health and Safety culture is really making us any healthier or safer? If so, let off steam by joining Leeds-based Together for Peace (www.t4p.org.uk) for some… sumo wrestling!

Sue Me is visited on walk 1 only.

City Inn: The Minutes by White Rabbit
The Minutes is an interactive immersive performance that will seek to solve across 14 consecutive meetings through the night agenda points such as why has nobody really done anything since the last meeting, if nobody takes notes in a meeting in the forest did it really happen and what would happen to the biscuit industry if we stopped meeting? NB – Looking out of the window during the meeting is not only allowed, it is positively encouraged.

Dark Arches: Journey to the Underworld by Storyhunters
Venture beneath Leeds to another world where The World’s Greatest Practical Storytellers, The Storyhunters, have unearthed a terrifying secret from Leeds’ murky past. Brave the tunnels of Granary Wharf and discover the truth about 10,000 years of lost boys, wayward girls and mysterious disappearances. Beware, though, the evil that has indiscriminately lured Leeds’ finest women and most desperate men to their dooms may still lurk in the running waters of the Dark Arches. Come and hear their tales.

Dark Arches: Light Maze by Bryony Pritchard
Down a dark arch there is a puzzle of tunnels and paths sculpted by light. Are you quick enough for this maze? Once inside the maze, light paths change and confuse you, corridors will disappear and dead ends will form. You need to be quick to get out.

Dark Arches/Temple Works: Underworlds Live in Leeds by Eleanor OKell and Robert Elliott

Journey in time and space to return Leeds’ forgotten Greek, Roman and Egyptian underworlds to life ― complete with their myths and denizens. Meet them across Leeds at venues including the Dark Arches and Temple Works. Will you cross the River Styx with the Ferryman, find Persephone or let Horus weigh your soul?

This project begins at Leeds City Museum, which we will not be visiting on the Art Walk but you will be able to meet some of the project characters at Temple Works Walk 2) and the Dark Arches (walks 1 and 2).

Temple Works: The wonderful world of…by David Lynch and Michelle Spessa

Nationally submitted audio visual artworks based on stories formulated by the fractal nature of the bipolar mind will be simultaneously projected onto a face of a 100m building, accompanied by audio transmissions (radios provided).  Inside the building, catch up with everyone at a live music Light Night destination party.

Temple Works is visited on second walk only.

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