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Sketch Club

Sketch Club

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Date: Friday 24 Mar 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, no booking required

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

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Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!

Be Curious 2017

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Date: Saturday 25 Mar 2017

Location: Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, Parkinson Court

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Cost: Free, no booking required

Be Curious is back! In this year's celebration of University research, learn about life and death in Leeds using the historic Leeds General Cemetery Burial Registers and the new online index resource.

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Meet researchers involved in working with local history records and find out how to do some of your own research using the Leeds General Cemetery Burial Registers held at Leeds University Library and other resources held at Leeds Central Library.

Be Curious 2017 is an exciting, interactive, family friendly day of discovery at the University of Leeds. Learn how University research improves the lives of people living in Leeds and Yorkshire by immersing yourself in the five zones of activity located in Parkinson Court:

Science and Engineering: Improving lives in Yorkshire through science and engineering

Culture: Culture enriching lives in Leeds and Yorkshire

Climate and Water: Climate change and water research benefiting Leeds and Yorkshire

Cities: Leeds as a sustainable city

Health: Towards a healthier Yorkshire

For more information, please visit the Be Curious website.

This is a free event, no booking required. 

Interlinking Armitage – Wire Sculpture Workshop

Interlinking Armitage – Wire Sculpture Workshop Event icon

Date: Wednesday 29 Mar 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Cost: £3, booking required

A crafty evening workshop accompanying 'Kenneth Armitage: Sculpture and drawing of the 1950s'

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Enjoy a cup of tea, and be inspired by Kenneth Armitage's sculptural forms! Create your own unique wire sculpture and experiment with the key theme of linking as you turn a 2D sketch into a 3D, mixed media, master piece.

This informal workshop is suitable for everyone from beginners to intermediates. 

Suitable for ages 16 +

Please note there is a small £3 charge for this workshop. Refreshments are included in this cost. 

To book your place, please visit our online booking system:


For further information please contact the Gallery by email: gallery@leeds.ac.uk or telephone: (0113) 343 2778

Sketch Club

Sketch Club Event icon

Date: Friday 31 Mar 2017

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, no booking required

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

Show description +
Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!