Ellie Harrison presents: Leeds City Ofrenda

Send us a picture and a memory of someone you’ve lost and we’ll add it to the Ofrenda.

The Grief Series are building a Dia De Los Muertos inspired Ofrenda to give the people of Leeds a chance to celebrate those we've loved and lost. Until the 8th of  November members of the public can contribute a photo and a memory of someone they want to commemorate, from friends and family to inspirational figures like Ruth Bader Ginsberg or Chadwick Boseman. These contributions will see the Ofrenda grow and change across the two weeks, creating a site for public memory when we need it most. Send us a picture and a memory of someone you’ve lost and we’ll add it to the Ofrenda.

For further info or to submit a Photo see here



CHASM: A co-commission with East St Arts

Live artworks and performances searching for intimacy in a time of social isolation. 

The CHASM Programme has gone live! The professional development strand is being presented from 2nd October with the commissioned artists works from 19th of October.


See the programme here and book your tickets!! All audiences are intimate so spaces are limited. Get in quick! 



Black lives unequivocally matter, there is no discussion.


This is an offer to any anti racist organisers or grassroots support systems for Black people; use of our encrypted video conferencing software. Just send us a message and we can schedule meetings as you require.

We also have technical kit available that could be useful to anyone trying to generate anti racist content, for example, lighting or recording equipment. Although we're still learning and listening, we want to be a proactive force for positive change. Please get in touch if there is anything we can support you with at hello@liveartleeds.com




COVID 19 Statement

We will remain closed until it is safe for our staff and audiences to reopen. 

We are delighted and humbled to announce that we are receiving an Emergency Grant from Arts Council England meaning we can survive this unsettling period in our journey. Thanks to this investment from Art Council England we are remaining closed until it is safe for our staff and audiences to reopen.


We are still continuing to work with artists and have some very exciting programme announcements coming so look out for those!

In the mean time we will keep reassessing the situation on a regular basis and look forward to being able to continue with the events which were postponed from the beginning of this year. 

Like many other small and independent spaces we find ourselves in a very difficult situation as the continuation of our work relies on audience attendance. If you’re in a position to support our not for profit objectives, you can become a CLAY MAKER or alternatively choose your donation on our membership section. 

We hope you’re all staying safe and healthy! 


CLAY Team 

Clay: Centre for Live Art Yorkshire trading as Live Art Bistro Ltd
2020 CLAY, Regent Street, Leeds, LS27QA        hello@liveartleeds.com

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