Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Festival season at Seven artspace, Leeds

It is Festival time at Seven artspace, details below:



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Festival Time @ Seven

As the quiet of August in the city comes to a close, it's time to gear up for Festival season in Chapel Allerton and Seven has a full prrogramme of events in the week leading up to Chapel Allerton Arts Festival, 2nd-4th September.

On Saturday 27 August 7.30pm, look forward to Broadway - The American Musical.This is a  journey through some of the most exciting musical masterpieces to come out of America in recent times. Works of fabulous composers / lyricists sung live including Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years), Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and Flaherty and Aherns (Ragtime). £8.

Sunday Jazz returns on Sunday 28 August 1.30-4pm with Phil Green’s Sky High. Seven Jazz has been running a number of Sunday Jazz events in August, with a jam session afterwards – or just come along and enjoy! £5.

On Monday 29 August, 7.30pm, it's Chapel Allerton Short Film Festival  Vote for your favourite short in an evening of films by local filmmakers. the event includes Oscar nominated short film “Shok” set in Kosovo, made by loca film talent, Jamie Donoghue and Harvey Ascott. £6 / £4 conc. 

On Tuesday 30 August, 8pm, is Festival Words - An Evening Of Poetry And Spoken Word features poet and performer, Erin Bolens, spoken word artist Matt Abbott, and Newcastle based Scott Tyrrell, reigning BBC Slam Champion. With special guests and open mic. £4 on the door.

Kill For A Seat Comedy has its monthly outing on Wednesday 31 August, 8pm, with comedians, Nick Page & Nick Revell special guests introduced by, fresh back from Edinburgh Fringe, your merry-making host..Silky. £11 /£9 conc. Doors 7.45pm.

Theatre on Thursday 1 September, 7.30pm, with Paper Zoo Theatre Company – My Heart’s A Suitcase. Two women are spending a weekend in a holiday flat. They want to escape for a while, to leave their everyday lives behind. But other characters start to arrive. One of them has a suitcase which contains . . .well, what you wouldn’t expect. Written by Clare McIntyre £10 /£8 conc. 

On Festival weekend, Seven Jazz presents a two-night Village Jazz Festival, beginning on Friday 2 September, 8pm, with Rommi Smith + Chapel Allerton Festival Band. Poetry and jazz from Rommi Smith with Dave Evans on keyboard, Kenny Higgins on bass and music from the Festival Band. £10 /£8 conc. On Saturday 3 September, 8pm, look forward to Arun Ghosh + Mixolydia. British-Asian clarinetist and composer, Arun Ghosh’s musical vision and vocabulary reflects his rich geographical heritage. With support from Mixolydia, a young jazz group from Roundhay School, Leeds. £12 /£10 conc.

And finally for those whose Sunday evenings have not been the same during August, the
Sunday Quiz returns on Sunday 4 September, 8pm, with supremo host, Rog Hunter. This is a great way to exercise those little grey cells and end the weekend with friends and family in Seven Bar. Free with raffle and prizes.

Tickets for most events are found at Where not sold out, tickets are always available on the door.

Every £ spent at Seven helps support high quality arts in a local setting. We look forward to seeing you at Seven very soon.

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Seven Arts Leeds
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