Slate has launched

We are absolutely thrilled to have launched the ground-breaking Slate programme.

Wednesday 17th May 2017 saw the exstreamly successful Slate launch showcasing six black artists from the region at the iconic Leeds Corn Exchange.

Slate launch Pic by Bobby T

A REALLY big thank you to all our guests who made it such a great evening.

Showcased artists

Ashley Holmes, Benji Reid, Akeelah Bertram, Tina Gharavi, David Okwesia with the main presentation by Khadijah Irbrahim.

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 Slate Enablers Launch 2

See what Slates West Yorkshire enabler, Season Butler had to say on Made in Leeds TV  (at 11 min 30 sec).

“We’re thrilled to have officially launched Slate and we welcome Black artists working in the region who write, move, make or play, to get in touch and talk to us about their needs. “

Dawn Walton, Artistic Director