RECENT COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Assembly House has been based in Armley for 9 years! in that time we have made it our duty to help build up an artistic network in Armley, we love working with our community and if you want to get involved please get in touch!

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Local Skills Workshops

This year Assembly house is running a plethora of skills workshops aimed at bringing together the local community in Armley as well as offering a safe space to explore new skills, meet likeminded people and learn something new!
 

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Growing Plants With Amelia Wood
Power Tools With Paul & Newt
Arts Funding With 
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The Armley Horses

In 2021 Assembly House teamed up with Leeds 2023 to bring Armley a new public sculpture display.
Artists Rosie Vhora and Amelia wood worked alongside local community group Hookers & clickers to build these 10ft Horses.
This collaboration between artists and crochet group was displayed in Gotts park, bringing people from Armley together celebrating the rich artistic and historic culture that is here.

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Unseen Histories- Celebrating Black Heritage In Leeds

The final culmination of our month-long festival, Ran throughout September 2021, culminating artworks and events exploring Black British history in Leeds. The festival is curated by Black artists in and around the city, with support from Heritage Corner, pioneers of the Leeds Black History Walk and Assembly House, an artist studios and project space in Armley, Leeds.

The industrial revolution included contributions of peoples from different parts of the world, many of whom are represented in Leeds today - how can we celebrate inclusion in the telling of these narratives?

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Many communities are excluded from the knowledge about the richness and success of Black history and culture in Leeds, the festival aims to give access to this history in unconventional and artistic ways, hoping to engage with the wider community.

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Armley Mural Neighbourhood Project

In September 2019 Assembly House commissioned 4 artists to do murals around Armley.

These artists worked alongside the community to bring 4 amazing new murals into the local area, all drawing inspiration from the local people and history of Armley

To celebrate the unveiling of our new murals. Specially commissioned to showcase emerging mural artists and in response to our local area, we invited the local community for walking tours of the brand new public works of art, we held an opens studio to explore our artist studios, meet the mural artists and enjoy some free food and drinks. 

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