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Northern Ballet - Leeds City College - Leeds Minster

37. Mutation Space - Fubunation and William Latham (UK)

14 October 2021 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm, live dance performances at 6pm, 7pm and 9pm (limited spaces but no booking required)


Mutation Space by Fubunation and William Latham

A world premiere at Light Night Leeds 2021, Mutation Space is an immersive dance and visual experience exploring the nature of viruses and the human impact on our environment and health. Using live-motion sensor technology, UK dance artists Fubunation interact with large-scale rojections by visual artist pioneer William Latham, their body movements driving the shape and colour of the projected images around them. The projection shows throughout the event, with three live dance performances per evening.

Presented in association with Leeds Dance Partnership.

Ground Floor, Northern Ballet, 2 Cecilia Street, LS2 7PA

38. If You Go Down To The Woods Tonight… - Various Artists (UK)

14 October 2021 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm, Thursday only


If You Go Down to the Woods Tonight by Various Artists

Leeds City College’s Quarry Hill campus will be buzzing with activity on Light Night including installations, live performance, rooftop views over Leeds and all manner of all 'woods' related activity to fit with this year’s Back to Nature theme. There will also be an opportunity to see the newly opened photography exhibition, Summer of 68 by Peter Lavery, in the BLANK gallery. This collection of socially important images, taken of the homeless and vulnerable community who were receiving support at St George’s Crypt in the summer of 1968, have never been published or seen before. Unearthed by Peter during lockdown, they are presented in celebration of The Crypt’s 90th anniversary.

Exhibition runs until 22 October.

Leeds City College, Playhouse Square, LS2 7BS

39. Service of Light - Choir of Leeds Minster (UK)

14 October 2021 - 7pm to 7:45pm (general visiting 6:30pm to 9:30pm) Thursday only


Service of Light by Choir of Leeds Minster

A special liturgy on a theme of light, led by members of the Leeds Minster Choir with music from Haydn's oratorio 'Creation', accompanied by the Minster's famous Harrison and Harrison Organ. The Victorian Gothic interior of the church provides the atmospheric setting for this service and will be partially lit by candlelight. Outside of the service time, the Minster will be available for general visiting.

Leeds Minster, Kirkgate, Leeds, LS2 7DJ

40. Compline by Candlelight - Choir of Leeds Minster (UK)

15 October 2021 - 9pm to 9:30pm (general visiting 6:30pm to 9:30pm) Friday only


Service of Light by Choir of Leeds Minster

Compline is a simple service of sung prayers to mark the end of the day. This timeless monastic tradition will draw the evening to a dramatic close, with unaccompanied singing of plainchant and motets in the candle-lit interior of the church. Outside of the service time, the Minster will be available for general visiting.

Leeds Minster, Kirkgate, Leeds, LS2 7DJ