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LEEDS
INTERNATIONAL
FESTIVAL 18

28 APR
— 12 MAY
2018

The UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas and innovation.

The UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas and innovation.

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Leeds
International
Festival 18

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52 events.

 44 speakers.

15 days.

Leeds International Festival is the UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas & innovation. It’s a programme of compelling speakers, original performances and discussions that celebrate innovations in science, music, interactive media and world culture.

Friday 27 April
20.00 - 04:00

Leeds International Festival opening party with Vessels and more

Music
Saturday 05 May
13:00 - 14:30

Astronaut wanted, no experience necessary with Helen Sharman OBE

Talk
Family
Tuesday 01 May
18.00 — 21.30

Sex Robots with Dr Kate Devlin

Talk
Film
Thursday 03 May
10.00 — 18.00

Empowering Women with Science & Tech All day conference

Talk
Thursday 03 May
10am - 4pm

Digital Natives Photography Exhibition

Exhibition
Saturday 28 April
13:00

Disconnect are we addicted to Tech?

Talk
Saturday 28 April
19:00-21:00

Indigenous People Go Digital Film Screening and Talk

Talk
Film
Wednesday 02 May
17:45 - 19:00

In conversation: Bright Young Thing with Sadie Williams

Talk
01 May - 01 May
Various times

Inner Vision Orchestra the UK's only ensemble of blind and visually impaired musicians

Music
Friday 04 May
10.00 – 18.00

The Unconference panels, workshops, presentations & networking

Music
30 April - 06 May
Various times

As Good as it Gets? Premiere & new screenings

Film
Saturday 12 May
19:45

Salomé with live score by Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux 1923 film and live score

Film
Music
Alt Leeds The queer pioneers

Alt Leeds The queer pioneers

The Leeds scene was formative in so many ways. Outsiders - musical, sexual, or aesthetic - were all welcomed here. More than welcome; many of them set up scenes in their own right, curating spaces for others who don't walk in the shoes of the ordinary or run-of-the-mill.

The Fashion Space is back! Full run down of Leeds' premier fashion show

The Fashion Space is back! Full run down of Leeds' premier fashion show

Fashion is back on the streets of Leeds. As part Leeds International Festival 2018, running from Saturday 28th April- Sunday 6th May, The Fashion Space will be taking over the main shopping street, Briggate, armed with makeshift runways created from shipping containers

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