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BEYOND is a Leeds arts festival which celebrates the fantastic work of artists, performers and musicians with learning disabilities in Leeds, and the organisations that support them.

Leeds is a city which cares passionately for arts and creative activity and for many years there has been a wonderful range of organisations that support people in getting involved, trying out, exploring and developing their creativity.  This includes organisations which work exclusively with people with learning disability, as well as major international arts organisations that run projects and activities.  Within the organisations, the arts can be used for education, skills development, health, sociability and fun.

BEYOND 2016 saw these organisations all working together for the first time to celebrate and promote this great work.  It was also an opportunity for people with learning disabilities and their friends and family to find out more about the huge range of arts activity available to them.  To find out more about the organisations involved please view the partners page.

We look forward to bringing you another BEYOND Festival in 2018.  Please follow us on twitter or facebook to keep updated.