2018 Festival

The BEYOND Festival will run from 5th – 22nd July 2018.

Click here to download a .pdf of the festival programme

Click here to download a .pdf map of the BEYOND Festival venues

You can also view events and venue details on the calendar below:

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Big Monster @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Big Monster @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 5 all-day
Big Monster in a Little City: Age of Kaiju A mad and absurd disaster-monster movie This film will be the third short film created by Specialist Autism Services’ Multimedia group (operating under the name of … Continue reading Big Monster
Living Lines @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Living Lines @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 5 all-day
Legends are a group of artists with learning disabilities aged 55 and above. Inspired by the work of Henri Matisse they have played with lines, shapes and patterns in nature. They have also explored Matisse’s … Continue reading Living Lines
Moan Mats @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Moan Mats @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 5 all-day
Stephen Harvey’s artwork articulates the struggles and frustrations that he feels around his lack of independence and his reliance on social care. The artwork is designed to be seen in the context where these frustrations … Continue reading Moan Mats
Model City @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Model City @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 5 all-day
Howard Haigh has created a large model city: houses, landmarks, roads, paths, hills and trees. Encompassing elements of Leeds, the model demonstrates his knowledge of architecture and geography as well as being a personal reflection … Continue reading Model City
Swarthmore Showcase @ Swarthmore Education Centre
Swarthmore Showcase @ Swarthmore Education Centre
Jul 5 all-day
An exhibition of art works produced by the students of Swarthmore including painting and drawing, pottery and paper crafts. Come along and have a coffee whilst admiring the art work, find out more about Swarthmore, … Continue reading Swarthmore Showcase
Big Monster @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Big Monster @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 6 all-day
Big Monster in a Little City: Age of Kaiju A mad and absurd disaster-monster movie This film will be the third short film created by Specialist Autism Services’ Multimedia group (operating under the name of … Continue reading Big Monster
Living Lines @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Living Lines @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 6 all-day
Legends are a group of artists with learning disabilities aged 55 and above. Inspired by the work of Henri Matisse they have played with lines, shapes and patterns in nature. They have also explored Matisse’s … Continue reading Living Lines
Moan Mats @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Moan Mats @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 6 all-day
Stephen Harvey’s artwork articulates the struggles and frustrations that he feels around his lack of independence and his reliance on social care. The artwork is designed to be seen in the context where these frustrations … Continue reading Moan Mats
Model City @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Model City @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 6 all-day
Howard Haigh has created a large model city: houses, landmarks, roads, paths, hills and trees. Encompassing elements of Leeds, the model demonstrates his knowledge of architecture and geography as well as being a personal reflection … Continue reading Model City
Swarthmore Showcase @ Swarthmore Education Centre
Swarthmore Showcase @ Swarthmore Education Centre
Jul 6 all-day
An exhibition of art works produced by the students of Swarthmore including painting and drawing, pottery and paper crafts. Come along and have a coffee whilst admiring the art work, find out more about Swarthmore, … Continue reading Swarthmore Showcase
Big Monster @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Big Monster @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 7 all-day
Big Monster in a Little City: Age of Kaiju A mad and absurd disaster-monster movie This film will be the third short film created by Specialist Autism Services’ Multimedia group (operating under the name of … Continue reading Big Monster
Living Lines @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Living Lines @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 7 all-day
Legends are a group of artists with learning disabilities aged 55 and above. Inspired by the work of Henri Matisse they have played with lines, shapes and patterns in nature. They have also explored Matisse’s … Continue reading Living Lines
Moan Mats @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Moan Mats @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 7 all-day
Stephen Harvey’s artwork articulates the struggles and frustrations that he feels around his lack of independence and his reliance on social care. The artwork is designed to be seen in the context where these frustrations … Continue reading Moan Mats
Model City @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Model City @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 7 all-day
Howard Haigh has created a large model city: houses, landmarks, roads, paths, hills and trees. Encompassing elements of Leeds, the model demonstrates his knowledge of architecture and geography as well as being a personal reflection … Continue reading Model City
Swarthmore Showcase @ Swarthmore Education Centre
Swarthmore Showcase @ Swarthmore Education Centre
Jul 7 all-day
An exhibition of art works produced by the students of Swarthmore including painting and drawing, pottery and paper crafts. Come along and have a coffee whilst admiring the art work, find out more about Swarthmore, … Continue reading Swarthmore Showcase
Big Monster @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Big Monster @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 8 all-day
Big Monster in a Little City: Age of Kaiju A mad and absurd disaster-monster movie This film will be the third short film created by Specialist Autism Services’ Multimedia group (operating under the name of … Continue reading Big Monster
Living Lines @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Living Lines @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 8 all-day
Legends are a group of artists with learning disabilities aged 55 and above. Inspired by the work of Henri Matisse they have played with lines, shapes and patterns in nature. They have also explored Matisse’s … Continue reading Living Lines
Moan Mats @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Moan Mats @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 8 all-day
Stephen Harvey’s artwork articulates the struggles and frustrations that he feels around his lack of independence and his reliance on social care. The artwork is designed to be seen in the context where these frustrations … Continue reading Moan Mats
Model City @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Model City @ Room 700, Leeds Central Library
Jul 8 all-day
Howard Haigh has created a large model city: houses, landmarks, roads, paths, hills and trees. Encompassing elements of Leeds, the model demonstrates his knowledge of architecture and geography as well as being a personal reflection … Continue reading Model City
Swarthmore Showcase @ Swarthmore Education Centre
Swarthmore Showcase @ Swarthmore Education Centre
Jul 8 all-day
An exhibition of art works produced by the students of Swarthmore including painting and drawing, pottery and paper crafts. Come along and have a coffee whilst admiring the art work, find out more about Swarthmore, … Continue reading Swarthmore Showcase
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7:30 am Wall Art Signage @ Cafe @ Becklin Centre
Wall Art Signage @ Cafe @ Becklin Centre
Jul 5 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
People Matters have joined with Aspire CBS to produce new large scale signage with a personal touch. Over 30 service users got involved working with artist Andrew Barton to produce this fantastic photo collage showing … Continue reading Wall Art Signage
8:30 am The Sausage Atlas @ Leeds Kirkgate Market
The Sausage Atlas @ Leeds Kirkgate Market
Jul 5 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Andrew Towse is an artist who has produced a number of commissions, exhibitions, publications, and conference talks. Supported by artist Anne-Marie Atkinson and Pyramid of Arts, Andrew has developed strong technical skills and a distinctive … Continue reading The Sausage Atlas
9:00 am Out of Order @ Leeds Town Hall
Out of Order @ Leeds Town Hall
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Part of Moan Mats by Stephen Harvey and Julie Shackleton, this is an exhibition on the  Staircase Gallery, inspired by lifts being out of order. The work is designed to be viewed from the bottom … Continue reading Out of Order
9:00 am Pictures by Ria @ Leeds Town Hall
Pictures by Ria @ Leeds Town Hall
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ria is a young artist who works with Pyramid of Arts’ YoYos Group. She is a prolific producer of abstract drawings, prints and paintings making use of bright colours and abstract patterns. This will be … Continue reading Pictures by Ria
9:00 am Slate – From Wall to Art @ The Original Feel Good Furniture Shop
Slate – From Wall to Art @ The Original Feel Good Furniture Shop
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
A transformation from wall to art personally inviting you in. Volunteers from across Slate have come together to learn, share and create a piece of art. They are proud to share it with all as … Continue reading Slate – From Wall to Art
6:00 pm Arty Party @ Studio 24
Arty Party @ Studio 24
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
You are invited to join us at the delightful Studio 24 to celebrate the start of BEYOND 2018. Plan your festival and find out about all the brilliant events happening over the next fortnight. There’ll … Continue reading Arty Party
7:30 am Wall Art Signage @ Cafe @ Becklin Centre
Wall Art Signage @ Cafe @ Becklin Centre
Jul 6 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
People Matters have joined with Aspire CBS to produce new large scale signage with a personal touch. Over 30 service users got involved working with artist Andrew Barton to produce this fantastic photo collage showing … Continue reading Wall Art Signage
8:30 am The Sausage Atlas @ Leeds Kirkgate Market
The Sausage Atlas @ Leeds Kirkgate Market
Jul 6 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Andrew Towse is an artist who has produced a number of commissions, exhibitions, publications, and conference talks. Supported by artist Anne-Marie Atkinson and Pyramid of Arts, Andrew has developed strong technical skills and a distinctive … Continue reading The Sausage Atlas
9:00 am Out of Order @ Leeds Town Hall
Out of Order @ Leeds Town Hall
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Part of Moan Mats by Stephen Harvey and Julie Shackleton, this is an exhibition on the  Staircase Gallery, inspired by lifts being out of order. The work is designed to be viewed from the bottom … Continue reading Out of Order
9:00 am Pictures by Ria @ Leeds Town Hall
Pictures by Ria @ Leeds Town Hall
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ria is a young artist who works with Pyramid of Arts’ YoYos Group. She is a prolific producer of abstract drawings, prints and paintings making use of bright colours and abstract patterns. This will be … Continue reading Pictures by Ria
9:00 am Slate – From Wall to Art @ The Original Feel Good Furniture Shop
Slate – From Wall to Art @ The Original Feel Good Furniture Shop
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
A transformation from wall to art personally inviting you in. Volunteers from across Slate have come together to learn, share and create a piece of art. They are proud to share it with all as … Continue reading Slate – From Wall to Art
8:30 am The Sausage Atlas @ Leeds Kirkgate Market
The Sausage Atlas @ Leeds Kirkgate Market
Jul 7 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Andrew Towse is an artist who has produced a number of commissions, exhibitions, publications, and conference talks. Supported by artist Anne-Marie Atkinson and Pyramid of Arts, Andrew has developed strong technical skills and a distinctive … Continue reading The Sausage Atlas
9:00 am Out of Order @ Leeds Town Hall
Out of Order @ Leeds Town Hall
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Part of Moan Mats by Stephen Harvey and Julie Shackleton, this is an exhibition on the  Staircase Gallery, inspired by lifts being out of order. The work is designed to be viewed from the bottom … Continue reading Out of Order
9:00 am Pictures by Ria @ Leeds Town Hall
Pictures by Ria @ Leeds Town Hall
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ria is a young artist who works with Pyramid of Arts’ YoYos Group. She is a prolific producer of abstract drawings, prints and paintings making use of bright colours and abstract patterns. This will be … Continue reading Pictures by Ria
9:00 am Slate – From Wall to Art @ The Original Feel Good Furniture Shop
Slate – From Wall to Art @ The Original Feel Good Furniture Shop
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
A transformation from wall to art personally inviting you in. Volunteers from across Slate have come together to learn, share and create a piece of art. They are proud to share it with all as … Continue reading Slate – From Wall to Art
11:00 am Slate – From Wall to Art @ The Original Feel Good Furniture Shop
Slate – From Wall to Art @ The Original Feel Good Furniture Shop
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
A transformation from wall to art personally inviting you in. Volunteers from across Slate have come together to learn, share and create a piece of art. They are proud to share it with all as … Continue reading Slate – From Wall to Art