Coronavirus/Covid-19 update 12/03/2020

Dear Friends and Supporters! It is with conviction and steadfastness that we would like to announce our Covid-19 update from Open Source Arts. With immediate effect we are closing the Open Source Arts building and will continue all our activities, meetings, staff time...
Why Neighbours Matter

Why Neighbours Matter

Recently, we were approached by a community campaign in West Yorkshire and Harrogate called ‘Looking out for our Neighbours’ to share our neighbourly stories. You can read our stories here! The campaign highlights the important part neighbours play in...

Women Who Dance – Phoebe’s Fundraiser

On February 8th, we played host to Phoebe Ophelia’s Fringe Fundraiser – Women Who Dance! The night payed homage to some incredibly talented women in this city and beyond. With performance art, dance, poetry, feminist punk and DJs, it really showcased the...

Kirkstall Valley Grants Awards Evening

Since July 2019, Open Source Arts have been actively involved in administering a small grants programme as part of Kirkstall Valley Grants for local projects that benefit environment and quality of life in the Kirkstall Valley (which includes the neighbourhoods of...

Our very first Art SOUP

Just to fill you in a little incase you don’t know, an Art SOUP is a democratic micro-granting experiment where three local artists deliver a pitch for a project or concept they’re developing, and the audience who attend choose one of them to receive a pot of...
Kirkstall Valley Grants – the story so far

Kirkstall Valley Grants – the story so far

Sponsored by Power to Change, and coordinated by Open Source Arts and Kirkstall Valley Development Trust, Kirkstall Valley Grants officially launched in June 2019. It is a small grants programme for residents and businesses in the Kirkstall Valley who have forward...