These Northern Types

Events

 


These Northern Types, at Sunny Bank Mills
23 June–22 July 2018

Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town St, Farsley, Pudsey LS28 5UJ
sunnybankmills.co.uk  •  0113 256 3239  •  @sunnybankmills

 


Launch Party

Friday 29th July, 6–9pm, FREE, please RSVP
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town St, Farsley, Pudsey LS28 5UJ

Join us at Sunny Bank Mills Gallery for the launch of These Northern Types – the culmination of a year-long exploration of northern identity by Split, alongside a team of makers, printers, academics, writers, poets and musicians. There will be drinks, music and a bite to eat. Come and be the first to print with our huge new People Powered Press – a giant letterpress printing press with a whopping new typeface cut from steel; spin our bullsh*t wheel of fortune; smell prints in inks made from chip shop gravy and curry sauce; and find out what happened when we tried to trademark The North.

For full details and to book your free ticket: CLICK HERE

 


Printing Workshop on the giant People Powered Press

Wednesday 4th July, 7pm–9pm, £18
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town St, Farsley, Pudsey LS28 5UJ

Come and print on the giant People Powered Press, as well as make your own poster on a smaller press to take home. This relaxed evening  will be led by Nick Loaring of The Print Project consist of:

– Printing on the giant B0-sized People Powered Press, a new bespoke (and slightly bonkers) printing press by Split, with a brand new typeface cut in steel. Posters printed will be sent out and displayed in the community.

– Printing your own poster to take home: either from a piece of poetry from the project, or your own phrase/sentence on a standard sized proofing press. (If you wish to use your own phrase, please let us know in advance, we only have the capacity for 10 people to set their own phrases. Please email your words to info@split.co.uk, for attention of Oli Bentley.)

– A chance to talk to letterpress printer, Nick Loaring, about his practice at The Print Project, and to discuss the These Northern Types project with lead artist Oli Bentley.

For full details and to book your ticket CLICK HERE

 


Panel Discussion

Wednesday 11 July 6:30 (for 7pm start) – 9pm. FREE, please RSVP
Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, 83-85 Town St, Farsley, Pudsey LS28 5UJ

This is the third in a series of panel discussions and Q&A on some of the issues and conversations surrounding Northern identity, as explored by These Northern Types. The panel will include some of the writers from the upcoming These Northern Types book.

Our panelists will be:

Chris O’Connor: Theatre & comedy writer (BBC Radio 4, Red Ladder Theatre Company, Freedom Studios)
– Katie Wales: author of the excellent Northern English, a Social and Cultural History
Dr Katy Wright: sociologist and social policy researcher at the University of Leeds’ Bauman Institute
– Michael Reeve: Historian and academic from the Northern Identities Research Network
Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan: writer, spoken-word poet, speaker, playwright and founder of thebrownhijabi.com

The panel will be chaired by Oli Bentley of Split – the lead artist from These Northern Types.

For full details and to book your free ticket: CLICK HERE

 


These Northern Types, Book Launch
Colours May Vary & The Gallery at 164
23 August–15 September 2018

Colours May Vary + The Gallery at 164, Munro House, Leeds, LS9 8AG
coloursmayvary.com   •  0113 244 2704  •  @Colours_MayVary
leedsgallery.com   •  0113 243 3266  • @LeedsGallery


Book Launch Party

24 August 2018, 6pm – 8pm

You are invited to join us for the launch of the These Northern Types book – The culmination of a 2 year-long exploration of northern identity by Split, alongside a team of makers, printers, academics, writers, poets and musicians.

Launch party includes DJs from Leaf Label, £1 drinks from North Brewing Co (first come first served!) and printing on the giant #PeoplePoweredPress.

Please help us by registering for your free tickets here, so we don’t run out of beer!
https://thesenortherntypesbooklaunch.eventbrite.co.uk/

Hosted by:
Colours May Vary & The Gallery at 164

Full exhibition:
23 Aug–15 Sept 2018
http://www.leedsinspired.co.uk/events/these-northern-types-munro-house

 

Created by Split
Supported by Leeds 2023 and
Arts Council England
Fedrigoni Papers
Pressision
Young at Arts

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