Supporting community-led culture in Bradford & Keighley
Changed Priorities Ahead Image Credit Tim Smith
Changed Priorities Ahead Image Credit Tim Smith
Changed Priorities Ahead Image Credit Tim Smith

Where: Bradford and Keighley
With: Born in Bradford at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mind the Gap, Bradford Eid Festival, Royds Community Association, Keighley Association Women And Children’s Centre

THE LEAP is the new Creative People and Places programme for Bradford District. Our mission is to put the people of Bradford District in control of decisions about the art and culture they want to create and experience.

We believe:
•    In the positive power of arts and culture to improve people’s lives
•    Creative potential is everywhere and in everyone
•    Communities which face problems contain the people who will create the solution
•    In giving people control of making decisions, minimising red tape and maximising opportunity
•    That everyone has the right to be treated with respect and dignity, free from bullying and harassment.
•    Art and culture should be participative, dynamic and “radically social”
We want to:
•    Ensure that the voices, ideas and aspirations of people in Bradfird & Keighley are heard and help shape our programme
•    Understand people’s current engagement with culture, what art and culture means to you and what creative activities you take part in now – or would like to in future
•    Support communities to lead on shared and authentic artistic experiences
•    Make new connections within communities
To find out more about The LEAP, please get in touch:

 Tim Smith
T: @TheleapBD
FB: /theleapbradford