Celebrating film making & watching in Yorkshire
Sat 1st Aug, 11am–7pm, Free at Hyde Park Picture House


Put it in your diary

The 1st of August is Yorkshire Day, and this year we’re going all out. We’re working with our favourite folk in the city to bring you a daylong bonanza celebrating Yorkshire’s long history of film making and watching.

And the neat thing is, thanks to Leeds Inspired, all the screenings and activities are totally free, so you can come and go as you please!

Screenings and activities

No tickets needed, just turn up!

Make a toy train

Family-friendly craft session

Best of the Fest

Leeds Young Film Festival winning shorts

12 noon
The Railway Children

The 1970 classic set in Yorkshire

Yorkshire through the ages

Archive film screenings

Yorkshire Short Films

In association with Leeds Film Festival

Artists’ Moving Image

In association with Mexico

We Are Poets (2012)

In association with Leeds Young Authors

Throughout the day

More exciting things

Food & Art stalls

Our friends at &/or Emporium have invited local artists and makers to share their film-related work.

Plus, there’ll be tasty food and drink from the likes of That Old Chestnut and Leeds Bread Co-op.

Poster Exhibition

Some of the region’s most talented artists have re-imagined their favourite Yorkshire film posters.

ArtistNominated by
Kristyna BaczynskiThought Bubble
Jake BlanchardFuse
Karl Vickers&/Or Emporium
Sam HutchinsonVillage
Lucy SherstonH.P.P.H.
Siân WestcottColours May Vary
Behind the scenes

Join a projection room tour to learn about the history of film projection and how it works today in one of the oldest cinemas around! Tours begin at 11.45am, 2pm & 3.15pm. Space is limited, so please call or email to book.


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