1 hr 16 min

Looking back on LEEDS 2023... with Kully Thiarai and Emma Beverley The State Of The Arts

    • Arts

Last year, the city of Leeds held its Year of Culture - a 12-month programme of arts and culture events, delivered by LEEDS 2023.

Now the dust has settled, how do its leaders feel about it? And what did it take to deliver a project of this scale? We sat down with Kully Thiarai, Creative Director & CEO, and Emma Beverley, Programme Director, of LEEDS 2023 for an honest reflection on this eventful year.

Timestamps:
3:16 - Kully and Emma's roles in LEEDS 20238:06 - What does it take to deliver a Year of Culture?27:24 - The personal impact of delivering a YoC37:55 - LEEDS 2023 staff & key events47:52 - Working with Leeds' culture sector56:12 - Advice for the wider culture sector1:08:29 - Highlights from the YoC

Last year, the city of Leeds held its Year of Culture - a 12-month programme of arts and culture events, delivered by LEEDS 2023.

Now the dust has settled, how do its leaders feel about it? And what did it take to deliver a project of this scale? We sat down with Kully Thiarai, Creative Director & CEO, and Emma Beverley, Programme Director, of LEEDS 2023 for an honest reflection on this eventful year.

Timestamps:
3:16 - Kully and Emma's roles in LEEDS 20238:06 - What does it take to deliver a Year of Culture?27:24 - The personal impact of delivering a YoC37:55 - LEEDS 2023 staff & key events47:52 - Working with Leeds' culture sector56:12 - Advice for the wider culture sector1:08:29 - Highlights from the YoC

1 hr 16 min

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