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March news from Compass Festival

Spring is about to 'spring' and here at Compass HQ we've been enjoying conversations with artists and partners about early plans for our 2018 festival programme.If you have an…

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Diverse Actions funding

We're delighted to be a part of the consortium awarded £498,500 by ACE to support the Diverse Actions project.Diverse Actions is a Live Art UK initiative which…

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New Compass Festival publication!

Personal Shopper: a Kirkgate Market Mis-GuidePersonal Shopper Book - Now On SaleBack in November, over 1,300 people passed through the 'Personal Shopper: Cornucopia!' shop in the heart…

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Compass Festival on the Wireless

Festival Director Annie Lloyd and Rosana Cade who brings her acclaimed Walking: Holding to Compass Festival 2016  popped into Radio Leeds to wax lyrical about Compass Festival with Jonathan…

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Call Out for Child Guides for Playing Up!

Playing Up! is a public play-in is an energetic and enjoyable game that involves kids and their adults working together as a team to complete activities and tasks to create…

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Vesper Time replaced by History,…

Due to a family emergency Stacy Makishi has had to return to Hawaii urgently and it is with huge regret that we must cancel Vesper Time. We are really sorry…

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Be part of Compass Festival 2016 : join a playful public…

The Performers Are Making A Performance. Compass Festival has invited Jordan McKenzie to re-create his solo work as a participatory group action with  Leeds citizens in Trinity Leeds. …

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Host your meeting or discussion during Compass Festival in a…

 WARMTH is a very special project by Sheffield-based artist Bethany Wells, has been commissioned especially for Compass Festival 2016. Inspired by Finnish sauna culture, Bethany has built a…

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Compass Festival 2016 Programme Announced

Every two years Compass Festival animates the city of Leeds with brilliant interactive live art projects in libraries, markets, museums, shopping centres and d.i.y. spaces.  Incredible artworks,…

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