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Our 2018 programme is live!

You can now view our full programme, featuring all of the events in the festival. You’ll also be able to pick up printed copies of the guide at…

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Artist Residencies 2019

Compass Live Art invites residency proposals from artists working in any medium whose practice is based in public engagement - artists who are interested in collaborating with the public to…

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Do you live on the loneliest street in Leeds?

Do you know your neighbours? Do you wish your street was a bit more friendly? Do you get a bit awkward when you spot those that live next door but…

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Compass Festival gains charity status and new members of…

Compass Festival has recently been granted charitable status (UK Charity Registration no. 1177590). As we continue to grow and develop, registering as a charity has allowed us to further clarify our…

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Compass Placement Opportunties 2018

Compass Festival returns for 2018.Animating the city with brilliant interactive live art projects in stations, markets, shopping centres and secret locations. Incredible artworks that invite the people of Leeds to…

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Creative Europe awards grant to Compass and partners

This month we learned our application to Creative Europe has been successful.We are part of a larger consortium including L'Entorse (France), Buda Festival (Belgium), Anti Festival (Finland) along…

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Compass awarded EFFE label

Compass awarded EFFE LabelFollowing an open call to apply for the EFFE Label 2017-2018, hundreds of festivals submitted applications to demonstrate their devotion to three EFFE Label criteria: artistic…

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Call for Projects: Compass Festival 2018

We’re preparing the fourth edition of the biennial Compass Festival in Autumn 2018 taking place in Leeds, UK. We invite project proposals from artists working in any medium…

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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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