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Chapeltown Arts Festival

4th to 6th July 2014 Chapeltown Arts Festival will showcase and celebrate creativity in Chapeltown, Leeds, West Yorkshire. The festival will take part at the same time as the Tour de France. Events will include visual arts, dance, live music, open studios, performance art and spoken word to name just a few. The festival is […]

Community Markets 2014


The community market will be run twice a month on the second and fourth Sunday of the month from May until Carnival. Further information and details on how to book a stall to follow soon. […]

Change of direction for Chapeltown Conversations

The Chapeltown Conversations team are putting their energy into the Chapeltown Arts Festival (4-6 July) for the time being, so Chapeltown Conversations is taking a break. For more information, see our blog. Blog: Facebook:

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Multicultural crowd of adults and children looking one way and one small child looking the other.

Chapeltown Development Trust is a community-led organisation based in the Chapeltown area of Leeds.  As a community organisation, it is our aim to encourage as much involvement and participation as possible from the community that we serve. There are lots of different ways you can get involved. Suggest ideas for activities and/or services that you think would benefit […]

Carbon Conversations

Six friendly, practical meetings to help you halve your carbon footprint Update: as the sessions have already started, no new applications can be accepted. Carbon Conversations are aimed at people who would like to make changes in their lives to reduce their carbon footprint, and would find the support of a facilitated friendly group of […]

Christmas Market 2013

Chapeltown’s first festive street market – organised by local residents the festive market will be held on December 6th outside the Reginald Centre. Organised by local residents through the Chapeltown Development Trust the market will show case local businesses and the creativity of local artists; young people from the youth centre will help out at […]

About Chapeltown Conversations

Chapeltown Conversations is a series of events to give the people the chance to talk about the future of the community and the ways in which it can move forward. See the Chapeltown Conversations website for the latest news. The conversations will allow relationships to be developed around common causes and provide a platform from […]

Report from Conversations last Wed 29 May

It was nice to have a good group of us again after a rather slim turnout in March. Beautifully hosted by Lotte at Union 105 (East Street Arts’ Chapeltown dinky studios and gallery), we brought plenty of lovely food between us – this is great, it means we don’t need much funding to keep going, […]