Pudsey: Fuse Festival offers fun workshops and performances in week-long event

Pudsey Park will host one event. Photo: John Baron/westleedsdispatch.com

A week of free events, workshops and performances will bring the people of Pudsey, Tyersal and Swinnow together for the fun-packed Fuse Festival.

As the anchor event for Pudsey with Leeds 2023, the festival is an opportunity for local artists, performers, crafts people, businesses and community groups to be involved. It’s being run by The Music Box, a Pudsey organisation delivering music and arts projects.

It will shine a light on the Pudsey ward with a selection of free events, workshops and performances from 17 July until 23 July, with a large festival day on 22 July in Pudsey Park.

What’s happening at Fuse Festival 2023?

  • Creative art, cultural and music workshops and events
  • Talent contest with local people performing
  • A large scale community sing song with schools and community groups
  • Pudsey Bear Geo Cache Trail
  • A big event in Pudsey park with live music, stalls and workshops

Fuse Festival Workshops

Fuse Festival includes a programme of free workshops and events. This includes a range of activities with something for everyone across Pudsey ward, including DJ-ing, cookery, breakdancing, poetry and creative writing and musical theatre, among others.

For more detailed information visit the festival website. Booking is necessary, with the booking form here.

  • Monday
  • Adult DJ Jam (Age 18+ 6-8pm) 
  • Fulneck Dramatic Society Performance (Age 16+ at 7.30pm)
  • Tuesday
  • Cookery with Cookstars (Ages 7-16 10am-12pm)
  • Walking Netball Taster (Age 18+ 11.15am–1.15pm)
  • Poetry & Creative Writing Workshop (Age 16+ 6pm-8pm)
  • Fulneck Church Organ Recital (Age 16+ 6pm-8pm)
  • Irish Dancing 6.30pm-7.30pm and onwards until 20 July. 
  • Wednesday
  • Adult Band Jam (Age 18+ 6pm-8.00pm)
  • Musical Theatre Workshop – Matilda The Musical (Ages 7-10 4pm-5pm, and ages 11-16 from 5pm-6pm).
  • Friday
  • Breakdancing (Ages 7-10 4.30-5.30pm & ages 11-17 5.30-6.30pm)
  • Saturday
  • The Pudsey Press (Ages 7+ 11.00am-12.30pm)
  • Lawn Green Bowling (All ages 10.00am-12.00pm)
  • Running Taster with Pudsey Runners (Ages 16+ 10.00am)
  • Den Building in Pudsey Park (All ages all day)
  • Lego Building with Brick Box (All ages all day)
  • Visual Arts workshop (Ages 7+ all day)
  • Story telling & sing songs (Ages 0-7 various times)

For more detailed information visit www.themusicbox.org.uk/fuse-festival.

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