Leeds International Festival 2020 (UK) > GENERATION FUTURE > Open Call

Leeds International Festival is the UK’s leading metropolitan festival of new ideas and innovation. Since its inception in 2017, the Festival has expanded rapidly, attracting increased funding, partners, and collecting international awards for best practice. The festival has played a significant part in shaping the city’s vibrant character and is pushing the identity of Leeds as a beacon of invention.

Leeds International Festival 2020 will provide a platform for exploring new ideas and innovation around the complexity of modern human interconnections.

The organisers are opening up their CORE and OFF programme to an open call. Proposals are encouraged from all, whether comedian, speaker, musician, performer, early in your career or an established creator or organisation, working in performance art, film, dance, theatre, comedy, sound etc. 

For Leeds International Festival 2020, Open Call applicants will all be eligible to apply for funding for their proposed event.

For the OFF programme, the organisers will consider events that may need as little as £1,000 up to £15,000.

For the CORE programme, the organisers will consider events that require budgets from £15,000 up to £50,000.

Deadline: 6 September 2019

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