Dates Announced for Public House – The Yorkshire Square!

By June 17, 2021 July 5th, 2021 Events, News

Public House – The Yorkshire Square is a 12ft x 12ft pop-up pub bringing a ferment of connections, conversations and experiences, to the heart of Leeds iconic Kirkgate Market.

Compass Live Art have announced that Public House – The Yorkshire Square will go live in July 2021. Opening to the public on 15th July with bookable live events from 16th July, the installation will run from 11am to 5pm daily until 24th July (excluding Sunday).

Details of live events will be released over the next 2 weeks. In the meantime here is a taster of what to expect from each of the four faces of The Yorkshire Square!

Tap into history at the Time Bar. Watch and listen to specially recorded interviews on pubs past, present and future. Then add your own views to the brew with our interactive Pub Quiz machine!

Enjoy a pint at The Duchess, winner of our ‘Lost Pubs’ competition. This homage to the spirit of a former pub and iconic music venue explores how pub closures impact on culture and community.

Continue the conversation at the Chameleon Bar, serving a range of local hand-crafted ales and craft beer, and hosting daily talks by pub campaigners, brewers and activists.

The Third Space is the project info hub, and the place to listen to voices from across Leeds reflecting on the cities varied social and community spaces and what they mean to individuals.


About Small Acts

Katie Etheridge and Simon Persighetti are artists and performance makers who create live participatory projects that explore the interrelationships between people and places. Since 2011 they have developed a unique collaborative practice operating at the intersection between architecture, community, place and performance. Engaging people all stages of the creative process, they develop multi-disciplinary methodologies designed to explore, expose and contain multiple perspectives and sometimes conflicting narratives of place.