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May 12, 2022

First event of festival exceeds expectations

A month-long celebration of music, art and culture got under way in the Moorlands last week as the first main event in the 2022 Leek Arts Festival attracted a capacity audience to the town’s Foxlowe Arts Centre. A crowd of more than 150 people flocked to the venue on Wednesday (May 4) for an evening of heart-pumping African beats from the Tri Nations Trio supported by the Leek U3A African drumming group.

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May 6, 2022

Arts festival is back with a bang

A Moorlands town’s already vibrant and exciting entertainment scene is enjoying a massive boost this month as the town’s annual arts festival brings more than 40 extra events for culture lovers to enjoy. Leek Arts Festival was cancelled in 2020 - and never even got off the ground in 2021 - because of Covid-19.

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December 16, 2021

Festival set to bounce back after two years

Tickets for events in one of the Moorlands’ biggest celebrations of artistic talent have gone on sale after organisers confirmed it will bounce back next May. Leek Arts Festival has been unable to go ahead for two years in succession because of Covid-19. But tickets for key events in the 2022 Leek Arts Festival will be on sale at The Foxlowe Arts Centre from today (Wednesday, December 15) just in time for culture fans to buy them as Christmas presents. Tickets will also be available online through the festival website.

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