2021 marks a decade since HEART first opened its doors in early 2011.  To celebrate 10 years in the heart of Headingley and look forward to what the next 10 years will bring, we are planning a series of events throughout the year.

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HEART 10 – Events

Art Commissions

Did you know the rooms in Heart are all named after Headingley streets and landmarks? We commissioned local artists to create original pieces to highlight this link to our local surroundings 

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Big Heart Bunting Project

Pick up a pack from Heart.  Look out for summer workshops where you can learn a new skill or practise an old one and get together with others for inspriation

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Sat 11th September – Open HEART

Save the date – a day long celebration of 10 years at the heart of the community, welcoming everyone back after a difficult year and looking forward to the next decade

Wish Tree

Look out for the HEART Wish Tree in our marquee.  Place your own tag on the tree to tell us what you want HEART to be or do in the future.

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Heart 10 – Getting to year 1

We interviewed a number of people who were there right at the start of Heart, making a reality out of an idea. This video gives a real insight into the work that was involved.
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Creating Heart – Interviews with those who were there at the start

Click on the links below to hear full length, insightful, interviews with the people who got HEART up and running 10 years ago.

Chris Hill – Founder member of HDT and HEART Board

Kim Johnston – Development Officer

 Jane Williams & Lesley Jeffries – Founder members of HDT and HEART Board

Richard Norton – Member of HDT, founder member  and current chair of HEART Board

Prize draw

Pick up your HEART 10 card next time you visit and get it stamped for everytime you attend a Heart 10 event this year.