DAZL take part in Leeds Pride 2018 & The LGBT Sport Fringe Festival 2018

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Happy Pride 2018 We are super excited for this years Leeds LGBT Pride on Sunday 5th August. We will also be taking part in the pride parade again so look out for us people. In addition to this we will be hosting 4 dance events in the lead up to Leeds Pride part of the Leeds LGBT Sport Fringe Festival.      DAZL is proud to be involved in the Leeds LGBT Sport Fringe Festival again this year. The LGBT+ Sport Fringe Festival is a sports and physical activity festival which aims to provide inclusive activities, which improve health and wellbeing for the LGBT+ communities across the UK and their allies. The festival runs from Friday 20th July – Saturday 4th August 2018, checkout the events here https://www.lgbtsportfestival.co.uk/leeds-events    Our Dance Fitness team will be delivering the following events part of this year’s festival . FAMILY STREETDANCE (DANCE FITNESS)  Saturday 21st July. 9.30am-12noon at the South Leeds Youth Hub, LS10 3JA Wednesday 25th July at Ebor Gardens Community Centre, 4.30-6pm   Friday 27th July at Bramley Community Centre, 4-6pm Then ADULT DANCE FITNESS (16yrs+) Monday 30th July at Tenants Hall Enterprise centre, LS10 4HX. 6-7pm Wakey clothing for all events and we have food, refreshments at all family events.    The DAZL staff and team are proud LGBT Allies of the LGBT Community. Leeds Pride is a fantastic way to show our support to inclusivity, diversity and equality for all. The event is loved by families who always have a great time.      

Painted Faces Film by Kick Off Boys Project

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Painted Faces by Kick Off Boys Project This is a mental health awareness film created by the Kick Off Boys Project partnership which consists of Dance Action Zone Leeds (DAZL), Northern School Of Contemporary Dance, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds City College. The mental health stigma workshops were delivered by Space 2 Leeds and film created by Wayne Sables and project funded by Big Lottery – Awards For All. Painted faces uses dance as a tool to enable young men to talk about mental health!   For help and support contact Mind Mate Leeds 0113 376 0324 To contact MindMate, email [email protected], Website – mindmate.org.uk/ Social Media @mindmateleeds Need urgent help? If you’ve injured yourself or taken an overdose dial 999. To speak to someone urgently, please call ChildLine free on 0800 11 11