Transform 17 Festival Centre
The Festival Centre at Studio 24 on Mabgate is the official meeting point for Transform 17. Designed by creative agency Rabbit Hole, this intimate event space will host conversations, DJ takeovers, experimental sounds and visual treats.
Exclusively for Transform 17, there will be a café serving a delicious menu of European fusions. Expect cocktails, crêpes and continental delights – a pop-up, modern take on European dining.
Happy hour at the Festival Centre is 6pm-7pm daily.
FESTIVAL CENTRE PROGRAMME:
WED 19 APRIL
Opening Night Party – Join us to cut the ribbon on Transform 17 and hear all about what’s happening during the festival. (6pm)
Music – Glug Glug presents Sounds of Europe – an eclectic blend of weird and wonderful sounds from across the continent. (til late)
THU 20 APRIL
Conversation – Young People & Artistic Agency feat. Grace Suman & Selina Thompson. Facilitator – Dr Adele Senior, Leeds Beckett University (5pm-6pm)
Music – Bath Time Sessions w/ Luce & Zoya – soapy sounds spanning genres, cultures and countries. (6pm-late)
FRI 21 APRIL
Conversation – Violence, Masculinity & the Digital Realm feat. Javaad Alipoor. Facilitator – Ben Eaton, Invisible Flock (5pm-6pm)
Music – Endless City – a takeover from Leeds & Manchester audiovisual aficionados; wonky beats and groovy numbers all night. (6pm-late)
SAT 22 APRIL
Conversation – Theatre, Activism & The Darkest Corners feat. RashDash. Facilitator – Cllr Al Garthwaite, co-founder, Reclaim The Night (1pm-2pm)
Music – Transform resident DJ’s (2pm-8pm)
See calendar for opening times. Events listed here are free-no need to book. Please note that on Sat 22 Apr, the Festival Centre will host the Transform 17 closing party, Eurotopia (a fee paying, ticketed event.)