Leeds Flamenco Festival

The Leeds flamenco Festival is an annual event organised my myself and hosted at Holy Trinity Church on Boer Lane and involving many companies in Leeds including: Instituto CervantesArts@TrinityThe Marriott HotelHobgoblin MusicAmbiente Restaurant and many more. Due to its recent expansion the 2015 Flamenco Festival promises to be a significant cultural event happening right in the heart of Yorkshire. In addition to the many fantastic flamenco dance events, this years festival will also feature a duo guitar performance and workshop from that the world renowned flamenco guitarist Juan Martin, who will be performing as our headline artist on Friday the 15th of May!

This Year’s Festival

The Leeds Flamenco Festival is an annual event organised by myself on behalf of Arts@Trinity and Instituto Cervantes and taking place at Holy Trinity Church Leeds (LS1 6HW).

For the past three years the festival has brought the world’s best flamenco artists to the city and this year is no exception. Headline performances include the internationally acclaimed flamenco guitarist Juan Martín performing in his new duo project “Los Maestros” with Chaparro de Málaga. In addition to this, we also have flamenco dance and guitar performances from the staff and students at Instituto Cervantes, a lunchtime concert from the West Yorkshire Classical Guitar Society (W.Y.C.G.S.), a solo recital from myself, and an ensemble performance from the Latin band Mestisa, who will be exploring the Latin American roots of flamenco. Please note, there are separate tickets for specific events please see below for details.

Leeds flamenco Poster-724x1024What’s On?

 Friday 15th May

(Juan Martín & Chaparro de Málaga Evening Concert)

 Programme (For Friday)

  • 6:30pm Doors Open
  • 7:30pm Juan Martín and Chaparro de Málaga (First Set)
  • 8:15pm Intermission
  • 8:45pm Juan Martín and Chaparro de Málaga (Second Set)
  • 9:30pm Concert Finishes

 Tickets for this event can be booked either online or over the phone with Jumbo Records. To book over the phone, please call 0113 245 5570.

Saturday 16th May

 (Juan Martin Flamenco Guitar Workshop)

 In addition to his Friday evening performance, Juan Martín will also be teaching a flamenco guitar workshop from 10:00am-11:30pm on Saturday the 16th of May.

(W.Y.C.G.S. Lunchtime Concert & Instituto Cervantes Evening Showcase Concert)

Program (Lunchtime Concert)

  • 1:00pm Doors Open
  • 1:05pm W.Y.C.G.S guitar orchestra and solo performances
  • 2:00pm Artie Gonzalez solo flamenco guitar performance
  • 2:30pm Doors close to the public

Program (Evening Concert)

  • 6:30pm Doors Open
  • 7:00pm Instituto Cervantes flamenco guitar student performances
  • 7:30pm Instituto Cervantes flamenco dance student performances
  • 8:30pm Intermission
  • 9:00pm Samuel Moore (a solo flamenco guitar performance)
  • 9:30pm Mestisa (an ensemble performance exploring the Latin American roots of flamenco)

 Tickets

 Tickets for these events can be booked either online or over the phone with Jumbo Records. To book over the phone, please call 0113 245 5570.

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