Ayşe Erkmen, three of four, 2019 in the central court at Leeds Art Gallery, commissioned by Yorkshire Sculpture International. Photography Prudence Cuming. Courtesy of Dirimart in Istanbul, Galerie Barbara Weiss in Berlin and Barbara Gross Gallery in Munich

Weekend tours

Join a member of the Yorkshire Sculpture International team for an in-depth introduction to the new sculptural commissions and their public realm locations on a free, accessible guided tour Saturdays throughout the festival.

Tours take place every Saturday, 11am in Leeds and 1pm in Wakefield (except on 24 August, August Bank Holiday weekend, and Saturday 14 September) and are free, but booking is advised.

Leeds tours 11:00 - 12:00

Hear the history which influenced Ayşe Erkmen’s beautiful installation, followed by a short guided tour of local sculpture highlights, ending up at Damien Hirst’s iconic sculptures in the city centre.

Please meet at Leeds Art Gallery reception at 11:00.

Tours are free but places must be booked in advance. They will last approx. 45 minutes and are step free.

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Wakefield tour 13:00 - 14:00

Hear about the industrial casting process behind Huma Bhabha’s Receiver sculpture in Wakefield, followed by a short guided tour of local sculpture highlights.

Please meet outside Wakefield One, Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2EB, at 13:00.

Tours are free but places must be booked in advance, tours will last approx. 45 minutes and are step free.

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