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These Northern Types Launch Party

29th June 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at Sunny Bank Mills Gallery for the launch of These Northern Types – the culmination of a year-long exploration of northern identity by Split, alongside a team of makers, printers, academics, writers, poets and musicians. There will be live printing, drinks, music and a bite to eat.

Come and be the first to print with our huge new People Powered Press – a giant letterpress printing press with a whopping new typeface cut from steel; spin our bullsh*t wheel of fortune; smell prints in inks made from chip shop gravy and curry sauce; and find out what happened when we tried to trademark The North.

Full exhibition
23rd June to 22nd July

What does it mean to be from the north – or any place – in a globalised world? Where the’s muck, is the’ still brass? Do we tolerate less bullsh*t than others? Has the St George’s Cross become a symbol of racism? Is making do and mending consigned to the history books? Where’s the line between being proud of where we’re from and making others feel excluded? What are we forgetting? Who’s using our fondness for the north to their own ends? Do you want gravy on your chips? Or curry sauce?

Free to attend but please register here:


Wheelchair access: level access to the rear of Sunny Bank Mills and accessible parking and toilet on site.


Getting to Sunny Bank Mills:

Sunny Bank Mills is located at the bottom of Farsley Town Street, look out for the 1912 Mill tower.

Nearest train station: New Pudsey Station
It’s a 15 minute walk to Sunny Bank Mills.

Nearest bus stop: Farsley Cenotaph

From Leeds: 508 bus from Leeds City Bus Station direct to Farsley Cenotaph

From Bradford: 72 bus from Bradford Interchange will get you within 12 minutes walk

For taxis we recommend Amber:
0113 202 2117


29th June 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sunny Bank Mills Gallery
83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom