RUN – the live fashion photoshoot hosted by Leeds Beckett University

In collaboration with LEEDS 2023.

RUN is an exciting programme of events overseen by internationally acclaimed Yorkshire designer, and Leeds Beckett University Professor, Matty Bovan.

Leeds Beckett University are inviting fashion and art enthusiasts to get involved with RUN – am unmissable live photoshoot takeover at Trinity Leeds on Tuesday 4 April 2023.

This exciting one-day-only showcase is a fashion first for the city and will debut the graduate collections of Leeds Beckett University’s Fashion Class of 2023.

The best and most creatively dressed spectators will have the chance to receive a unique t-shirt or tote bag designed by Matty Bovan himself, specifically for RUN.

Credit: Leeds Beckett University

Sam Hudson-Miles, Course Director of Fashion, says “The photoshoot is a unique opportunity for fashion and art enthusiasts across the North to be involved in a rare creative moment as the photoshoot will be filmed and photographed for media and social channels.

“We’d love for all those visiting to make their own stories, videos and reels and share with us.”


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This exciting collaboration with LEEDS 2023 celebrates the launch of the new, state-of-the-art facilities at Leeds Beckett University’s Leeds School of Arts, and highlights the industry standard teaching, research and practice in the university’s competitive fashion course. 

The school’s remarkable new building offers talented students, staff and creative-industry partners access to world leading facilities – underlining the powerful claims Leeds can make as a capital of culture.

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The new Leeds School of Arts Building. / Credit: Leeds Beckett University

And it doesn’t stop there, the live photoshoot will be followed by the RUN graduate catwalk show taking place on Thursday 1 June 2023 at Leeds School of Arts Theatre.

The catwalk will be a triumphant closing event to the impressive and diverse list of showcases put on across Leeds School of Arts, running from April to June 2023 as part of LEEDS 2023’s ‘Awakening’ and ‘Playing’ showcases, which also sees Professor Matty Bovan presenting his inaugural lecture.

The RUN Photoshoot will take place on Tuesday 4 April at Trinity Leeds from 10am – 6pm and you can find out more here.

Read more: Leeds Beckett to launch new state-of-the-art Leeds School of Arts building

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