Long Division 2018

Long Division 2018 will take place from Wednesday 30th May to Sunday 3rd June in Wakefield City Centre across 30+ venues all weekend. 

There will be Music. There will be Spoken Word. There will be Art. There will be Workshops. There will be Exhibitions. 

120+ performances & events will be taking place across Wakefield City Centre, so make sure you explore this page to find out more about who will be performing over the festival and how you can get tickets to see exciting performances and more.

Long Division was founded as a festival in 2011 and is dedicated to promoting independent, creative and forward thinking artists and creating engaging and unique new work. Previous performers over the years include British Sea Power, The Cribs, The Fall, Ghostpoet, Ash, Pulled Apart By Horses, The Wedding Present, Robin Ince, Josie Long and Simon Armitage.

Events taking place during Long Division 2018

Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works

Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works

The Hepworth Wakefield

Fri 16 Feb - Sun 3 Jun 2018

Wonderland

Wonderland

Wakefield Cathedral

Mon 21 - Wed 30 May 2018

Local Colour

Long Division presents: Local Colour

Wakefield Beer Exchange

Wed 30 May - Sun 22 Jul 2018

Wakey Wakey, Grime and Shine

Wakey Wakey, Grime and Shine

Wakefield Beer Exchange

Wed 30 May - Sun 22 Jul 2018

Yelena Popova

Yelena Popova

The Art House

Wed 30 May - Fri 13 Jul 2018

Drawing the Crowd

Long Division presents: Drawing the Crowd

Mr & Mrs C's

Wed 30 May 2018

Are you becoming who you thought you'd be?

Long Division presents: Are you becoming who?

The Art House

Wed 30 May 2018

Visable Words from Invisable People

Long Division presents: Visible Words

Wakefield Precinct

Wed 30 May 2018

Revolution of Everyday Life

Long Division: The Revolution of Everyday Life

Wakefield Precinct

Wed 30 May 2018

Sabha Shafiq

Sabha Shafiq: Portraits

Unity Hall and Business Space

Wed 30 May 2018

Hang the DJ

Hang the DJ

Wakefield Beer Exchange

Wed 30 May 2018

Jamie Lockhart

Long Division presents: A Romantic Destination

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Wed 30 May 2018

Billy Bragg

Long Division presents: Write Place, Write Time

Wakefield Town Hall

Fri 1 Jun 2018

LD18

Long Division presents: YOI, Dylan Cartlidge

The Red Shed

Fri 1 Jun 2018

ZoZo

Long Division: ZoZo, Mi Mye, Adore//Repel + More

Wakefield Precinct

Sat 2 Jun 2018

Creative Long Division Activities

Creative Long Division Activities

Elizabethan Gallery

Sat 2 Jun 2018

Long Division 2018

Ticket Information

1.EXPLORER Ticket (Free). You will have free access to a huge 90% of the day’s activity. Signup for a free ticket and receive an exclusive programme and wristband that will open up a world of special offers and opportunities available across the Long Division Festival and beyond. Will not include access to stages at Wakefield Cathedral, Warehouse 23 or St Austin’s Theatre.

2.PIONEER Ticket (£25). Have complete access to headline performances at Wakefield Cathedral, Warehouse 23 and St Austin’s Theatre, plus all the free activity, the exclusive programme and your own Pioneer wristband.

You can get these tickets from Wah Wah Records (Wakefield), Warehouse 23 (Wakefield) and Vinyl Tap Records (Huddersfield) or in person / online from Crash Records (Leeds), Jumbo Records (Leeds), or purely online through See Tickets. Tickets for “A Romantic Destination” by Jamie Lockhart are available exclusively through Wakefield Theatre Royal here.