The festival is sponsored by Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and will be delivered in partnership by Mind, Converge, Magnetic Arts and The Retreat. Many artists and performers taking part have a direct experience of mental health problems or produce work which provokes a greater understanding of the related issues.
The festival contains art work procuded by a number of current and past patients from The Retreat.
You can find out more about the entire festival by visiting the website www.loveartsyork.co.uk
A programme is also available throughout the city and online here