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Leeds Black History Walk: Artist Responses

Leeds Black History Walk: Artist Responses
Written by Geraldine Connor Foundation  11/11/2020

On Saturday 10th October 2020, four guest artists – Leah Francis, Rheima Robinson, Asher Jael and Jamal Gerald -  joined the Leeds Black History Walk team, Joe and Ness, for the New Responses special. The four artists developed powerful creative responses to the stories Joe told, captivating the audience with their insightful performances, and showing how valuable art can be for understanding and curating history. The contributions from the guest artists were made possible thanks to a grant from Leeds Inspired. You can watch their performances here: Filmed and edited by Sally Molineaux (Molineaux Productions).Produced in collaboration with Geraldine Connor Foundation and Leeds...

Leeds Libraries Celebrates Black History Month 2020: Dig Deeper, Look Closer, Think Bigger

Leeds Libraries Celebrates Black History Month 2020: Dig Deeper, Look Closer, Think Bigger
Written by Leeds Libraries  07/10/2020

Throughout October Leeds Libraries are celebrating Black History Month with; Librarian selected reading lists for all the family, a live streamed talk with Historian David Olusoga, Leeds Reads Book Club featuring the wonderful author Lemn Sissay and our Local and Family History department will be devoting their digital channels to local Black History as well as a spotlight on our Special Collections. Our Librarians at Leeds Libraries have curated a selection of reading lists for Under 5's, Children and Young Adults which celebrate Black people in history, Authors, Illustrators and much...

Outing The Past 2021: Call For Speakers

Outing The Past 2021: Call For Speakers
Written by Leeds Museums & Galleries  06/10/2020

Leeds will be holding its third OUTing the Past conference on Saturday 6 February 2021.Because of Covid, this year’s event will be online (with a possible socially distanced event at Leeds Art Gallery, depending on circumstances)OTP is calling for people to register as speakers with OUTing the Past here: https://www.outingthepast.com/festival-presenters-invitation-2021Anyone who has an interesting story to tell relating to LGBT+ history recent or long past and could give a 20-minute evidence-backed talk about it is encouraged to apply.For the Leeds event, we particularly want people from Leeds to step forward.We particularly welcome speakers of African or Carribean heritage, speakers of South...

Peter Mitchell Exhibition - Coming To A Street Near You

Peter Mitchell Exhibition - Coming To A Street Near You
Written by Colours May Vary  24/07/2020

Becky from Colours May Vary introduces their latest Peter Mitchell exhibition Early Sunday Morning, taking place both in the gallery and on the streets of Leeds...Published by RRB Photobooks, Early Sunday Morning is made up of over 90 largely unseen images of Leeds, each one selected from a cache of five hundred negatives that have sat unseen for over 30 years. Alongside the exhibition, we had planned to hold a book launch, guided walks, and talks, but our plans were dashed. With galleries still closed and the public taking baby steps back into the world we wondered how we could...

Back To Life: illuminating lives

Back To Life: illuminating lives
Written by susan pitter  22/07/2020

Back to Life will feature rarely seen colourised photos depicting all aspects of life for the newly arrived Jamaicans – everyday images of young couples in love, families, people making a living will be included with equal importance alongside those of trailblazing activists and RAF veterans....

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About Leeds Inspired

About Leeds Inspired

The Leeds Inspired website lists thousands of events happening in Leeds every year. You’ll find gigs, exhibitions, dance,…

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Leeds Inspired manages two grant schemes to support arts events and arts projects taking place in Leeds. Since…

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired grants have supported hundreds of projects, read about some of them here...