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Peter Mitchell Exhibition - Coming To A Street Near You

Peter Mitchell Exhibition - Coming To A Street Near You
Written by Jane Earnshaw  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....

Blog: The Eulogy Book

Blog: The Eulogy Book
Written by susan pitter  16/06/2020

In 2019, Jamaica Society Leeds Eulogy Project, celebrated the lives and journeys of first generation Jamaicans who settled in Leeds during the 1940s to 60s, including those who pre-date Windrush. The families of 76 Jamaicans shared photographs, keepsakes and memories of their loved ones. The collection resulted in the Eulogy Exhibition at Leeds Central Library curated by Susan Pitter. Telling human stories for all humans, poignant and uplifting, it became the most popular exhibition in the library’s history. Eulogy captures the stunning images that tell the story of a generation, their legacy and Leeds. Included in the accompanying Eulogy book's...

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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...