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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...

Peter Spafford: Song Portraits

Peter Spafford: Song Portraits
Written by Peter Spafford  11/07/2020

Over the last six years I’ve written about 300 Poem Portraits. In partnership with Lizzie Coombes, photographer, I’ve been commissioned by choirs, voluntary organisations, library services and charities - as well as individuals for birthdays, weddings and other celebrations. A Poem Portrait is much as it sounds: a picture in words of a person at a certain moment in their lives. Usually I sit with someone for a while, chat, ask a few questions, then go away and draft a poem. I always check the first draft with the ‘subject’ and make absolutely sure they’re happy with the finished piece. If Lizzie’s...

Meet Some Of The Artists From LS11 Art Gallery

Meet Some Of The Artists From LS11 Art Gallery
Written by Leeds Inspired  22/06/2020

If you've not been able to take a tour around Beeston and Holbeck's LS11 Art Gallery we thought we'd share a few photos of the pictures along with some of the artists who created them. The lampost gallery was created by Slung Low during lockdown and all the artwork is by people living in the area.  The LS11 Art Gallery is funded through the Leeds Inspired Grants Scheme. Enjoy! ...

Leeds Inspired Grant Funded Projects: May 2020

Leeds Inspired Grant Funded Projects: May 2020
Written by Leeds Inspired  08/06/2020

We are pleased to share details about the successful applications to the May round of the Leeds Inspired grant scheme. If you’re interested in applying for Leeds Inspired funding to support an arts project in Leeds please visit our grants information page.Bright Sparks Theatre Arts C.I.C - Life in the CloudsA series of online drama sessions for members of Leep1, an organisation that supports adults with learning disabilities, delivered by Bright Spark Theatre.Dance Action Zone Leeds (DAZL) – COVID 19 Dance Project (pictured)A 10 week online family dance programme and a 10 week outdoor Garden Groovers dance programme across Harehills,...

Leeds Inspired Carnival Artists Announced!

Leeds Inspired Carnival Artists Announced!Leeds West Indian Carnival image by Guy Farrar
Written by Jane Earnshaw  01/01/2017

It’s the very first day of 2017 and the year is fresh and full of possibilities.Our neighbours over in Hull will be lighting the blue touch paper on their year of being the UK City of Culture and here in Leeds we are lighting the candles on a very special birthday cake for one of our city’s longest running and best loved events because Leeds West Indian Carnival is 50!To keep an event running for 50 years is an incredible achievement and is testament to the love, passion, time and dedication that everyone involved in the organisation of Carnival gives...

Leeds Inspired Small Grant Awards: December 2016

Leeds Inspired Small Grant Awards: December 2016
Written by Jane Earnshaw  06/12/2016

The Leeds Inspired Small Grant Scheme supports arts events and projects throughout the city. Sometimes the awards support projects that gather a large audience and sometimes they support projects that are perhaps smaller or quieter but that have the potential to have a big impact on those involved. Over the course of a year the small grant scheme supports around 40 projects across the city.The latest round of awards, from the November deadline, will be supporting the following projects:An community mural project in Armley by artist Emma Hardaker and All together Armley.A series of writing workshops and panel events for writers at The Northern Short...

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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...