A Leeds art project has launched ‘Posters for the People’ to raise funds for NHS and key workers charities with positive art. In Good Company, the Leeds-based curated street art project that has created some of the city’s most striking murals and installations, has launched an ambitious project that aims
Government guidance for people to stay at home during the Coronavirus outbreak has brought some surprising positives for one South Leeds podcaster. The Light on Leeds podcast, which celebrates its one-year anniversary this month, has seen audience numbers soar. “Downloads for the podcast have doubled since the lockdown began”, reports
Here’s your roundup of family friendly activities for March. I’m Helen Robinson and I run local parents’ website and community, South Leeds Mumbler: southleeds.mumbler.co.uk. Visit the website for more ideas and up to date listings of regular playgroups, classes and days out ideas. Skelton Grange Nature Visits Skelton Grange environment
Pyramid will launch a major new show at The Tetley this month. ‘Hidden Art / Hidden Artists’ will include photographs of three pieces of art work, never been shown in public before, created by the Arts Club within the walls of Meanwood Park Hospital, prior to its closure. Three of
Holbeck-based arts charity, Pyramid, celebrates its 30th anniversary this Autumn. Pyramid supports people with learning difficulties from all backgrounds to discover the arts and develop their own creative practice. The charity campaigns to remove institutional barriers that prevent artists with a learning disability from accessing work and exhibition spaces, and
Here’s your roundup of family friendly activities for November. I’m Helen Robinson and I run local parents’ website and community, South Leeds Mumbler: southleeds.mumbler.co.uk. Visit the website for more ideas and up to date listings of regular playgroups, classes and days out ideas. With the end of half term, bonfire
Here’s your roundup of free and low cost family friendly activities for the 2019 October half term. The Royal Armouries is free entry and open 10am-5pm. The half term programme focuses on Movie Monsters, with a ghost hunters tour, masterclass on how monsters are created on the big screen and
As we reported in the summer, Leeds City Council and its partners are encouraging residents to get more active under the banner Get Set Leeds. I spoke to Dean Smith about how running with South Leeds Lakers has made a difference in his life. South Leeds Lakers is a friendly,
Children’s author Jason Beresford spent the day with students at Hugh Gaitskell Primary School to celebrate the launch of the Leeds Year of Reading in September.
Students transformed into superheroes for a whole school assembly before participating in interactive author-led reading and drama workshops.
Leeds City Council has declared a ‘Year of Reading’ across the city. The aim of Leeds Year of Reading is to promote and encourage a love of reading across the city and, in particular, to engage children and their families, from different communities and backgrounds, in positive reading activity to help generate a long-term love of reading.