Tag: Black History Month

The black heritage of Holbeck

For Black History Month, we asked Joe Williams from Heritage Corner to share what he had discovered about Black history in Holbeck. Delivering hidden history is a privilege and never static. Heritage Corner engages the public in Yorkshire’s local histories whilst sharing enthusiasm toward wider connections. The narratives of Leeds’

Celebrating the South Leeds Irish Connection

Ahead of tomorrow’s St Patrick’s Day parade, I spoke to Chris O’Malley, the Director of the Irish Arts Foundation about South Leeds’ Irish community. March is Irish History Month. I asked why we need an Irish History Month, Chris explained: “It was inspired by Black History Month. Like black history,