Tag: Culture

Community unites to celebrate positive projects

People from across the diverse south Leeds communities gathered yesterday for a vibrant, packed-out event to celebrate the many positive local projects generated and supported through the Community First funding programme in the ‘City and Hunslet’ ward over the past three years. The Hamara Centre in Beeston Hill was packed

Holbeck Elderly Aid deliver Musical Memories at Cultural Event

  Holbeck Elderly Aid delivered a cultural gem of an event last week (Tuesday 7 October 2014). More than 50 people came to celebrate International Day of Older People at St. Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck.  The brief was to deliver something which defined culture. Elissa Newman Chief Executive of Holbeck Elderly

South of the River – Cultural Capital

  An email arrived at South Leeds Towers this week inviting us to join a debate about whether Leeds should bid to become European Capital of Culture. This follows the news that Hull has been awarded the accolade for 2017. I can’t help thinking there’s some hurt civic pride in

New exhibition at Beeston’s BasementArtsProject

“Familiar interiors without their people often become spaces of meditation. When alone in them there is something unfamiliar about being in the same familiar room yet again. Memories drift by, time seems to unpick itself and the day becomes night before it is supposed to. These are images of reverie

Jamie Reid’s ‘Ragged Kingdom’ comes to Holbeck’s Temple Works

Jamie Reid – the pioneering and world-renowned artist of punk art who put the safety pin into the Queen’s nose – is coming to Leeds, bringing his 40 year retrospective and current show “Ragged Kingdom” to Temple.Works.Leeds for the month of June 14-July 14, writes Susan Williamson. There will be