Tag: Culture

BasementArtsProject present My Kingdom For A Croissant: an exhibition by Nicholas Vaughan

This raucous collision of ideas inspired by theme parks, Brexit, Gulliver’s Travels and all overseen by Mayor Larry from Jaws, looks at cultural and racial stereotypes and how migration and racism have become key players in the ongoing culture wars.

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