Leeds brings in the Chinese New Year in style

Leeds celebrated the Chinese New Year in style this week with a special business networking event that highlighted the strong relationship the city, and wider region, has with China. The event, which was hosted by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Leeds City Region LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) and the Business Confucius Institute at… Read More Leeds brings in the Chinese New Year in style

Celebrating our partnership with Dortmund through beer and art

As you will probably know by now, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of twinning between Leeds and Dortmund. There’s been lots of exciting activities taking place over the last few months to celebrate the special occasion. And one project has seen the two cities team up to celebrate our joint passion for art, collaboration and… Read More Celebrating our partnership with Dortmund through beer and art

Leeds Dortmund 50 writing & music festival announces full schedule

The LD50 (Leeds/Dortmund 50) literature festival has announced an exciting schedule of music and literature events as part of Leeds’ 50th anniversary celebrations with the city of Dortmund. With the anniversary celebrations just two weeks away, LD50 will celebrate the occasion with a festival of literature and music involving artists from both Leeds and Dortmund.… Read More Leeds Dortmund 50 writing & music festival announces full schedule

Celebrating 50 years of partnership with Dortmund

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of twinning between Leeds and the German city of Dortmund. And to celebrate we’ve got an exciting programme of events lined up over the coming months which includes singing, writing and a prize giveaway for football fans! Leeds’ partnership with Dortmund dates back to 1969, when, following the end of… Read More Celebrating 50 years of partnership with Dortmund

Jamaican High Commissioner attends launch of Eulogy exhibition

Yesterday evening the Jamaican High Commissioner, His Excellency Seth George Ramocan CD, joined the Lord Mayor of Leeds and Leader of Leeds City Council for the preview of a special new exhibition.  “Eulogy” celebrates the lives, journeys and heritage of the first generation of Jamaicans who arrived in Leeds in the 1940s to 60s, and who are no longer with us. Susan… Read More Jamaican High Commissioner attends launch of Eulogy exhibition