Celebrating 50 year of partnership between Leeds and Lille

October 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the partnership between the cities of Leeds and Lille.  We have delved into the history of the link in order to tell the story of the partnership as part of our celebrations.   As early as 1946 the Yorkshire-Lille Exchange Committee was organising exchanges between young people aged 14… Read More Celebrating 50 year of partnership between Leeds and Lille

Sharing arty ideas in Malmö

As part of Leeds City Council’s ongoing PACE project, a group of teachers and headteachers from Middleton and Valley View primary schools travelled to Malmö in Sweden earlier this month together with experts in cultural education from libraries, museums and Artforms.  The visit was made possible thanks to a grant from the European Commission’s ERASMUS+ funding stream. The visit included… Read More Sharing arty ideas in Malmö

Erasmus+ visit sparks partnerships in arts and cultural education

PACE is the snappy title of an Erasmus+ project on Partnerships in Arts and Cultural Education Leeds City Council International Relations is leading on. Through PACE we are connecting teachers and experts on cultural education from Leeds with partners in Lille (France), Dortmund (Germany), Malmö (Sweden) and Espoo (Finland). … Read More Erasmus+ visit sparks partnerships in arts and cultural education