Over the years, thousands of people have been involved in the Leeds-Lille partnership. If you are one of them, then we want to hear from you!… Read More Have you ever been involved in the Leeds-Lille twinning?
Leeds played host last week to a seminar organised by LiKE, a European cultural network bringing together arts and culture professionals from local authorities across Europe, based in Leeds’ twin city Lille. The seminar focused on how the arts are funded, helping delegates to think much more extensively and widely about how to raise income commercially, as well… Read More Leeds LiKEs Culture
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
Lauren Williams from Leeds College of Art describes her recent experience as part of a group of students who travelled to Leeds’ partner city of Lille this spring to participate in the annual “Fete de l’anim” or animation festival.… Read More International opportunity for Leeds College of Art students
In November 2016, 8 young people were chosen to represent Leeds at a training course in Lille, France, titled ‘Lead the Future with Social and Solidarity Economy’. … Read More Leeds young people trained up on “social enterprise” in France
On 1st July 2016 we commemorated the centenary anniversary of the Battle of the Somme together with our French and German partner cities Lille and Siegen.… Read More Lest We Forget – Commemorating the Battle of the Somme
This is a guest blog by Victoria Jacquiss from the Silver Steel Sparrows who went to Lille earlier this month to teach young people to play the steelpans and to perform at Lille’s “Kids Art” festival.… Read More Leeds steelpans experts in Lille