This weekend the Mayor of our German partner cities of Dortmund and Siegen joined civic dignitaries and thousands of Leeds residents to mark 100 years since the Armistice, and to remember those who died in the 1st and 2nd world wars. Mayor Mues of Siegen and Mayor Sierau of Dortmund both laid wreaths at the… Read More German Mayors join Leeds Remembrance Sunday events
The European Day of Languages was a great occasion for us to open a new permanent display on Leeds’ partner cities in the Information Centre of Leeds Central Library.… Read More Library Exchange Partnership
“Why should only young people have all the fun?”, a woman at Haus Herbstzeitlos, a centre for senior citizens in Siegen, said to Frances Jones, then councillor for Morley, during a visit in 2001.
Since then there has been a series of exchange visits between Siegen and Morley/Leeds involving up to 25 people at a time.
… Read More Senior citizens visit Siegen
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
Leeds and Siegen have been partner cities since 1966.… Read More Partner City: Siegen