International honour for school’s work in South Africa

Based at St. Mary’s School, Menston and supported by both the University of Leeds and Leeds Trinity University, the Bambisanani Partnership charity has gained international acclaim over the past eleven years for its work in one of South Africa’s most deprived rural areas. As a result of the Bambisanani Partnership’s pioneering work in South Africa… Read More International honour for school’s work in South Africa

Leeds LiKEs Culture

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

#Estonia100 – marking 100 years of Estonian independence

Anybody visiting Leeds city centre last weekend might have seen our civic buildings lit up to reflect the blue, black and white colours of the Estonian flag. There’s also been a lot of activity on twitter around #Estonia100.   Estonia is currently in its centenary week, the peak of celebrations marking 100 years since the country’s independence… Read More #Estonia100 – marking 100 years of Estonian independence

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