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The Art of Protest #1

Thu 28th Mar '24, 5:00pm

Host Pablo Kala is joined by activist/artists Bambi van Balen and David Solnit to discuss strategies for creative activism around the globe in these perilous times.


Global Leeds: Cultuur in de Wijk & The Youth Association

Tue 6th Feb '24, 4:00pm

We are joined by a group of Dutch community artists from Cultuur in de Wijk from Zwolle in The Netherlands and the Youth Association from Yorkshire.


Write Across the Lines #1: Poets From Kharkiv, Ukraine

Sat 2nd Dec '23, 10:30am

Poetry and conversation with four poets from Kharkiv, Ukraine: Ivan Senin, Kateryna Khailo, Nataliia Marynchak and Svitalan Horbunova-Ruban.


Write Across the Lines #2: Poets From Lille, France

Sat 2nd Dec '23, 9:30am

Poetry and conversation with three poets from Lille, France: Martine Delannoy, Ndrix and Valérie Ketels (aka Féal) with translation from Nick Wanklyn.


Write Across the Lines #3: Poets From Brno, Czech Republic

Sat 2nd Dec '23, 8:30am

Poets from Brno, Czech Republic (one of Leeds' Twinned Cities) inlcuding a conversation with Ondřej Hrabal and work by Jan Těsnohlídek and Apolena Vybíralová.


Write Across the Lines #4: Jonathan Pryor Leeds Councillor Deputy Leader

Sat 2nd Dec '23, 7:30am

As part of Chapel FM Arts Centre's collaboration with Leeds Department of International Relations' twinned cities poetry + radio project, we speak with Councillor Jonathan Pryor.

More About Global Leeds & Leeds Department of International Relations

More About Global Leeds & Leeds City Council’s International Relations.

Leeds has partnerships with

  • Brno, Czech Republic
  • Dortmund, Germany
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Hangzhou, China
  • Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Lille, France
  • Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Siegen, Germany

To learn more about Leeds’ international connections, click here.