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UK Black Pride is Europe’s largest celebration for LGBTQ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Middle Eastern and Latin American descent. The annual event creates a safe space to celebrate diverse sexualities, gender identities, cultures, gender expressions and backgrounds, while also fostering, representing and celebrating Black LGBTQ and QTIPOC (Queer, Transgender and Intersex People of Colour) culture through…
Windrush Day was introduced on 22 June 2018, on the 70th anniversary of the date when hundreds of passengers from the Caribbean arrived to the UK aboard the MV Empire Windrush. Windrush Day is intended to recognise and honour the significant contributions of the Windrush Generation to British social, cultural and political life. Get involved…
An outstanding panel of three stellar writers with Jamaican roots – Sara Collins (The Confessions of Frannie Langton), Colin Grant (Bageye at the Wheel) and Hannah Lowe (Long Time, No See) – in conversation with Dawn Cameron. How do they capture a spectrum of Jamaican narratives and characters, from saints to sinners and everything between?…
Breaking Boundaries in STEM returns to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day and Black History Month. All students and staff are invited to attend the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences next event in the series on “Innovation and Diversity: How to be visible and succeed in your STEM career”. The Breaking Boundaries in STEM events are…
A month of events focusing on the nationwide celebration of Black History, Arts and Culture in the UK. Breaking Boundaries in STEM: Innovation and Diversity – How to be visible and succeed in your STEM career Date: Wednesday 09 October, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre 17 (7.17) About: Breaking Boundaries…
OUR FULL PROGRAMME HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! Our 2019 schedule is available as a PDF booklet, you can use the online booking page*, and you can also see the full details below for all of the many events being held to celebrate 2019’s National Inclusion Week. We hope you’ll join us! *Climbing Wall Taster Sessions need…
Europe’s longest running authentic Caribbean Carnival parade of mas, music, culture and harmony.
The next Leeds11 Network meeting will be taking place on 14 August 2019. Please email leeds11@leeds.ac.uk for further details.
A poignant and uplifting tribute to the lives, journeys and stories of pioneering Jamaicans no longer with us who settled in Leeds during the 1940’s-60’s. Traditionally their funeral programmes, photos capturing the hopes and dreams of younger days and eulogies tell a singular life story. Curated by Susan Pitter, bringing them together for Eulogy tells…
The next Leeds11 Network meeting will be taking place on 24 July 2019. Please email leeds11@leeds.ac.uk for further details.