Projects

The Gathering

The Leeds Gathering

The Leeds Gathering features some of the most experienced and emerging performers and artistes in the world of Irish music and arts. A city wide celebration of Irish music and arts designed to appeal to both those of an Irish background and people from the wider community.

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Irish History Month

Irish History Month

Did you know that throughout the month of March every year, Irish History Month takes place? An initiative brought about by the Irish Arts Foundation, first celebrated in Leeds in 2007, it is now in its thirteenth year.

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Collaborative Work

Collaborative Work

The Irish Arts Foundation works in collaboration with other Irish welfare and community groups in addition to other multi-cultural music and art schemes within the city, various statutory agencies, voluntary sector groups and umbrella organisations specifically dealing with community cohesion and regeneration.

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Educational Programme

Educational Programme

The Irish Arts Foundation places education and inter-generational work at the heart of its programme.

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The Gathering

Irish Elders Cultural Project

We work in collaboration with a range of community based organisations and projects across Leeds including Berkeley Court Residential Home, Richmond Hill Elders Association, Older Wiser Leeds Seniors and Harehills Irish Mens Group.

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The Gathering

Untold Stories

Untold Stories is a community archive project which looks at experiences of the emigrant Irish community in Leeds in the second half of the twentieth century, particularly their settlement patterns and cultural traditions such as music, dance, song and sport.

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