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Women Of Leeds: Gertrude Paul The Inspirational Head Teacher

In 1987, Leeds Civic Trust set up the Historic Plaques Scheme to celebrate people, events and buildings in Leeds. This is the blue plaque story of Gertrude Paul, the city’s first black headteacher and the co-founder of Leeds Carnival.



Leeds International Festival

LIF is a festival committed to boldly exploring new ideas. The 2018 programme will deliver compelling speakers, pioneering technologies, new experiences and thinking that inspires and challenges.


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