|||Black Music Festival, Potternewton Park (Chapeltown)
|27th August 1989.
Image taken on Bank Holiday Sunday, 27th August 1989, at the Black Music Festival held annually in Potternewton Park. It is a free community event sponsored by Leeds City Council and is the biggest Black Music Festival in Europe. This was the fourth Leeds Reggae Concert and included musicians and performers from the Caribbean and the U.S.A. In this image Jamaican Dub poet, Ras Fikre, is performing to the crowds. As well as the more well known artists, the Festival is also a showcase for local talent.
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|||Blake Grove (Chapel Allerton) (5 comments)
|10th November 1937.
View of the business of H. Levine, Grocery Store on Blake Grove off Potternewton Lane.
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|||Blake Grove (Chapel Allerton)
|1st June 1939.
View of the business of H. Leveine, Grocery & Provisions on Blake Grove off Potternewton Lane.
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|||Blake Grove, Potternewton Lane, Rear View (Chapel Allerton) (1 comment)
This early 1950s image taken from Blake Grove, on the left is number 20 Blake Grove with numbers 4 and 5 Well House Square at the rear on the left. Here small garden plots are visible. On the right are the backs of numbers 56 to 60 Potternewton Lane, a row of through-by-light terraced houses. Buildings indicated by arrows on the left are owned by Max Caple while those on the right are owned by Gladys Calvert.
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|||Chapel Allerton, aerial view (Chapel Allerton) (2 comments)
Aerial view of Chapel Allerton showing to the right of centre the crossroads between Stainbeck Road, left to right, and Scott Hall Road, top to bottom. Below the crossroads are Stainbeck Lane, Miles Hill Road and Potternewton Lane. Above and to the left of the crossroads is an undeveloped area which would shortly become the Carr Manor Estate and Alwoodley Park estate. King Lane leads from Scott Hall Road towards the top left.
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