Money, the environment and craftivism

In 2021 the Leeds Craftivists are focusing on Climate Change ahead of COP26 in November. In May we will be talking about the tricky issue of money! Join us on Monday 10th May, 7.30-9pm for learning, discussing and creating together. We will be looking at how money intersects with Climate Change. From the macro, the …

Leeds Green Heart Campaign 2021

This November world leaders are meeting to discuss climate change and what commitments they are making to cut their nation’s carbon footprint. This is vital to the future of the whole world. The meeting is in Glasgow so the perfect opportunity for UK leaders to make a stand in support of radical action on Climate …

Craftivism for policy change

The Leeds Craftivists group meet monthly on Zoom to be creative together and make change happen through their craft. Sign up to join us on Monday 1st March, 7.30-9pm when we will be focusing on policy change through the CEE bill. The CEE bill is a vital and groundbreaking bill currently going through parliament. Leeds …

Climate Craftivism 2021

The wonderful Leeds Craftivist group meet every month and are planning a city wide campaign ahead of COP26 in 2021! City wide campaign Are you part of a community group? Do you want to make your voice heard on climate change? Please take part in our green heart action this year. We are asking people …

Ethical fashion and craftivism

The Leeds Craftivism group are a creative bunch who meet every month and this year we are focusing on climate change in many different areas of our life. Join us on Monday 12th April, 7.30-9pm to learn, chat and get creative together about ethical fashion! In April we are talking about all things ethical fashion. …

Eco-gardening and craftivism

The Leeds Craftivists group meet monthly on Zoom to be creative together and make change happen through their craft. At the start of Feb we met to make origami seedling pots and heard about the importance of peatlands in carbon capture. This year we are focusing all our efforts on climate change ahead of COP26. …

Festive Craftivism: spreading gratitude and hope

2020 has been quite a year. As a nation we have not known grief, loneliness and restrictions on our daily lives in most of our living memories. We have felt powerless to stop the many plights on our society: covid-19, climate change, racism and discrimination in all its forms. However, we are powerful, we do …

Top tips for ‘ethical’ living

The other night a group of creative activists gathered together and started talking about what we do to reduce our waste and impact on the planet. We discussed the problem with terms like ethical as it can mean so many different things to different people but also discussed the many brands we love and lifestyle …

Craftivism as lockdown eases

What racical crafty acts can you do in this time as lockdown eases and we all gaze into an unknown future. I have put together a few ideas but I would love to know your ideas too, please share them in the comments. Making masks for care homes. We all need a good stash of …

Climate craftivism

We are calling for the government to build back better and create a greener and fairer society. We are supporting the Climate Coalition’s #thetimeisnow campaign and encouraging you to do some climate craftivism and send a creative green heart to your MP. This is to support the work of the lobby on 30th June. Craftivism …