What is COP26?

We were honoured to welcome David Howlett to our latest online Leeds Craftivists event. David is a Senior Advisor to the UN High Level Climate Action Champions, and his current role focuses on helping people cope with the impacts of climate change, building resilience to it. He has been working in the field of Climate …

Postcards from the Edge

“I’d rather be in the mountains thinking about God than in church thinking about the mountains” John Muir “Mend” Take a look at the two images, what do you see? There are obvious connections, even though the two pictures are quite different in style and were made at two different stages of my art career. …

Leeds Craftivists: A Craftivist Christmas

The Leeds Craftivist Christmas celebration is happening Monday 6th December, 7.30-9pm on Zoom. A great chance for anyone new to come and see what the group is all about as well as our regular group to celebrate together. We will be celebrating the year we have had together and looking ahead to 2021. Please come …

Leeds Craftivists: what is COP26?

All year the Leeds Craftivists have been learning about the Climate Crisis and how it intereacts with our lives. We have been campaigning ahead of COP26 to encourage leaders and become better informed ourselves. But what is COP26? Join us for an informative and creative evening looking at what COP26 is and what will be …

Leeds Craftivists: COP26 Green Hearts

This year the Leeds Craftivists have been encouraging groups across the city to create Green Hearts. We want to tell our local leaders that we love the planet and encourage them to make poisitve choices for a sustainable future. This is your chance to come and learnt a bit more about the campaign and how …

Leeds Craftivists: Sustainable Travel

Join the Leeds Craftivists for their monthly meet up. In September learnt about sustainable travel and what that could mean to us. We were joined by Jason Lowe who shared his extensive knowledge about public transport networks. You can see Jason’s talk here if you couldn’t be with us: https://videopress.com/v/nofYJFQX?preloadContent=metadata We focused on West Yorkshire …

Wellbeing and Activism

A webinar for 8 to 14 year old in partnership with Agents of Change Saturday 17th July 2021, 4-4.45pm This webinar, aimed at 8 to 14 year olds but also suitable for older participants. It will explore ways in which we can look after our minds and emotions as we work to make the world …

Movement workshop

Two students, Imogen and Faye, of the Northern School of Contemporary dance are running some movement workshops with us. They will be looking at power and creativity using movement and mindfulness. No prior experience required. We are offering workshops on three dates in July: 11th, 17th and 18th. They will all run in the afternoon …

Leeds Craftivists: Food and the environment

Each month the Leeds Craftivists meet on a Monday evening to discuss different elements of climate change. In July the theme was food and the environment! We all eat and have heard such mixed messages about what is the most sustainble way to eat. We heard a wonderful talk from Hannah in which she shared …

Power to the People: Street Art Workshop

Help us take the music into all areas of our city Image by Federico Scarionati We have been invited to be part of The Leeds Piano Trail and decorate a piano with a local artist on the theme of Power to the People! Join us Wednesday 19th May, 6-8pm on Zoom for a workshop exploring …