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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… Continue reading Power to the People: Street Art Workshop

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Leeds Piano Trail “Power to the People” workshop

Help us take the music into all areas of our city Book here  The Leeds Piano Trail is bringing music back to every street corner this September as part of the 20th Leeds International Piano Competition.  The Leeds Piano Trailis an imaginatively decorated series of pianos placed in urban spaces which are available for public to… Continue reading Leeds Piano Trail “Power to the People” workshop

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Green hearts: Climate Sunday

Below is a resource for churches to use within a Sunday service. Please use it in whatever way is best for you, take the parts that are useful and discard those bits that won't work in your context. Pre-service work In this service we will be encouraging people to make green hearts. If it is… Continue reading Green hearts: Climate Sunday

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Leeds Craftivists: Biodiversity

Each month the Leeds Craftivists meet on Zoom to learn about a different element of Climate Change. We have a speaker and do a creative action. On Monday 7th June, 7.30-9pm we are learning about and discussing biodiversity. You can register to join us here. We will be hearing from Catherine Mercer of the Yorkshire… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Biodiversity

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Money, the environment and craftivism

In 2021 the Leeds Craftivists are focusing on Climate Change ahead of COP26 in November. In May talked about the tricky issue of money! We heard from Dr Mark Davis about the power of money and its connection to Climate Change. We learned about CMIs (community municipal investments) which invest in local green projects, one… Continue reading Money, the environment and craftivism

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Leeds Green Hearts Campaign 2021 – Youth resource

In November 2021, our world leaders are meeting to discuss climate change and what commitments they are making to reduce their nation’s carbon footprint. This is important for the future of the whole world. This conference is called COP26 and is being held in Glasgow in Scotland - the perfect place for UK leaders to… Continue reading Leeds Green Hearts Campaign 2021 – Youth resource

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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… Continue reading Leeds Green Heart Campaign 2021

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Craftivism for policy change

The Leeds Craftivists group meet monthly on Zoom to be creative together and make change happen through their craft. In March it was all about policy change through the CEE Bill and we heard from MP Alex Sobel. Thank you for all who joined us at this event. The CEE bill is a vital and… Continue reading Craftivism for policy change

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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… Continue reading Climate Craftivism 2021

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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. In April we were talking about all things ethical fashion. Where to shop, where to recycle, how to mend clothing and how to avoid clothing going into… Continue reading Ethical fashion and craftivism