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 …

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 learning about biodiversity and what we can …

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 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 …

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. 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 …

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. 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 …

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 …