Leeds Craftivists: Sustainable Travel

Join the Leeds Craftivists for their monthly meet up. In August we will be learning about sustainable travel and what that could mean to us. Join us Monday 2nd August at 7.30pm on Zoom. We will be hearing from someone who knows a lot about this topic as well as doing a Craftivist action in …

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 …

Embroidering the truth

“I would spread the cloths under your feet:But I, being poor, have only my dreams;I have spread my dreams under your feet;Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.” W B Yeats Take a look at the first picture. What do you see in it?  If you look closer, what detail is there? This is …

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 hearing from Catherine Mercer of the Yorkshire …

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 …

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 …