Leeds Craftivists: Peace and Climate

On Monday, Leeds Craftivists met to discuss this month's Climate Justice topic, "Peace and Climate". We heard from one of our leaders, Emma, and you can catch up by watching the video below: https://youtu.be/44qIF9IVGQI We would like to encourage you to write a letter to Peter Harrison, CEO of Schroders, and you can download a… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Peace and Climate


World Meditation Day

We are really pleased to have recorded this new meditation for World Meditation Day. Explore the value of meditation, taking the opportunity to be still and enjoy a short visualisation. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/world-meditation-day/s-I6sBd6mRSLI?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Photo by Opollo Photography on Unsplash If you enjoyed this meditation, we would love to welcome you to Monday Mindfulness; a weekly opportunity to pause, every Monday… Continue reading World Meditation Day

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Everyday Sacrament

Leeds Sanctuary are delighted to announce we are releasing a book! “Everyday Sacrament” is a collection of meditations and images written and curated by local artist, Shaeron Caton Rose, and commissioned by Leeds Sanctuary. The meditations were originally written in response to the Covid19 pandemic, as we aimed to support people with their wellbeing, and… Continue reading Everyday Sacrament


Leeds City Centre Easter Services

We are delighted to be hosting a Good Friday City Centre Service in partnership with Leeds Cathedral, Leeds Minster, Holy Trinity Boar Lane, The Salvation Army and St George's Leeds. The Service will be held in Dortmund Square (outside the St John's Centre) at 12.15pm, and we hope to see you there. Please see below… Continue reading Leeds City Centre Easter Services


A sensory meditation for weariness

Many of us find it easier to process our thoughts if our hands are occupied; if we have something physical to ground us and focus us in the moment we're in, keeping us on task. Our theme at Leeds Sanctuary this month is "Weariness", but naming what we're struggling with internally can be very difficult;… Continue reading A sensory meditation for weariness


Journaling – Love

This month’s journaling prompt was inspired by the idea that when we love and care for each other – be that with our time, words, physical touch, gifts or support – we create something beautiful which can be seen from the outside. We are aiming to create a flower, and how in-depth you do this… Continue reading Journaling – Love