Action

July Craftivists: Housing Inequality and Climate Change

Written by Emma Temple This month, Leeds Craftivists explored how Climate Activism begins at home. We’re in the midst of a housing crisis. Unaffordable homes and rocketing energy bills are exposing how the way we live is quickly becoming financially unsustainable for most of us. On the other side of the same coin, the way… Continue reading July Craftivists: Housing Inequality and Climate Change

Action, Justice

Climate Justice: where social justice and climate change meet

Climate Justice is the Leeds Craftivists theme for 2022. We will be exploring issues of social justice and where they intersect with the Climate Crisis. Climate Justice explores the fact that Climate Change does not impact everyone equally. We in Britain are relatively fortunate in the impact that Climate Change has on us, although we… Continue reading Climate Justice: where social justice and climate change meet

Action, Reflection

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.… Continue reading Postcards from the Edge

Action

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… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: A Craftivist Christmas

Action

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… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: what is COP26?

Action

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… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: COP26 Green Hearts

Action

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… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Sustainable Travel