We’ve all seen the news. Migration is a contentious subject at the moment, with politicians sadly promising to "stop the boats" ahead of the elections next year. But we want the UK to be a safe place for those who need one most. Leeds Craftivists have always had a focus on climate justice. The climate… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Crafting for Sanctuary
Join Leeds Sanctuary, Leeds Church Institute and Sketch Club Social for our third and final Sketch Walk of 2023. We'll be meeting at the Leeds City Centre Climate Hub to reflect on the Climate Emergency, a topic which is close to the heart for many in our communities. Photos from our "Night Vision" Sketch Walk… Continue reading Sketch Walk on the Climate Emergency
We've all seen the news. Migration is a contentious subject right now, with politicians sadly promising to "stop the boats". We want the UK to be a safe place for those who need one most. Our focus is climate justice. The climate crisis is already forcing people to flee their homes due to flood and… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists on Climate Migration
Leeds Craftivists have been working with campaigners and community groups across Leeds on improving Water Quality since April of this year, and it has been so inspiring to see just how much support there is for this campaign. Raw sewage was dumped into our rivers and seas 398,000 times in 2022 alone, creating a serious… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Water Quality Showcase
Leeds Craftivists are delighted to share that as a result of their campaign highlighting the lack of biodiversity in Leeds city centre, Leeds City Council have granted permission for wildflowers to be planted at various sites across the city centre. As our city has developed, Leeds Craftivists (a community of Leeds Sanctuary) noticed that there… Continue reading City buzzing thanks to successful Craftivism campaign
In this week's episode, Anna talks to Kirsty Tucker, Community Leader of Plastic Free North West Leeds, to discuss Water Quality. Kirsty shares her own journey of campaigning on this topic and why our Leeds Craftivists campaign on this topic really matters. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/justice-water-quality/s-pIkUv9owwjJ?si=a485ee6668964a1c819a34f865aa461f&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing This link will go live on Thursday 25 May. Additional links:Plastic Free… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice – Water Quality
Following the success of “Night Vision” back in February, we are delighted to share that we’ll be co-hosting another sketch walk later this month with colleagues at Leeds Church Institute and Sketch Club Social. The walk will begin outside our office on 43 The Calls (LS2 7EY) at 5.30pm on Thursday 25 May, with Yusef… Continue reading You asked for it – warmer weather Sketch Walk!
We are really pleased to be hosting a space as part of "Dying Matters Week", organised by Full Circle Funerals. We will be creating an interactive retreat space at Headingley Methodist Church (LS6 3HZ) on Thursday 11 May from 3pm - 6pm, where you can work your way through a series of five stations exploring… Continue reading Creating space to explore grief
Written by Emma Temple, Leeds Craftivists Earth is 70% water. Humans are 60% water. Water is vital to life on this planet, and we urgently need to keep our waterways clean and thriving for the ecosystems they support. Image by Rebecca Campbell on Unsplash Here in the UK, we’re not taking care of our waterways… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists won’t water down the truth about sewage pollution!
Thank you so much for visiting this page! This toolkit should help you to plant some native wildflowers wherever you live or work. Native wildflowers are the best home and food source for the numerous species of native bees and other pollinators, therefore we want as many native wildflowers growing in Leeds and especially the… Continue reading Make a Bee Haven