Justice, Leeds Sanctuary

The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice and Biodiversity

As part of the launch of the new Leeds Craftivists campaign on Biodiversity, Anna was joined by Grace Hills, a permaculture artist and one of the Craftivists' leaders, living in North Leeds. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/justice-justice-and-biodiversity?si=e143792b7d2541fd960562f319ca0c51&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing We are thankful to Grace for sharing some of her learning and views on Biodiversity, and especially for her openness in sharing… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice and Biodiversity

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Leeds Craftivists make blanket statement

We’re so excited to share that Leeds Craftivists have completed their first quarterly campaign for 2022/ 23, on the topic of the Cost of Living Crisis. True to form, the Craftivists aimed to create something hopeful and impactful, which in this case was a blanket. The group received 150 unique blanket squares from people attending… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists make blanket statement

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Leeds Craftivists: Cost of Living Campaign

This Autumn/Winter the Leeds Craftivists are campaigning on the Cost of Living Crisis. We will be asking for a sustainable, reliable future by asking for more investment in renewable energy. To find out more about why this is our "ask", watch this video of Alice Garvey from our campaign launch: If you want to take… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Cost of Living Campaign

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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

Flourishing, Leeds Sanctuary

Everyday Sacrament: Book Launch Podcast

We are so delighted to be able to share with you some of the more formal aspects of our book launch a couple of weeks ago, in podcast form! https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/everyday-sacrament-launch This recording includes an interview with Shaeron Caton Rose, the author and curator of the images, about the process of writing the book; and some… Continue reading Everyday Sacrament: Book Launch Podcast

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Leeds Craftivists: The Sunflower Campaign

This year Leeds Craftivists are asking you to make Sunflowers for Climate Justice! We are focusing on the injustices felt around the world that are caused or made worse by Climate Change. Why a Sunflower?The sunflower has become a symbol of Climate Justice. This is because they are a hopeful symbol - they follow the… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: The Sunflower Campaign

Flourishing, Leeds Sanctuary

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

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Leeds Craftivists: Food Waste and Climate Justice

In April, the Leeds Craftivists met to explore the topic of Food Waste. We watched a video of Leeds Food Waste legend Adam Smith who founded the Real Junk Food Project. You can watch the video here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcwCt_8pXb4 We then had a wonderful discussion about the complexities of food waste, projects we are involved with,… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Food Waste and Climate Justice