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Ongoing until Thu 7/5/15

Fair 10 Challenge

Finding out where local parliamentary candidates stand on the top ten issues chosen by you – the activists of Leeds.

Lobby organised by Leeds for Change

Ongoing until Wed 12/3/14

Syrian refugees in Leeds

Sign the petition urging Leeds to accept Syrian refugees

Petition organised by One World Leeds

Ongoing until Tue 29/3/16

Thunderclap: Call for Alec Shelbrooke MP to keep Elmet & Rothwell Frack Free

Sign up to this Thunderclap to support the Frack Free LS26 group (part of Frack Free Leeds) in calling for Alec Shelbrooke MP to listen to his constituents and pledge to keep Elmet & Rothwell FRACK FREE.

Action organised by Frack Free Leeds

Sat 5/4/14   12:00

Hands off our Homes demonstration

Fight the bedroom tax one year on

Demo organised by Hands off our Homes

Tue 29/4/14   12:00

Shut down Yarl's Wood protest

Please join us for Tuesday's protest Stop deportations! Shut down detention centres! There have recently been a number of deaths in Yarl's Wood women's detention centre and the UN inspector was blocked from visiting. What are they hiding? We continue to call for this notorious women's detention centre to be shut down. We will also be calling for Afy & her children to be granted asylum. These protests are a great way of meeting & showing solidarity to those forced to sign at Leeds UKBA.

Demo organised by Leeds No Borders

Sat 17/5/14   00:00

Space for Cycling Ride

We're hoping to host a bike ride on Saturday 17th May - time and meeting point to be decided - which will be a family-friendly show of support for the Space4Cycling campaign. Please save the date - we need everyone out on bikes to show the Council they need to make safe Space for Cycling, for everyone, everywhere!

Demo organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign

Fri 4/7/14   10:45

Bikes not Bombs Cycle Ride

A mass cycle ride from Leeds to Menwith Hill for the 'Independence from America Day' demonstrations.

Demo organised by Yorkshire CND

Sat 16/8/14   00:00

People's march for the NHS in Leeds 23rd August

The People's March for the NHS recreating the Jarrow route, coming through Leeds in August

Demo organised by Leeds Keep Our NHS Public

Sun 17/8/14   13:30

Palestine Solidarity event

Palestine Solidarity rally

Demo organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS

Sat 18/10/14   12:00

TUC March against Austerity Oct 18th

Free Transport for Unite Members to Huge Demonstration against austerity.

Demo organised by Unite The Union - Leeds Community Branch

Sat 25/10/14   13:00

Unite against the EDL in Leeds

Counter EDL Demonstration - Sat 25th October, 1pm, West Yorkshire Playhouse Called by Leeds Unite Against Fascism

Demo organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Sat 8/11/14   10:30

Unite against the EDL in Leeds

Unity Vigil - fascist EDL not welcome in Leeds - Don't let the racists divide us! Assemble Saturday 8 November, 10.30am, outside Bodyshop on Leeds Briggate. Called by Leeds Unite Against Fascism https://www.facebook.com/LeedsUniteAgainstFascism?fref=nf www.leedsuaf.org

Action organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Sun 16/11/14   15:30

Leeds Animal Protection Animal Rights Afternoon

Do you care about animals? Leeds Animal Protection is hosting an Animal Rights Afternoon and Film Showing to bring together the people of Leeds who want to create change for animals. There will be cake and vegan food samples, talks by Leeds Animal Protection campaigners and a showing of the award winning documentary, The Ghosts in Our Machine (www.theghostsinourmachine.com). Interested? Join us:

Action organised by Leeds Animal Protection

Sat 6/12/14   12:00

Space for Cycling Ride

Join us for a Magical Space for Cycling experience in Leeds this Christmas! Leeds Cycling Campaign is back to show that there are plenty of people who want to ride their bikes! Bling up your steed with Christmas sparkle, dig out that Santa hat, bring your friends and family to experience Magical Leeds cycling at Christmas!

Action organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign

Sat 7/3/15   13:00

Leeds goes to the Time to Act mobilisation

Following on from the tremendous success of the People’s Climate March in September, on March 7th 2015, the Time to Act on Climate Change march will bring people together again on the streets of London to demand real change and tell politicians seeking election that there is no mandate for climate-wrecking business as usual.

Demo organised by Tidal

Thu 2/4/15   14:00

Fair Ten Challenge: Easter Launch

We're inviting Leeds Central candidates to join us in launching the responses to the Fair Ten Challenge.

Lobby organised by Leeds for Change

Mon 6/4/15   14:30

Consensus Facilitation Workshop/Skill-share Tomorrow!

Skills for facilitating creative decisions within your group

Direct action organised by Green Action Co-operative

Sat 11/4/15   11:00

Stand Up to UKIP Day of Action

Leeds Stand Up to UKIP activists day of action - meet up in Briggate in Leeds City Centre at 11am this Saturday 11 April to counter UKIP's racism and bigotry!

Action organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Sun 12/4/15   13:00

March For Greenbelt

Rawdon and Horsforth communities marching together, with CROSS PARTY support, to raise awareness of the what's at risk from excessive housing overdevelopment of the vital greenbelt countryside which defines our settlements.

Demo organised by Rawdon GREENBELT Action Group

Wed 29/4/15   18:15

Fair Ten LEEDerS Debate

The Fair Ten LEEDerS Debate will be the culmination of the Fair Ten Challenge campaign. We will be inviting one candidate from each party to sit on a panel, tell us in their own words their stance on these questions, and then inviting you to question them on their answers. How will they achieve what they say? Why do they not agree? How will they pursue an agenda in the future?

Lobby organised by Leeds for Change

Sat 2/5/15   11:30

Leeds TUC May Day March and Rally

Leeds TUC March and Rally - with speakers from Syriza and other campaigners, trade unionists and activists Saturday 2 May, 11.30am, assemble 11.30 am Victoria Gardens (outside Leeds City Art Gallery) Organised by Leeds TUC

Demo organised by Socialist Workers Party

Tue 19/5/15   12:15

Protest March - Save Leeds Greenbelt!

Gather in Leeds City Square with banners, peacefully walking up to the Civic Hall to arrive at 1pm. LCC Development Plan Panel meeting starts at 1.30pm. We want to protest our anger at Leeds City Council's announcement to go ahead with controversial plans to build 70,000 new homes in Leeds – with over 15,000 of these to be built on our precious greenbelt land. Worse still, the Council want to build on the greenbelt FIRST!

Demo organised by The Greenbelt Guard

Wed 27/5/15   17:00

End austerity now protest

End Austerity Now protest in Leeds

Demo organised by Socialist Workers Party

Fri 26/6/15   10:00

Public Meeting - LCC Development Plans Panel - Housing on Greenbelt

As many Leeds residents as possible are urged to attend a meeting to remind the Council of your strength of feeling on the subject of excessive, over-ambitious housing target for Leeds - National Statistics suggest 45,000 are needed, but Leeds want 70,000 - 25,000 on the rural fringes of the city. LCC, our employees, have been shown nothing but fairness and reason over the last three years by communities appealing to them to be heard - resulting in... nothing.

Action organised by The Greenbelt Guard

Sat 27/6/15   11:00

Amnesty - Stop Torture Street Action

One day on from Amnesty International UK's - Stop Torture Day - we're taking to the streets of Leeds City Center to campaign against one of the most abhorrent sets of practices people can do to people. Also focusing on stopping the trade in torture equipment. Please stop by to say hello, maybe spend a little time in a cage or even buy a shiny new set of thumbscrews...

Demo organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group

Sun 19/7/15   16:00

They All Have Names - with Vasiliki Scurfield

We warmly invite you to join us for a petition and letter signing event with Vasiliki Scurfield. Vasiliki's son Kosta became the first UK volunteer with the Kurdish YPG to die fighting ISIS in Syria. This event is part of her defiant #stopisiscampaign demanding decisive support and direct aid for the people's struggle against ISIS and for autonomy and self-determination.

Letter-writing organised by Leeds Friends of Rojava

Sun 26/7/15   19:00

A Vigil for Gaza

On Sunday 26th July we will be holding a Vigil for Gaza. To let them know that we have not forgotten. To let them know that they are not alone. We will lay flowers and tributes. We will light candles. There will be eulogies and commemorations. We will dance the Palestinian national dance, the Dubke. We will speak of hope for the future. And we will fly the Palestinian flag, proud and free.

Demo organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS

Sat 12/9/15   12:00

Refugees Are Welcome Here Day of Action

As part of the National Day of Action organised by Stand Up to Racism and others there will be a protest at 12 noon on Briggate, Leeds City Centre outside the Bodyshop on Saturday 12 September - all welcome - bring placards and trade union banners etc for more details see the facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/events/954034927986109/

Demo organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Tue 29/9/15   00:00

Show your opposition to fracking - respond to the public consultation on habitats

Respond to the government's habitats consultation to show local opposition to fracking

Action organised by Frack Free Leeds

Sat 17/10/15   15:00

Refugees welcome here - Leeds rally

Refugees welcome here rally - called by Leeds Stand Up to Racism

Demo organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Fri 20/11/15   18:30

Flashmob Choir- Keep Our NHS Public

Come along and help form the flash mob choir with the help of Frances Bernstein- we want to add politics, fun and music to our campaign. You do not need to be a singer or feel you will be on your own. From the Red Flag to Political adaptations of well know songs- we are sure you will enjoy the event.

Action organised by Leeds Keep Our NHS Public

Sat 28/11/15   12:00

Don't Bomb Syria protest

Don't bomb Syria protest

Demo organised by Socialist Workers Party

Sat 28/11/15   13:00

Leeds People's March for Climate Justice, Jobs and hope

Leeds climate demonstration. Floods, typhoons and droughts are already impacting many millions of people, both here and abroad. This humanitarian crisis affects those who have done the least to create the problem, and if nothing is done it will affect us all. Assemble 13:00 onwards at Leeds Minister March moves 14:00 around Leeds City Centre Rally at 15:00 at Leeds City Square

Demo organised by Tidal

Sun 29/11/15   07:00

Leeds goes to London - The People's March for Climate, Justice and Jobs

Join us for the biggest climate march ever planned in the UK. As politicians set off for the Paris climate talks, our demands need to be ringing in their ears. No to dirty energy; yes to renewables and climate jobs; justice for those affected by climate change.

Demo organised by Tidal

Mon 30/11/15   18:00

Nigel Farage is not welcome in Leeds

Protest outside UKIP's Leeds rally with Nigel Farage

Lobby organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Sat 5/12/15   11:30

Lobby of 'Bomber Benn'

Leeds Coalition Against the War have called a Lobby of Leeds Central Labour MP Hilary Benn - this will take place on Saturday 5th December 11.30 am “The Vale Tunstall Road, Just Off Dewsbury Road Beeston LS11 5JF.

Lobby organised by Socialist Workers Party

Sat 12/12/15   12:30

Stop Bombing Syria - Leeds Coalition Against the War rally

Stop Bombing Syria - Leeds Coalition Against the War rally

Demo organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War

Wed 27/1/16   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds January 2016 - Cohousing with ShangriLeeds

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for those working in, or having an interest in the environment and environmental issues

Action organised by Green Drinks Leeds

Fri 12/2/16   11:30

Trident comes to Town

We'll be flyering with the Yorkshire CND Trident missile for the Leeds coaches down to London.

Action organised by Leeds CND

Sat 20/2/16   12:00

Rage Against War

Join our local Stop the War Coalition group; in partnership with InnerCityMiracle, Leeds Coalition Against the War, on Saturday the 20th of February to protest the air strikes in Syria and call for the scrapping of Trident. We are assembling at 12noon Leeds City Art Gallery - then we'll march until 14:00 and then make our way to the Fenton pub for live music, speakers, raffle and more!

Action organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War

Sat 27/2/16   12:00

Stop Trident national demonstration

Join us to say No to government plans to buy a new system at a cost of £100 billion. Parliament will be voting on this in 2016. So this is urgent – we can't delay.

Demo organised by Leeds CND

Sat 12/3/16   13:30

Surround #YarlsWood demonstration: Detention Centres SHUT THEM DOWN!

In the month of International Womens Day we will be returning to Yarl's Wood in force to demand that ALL the women are freed, Yarl's Wood is SHUT DOWN and ALL detention Centres are closed once and for all!

Demo organised by Leeds No Borders

Sat 19/3/16   07:00

Refugees Welcome Here - national demonstration

Refugees Welcome Here national demonstration in London - Leeds transport available

Demo organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Sat 16/4/16   11:30

Yorkshire March for the NHS

Yorkshire March for the NHS - Saturday 16 April, 11.30 Leeds City Art Gallery

Demo organised by Socialist Workers Party

Wed 27/4/16   17:30

Film night (Poverty Inc.) at Leeds Uni

Film showing and post-film discussion organised by Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) with The Global Native (Leeds-based NGO) – all welcome – admission £5 (costs help contribute towards The Global Native’s development work in Zimbabwe).

Action organised by The Global Native

Sat 30/4/16   11:30

Leeds TUC May Day rally and demonstration

Saturday 30 April – Leeds TUC May Day rally and demonstration – assemble 11.30 am Victoria Gardens, Headrow, LS1 5RL – speakers include Tim Roache, General Secretary of GMB and Richard Burgon MP Organised by Leeds Trades Union Council

Demo organised by Socialist Workers Party

Thu 23/6/16   18:00

Bikes without Borders! Critical mass during Refugee Week

No Borders Leeds and Leeds Critical Mass team up for bikes without borders! There will be a bit of a party & food share afterwards too, please bring a dish/food if you can. If you have a spare bike you can lend or donate to people seeking asylum please get in touch with No Borders Leeds via the facebook event.

Action organised by Leeds No Borders

Thu 14/7/16   18:00

It STOPS TODAY - Leeds Black Lives Matter March

#ITSTOPSTODAY presents a #BlackLivesMatterLeeds March. We stand in Solidarity with our Brothers and Sisters murdered by the Hands of Police Brutality all over the world.

Demo organised by Angel of Youths

Sat 17/9/16   12:00

Refugees and migrants welcome in Leeds rally

Refugees and migrants welcome in Leeds - rally organised by Leeds Stand Up to Racism

Action organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Mon 26/9/16   19:00

The After Glow

We invite you on a journey, to give you that sundown summer feeling and experience an alternative to other club nights, with an alcohol and drug free event to ignite the senses, develop connections and, well...party!

Action organised by InnerSense Guru

Sun 20/11/16   15:00

Film Screening - Eternity and a Day

Eternity and a Day - Film Screening. Part of Amnesty Leeds Group's "Human Rights, Human Wrongs" monthly human rights film series.

Action organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group

Fri 20/1/17   12:00

Oppose Trump - protest the inauguration

Protest at Trump's inauguration in Leeds Friday 20 January - 12 noon - Parkinson Steps (called by Leeds Stand Up to Racism and supported by Leeds Coalition Against the War and other groups), University of Leeds - all welcome https://www.facebook.com/events/1899826330237163/ Friday 20 January - 5pm, Dortmund Square (off Headrow) - called by various groups and campaigns across Leeds Saturday 21 January - There is also a Women Against Trump protest in solidarity with the London March - meet 12 noon, Briggate Leeds

Demo organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Sat 4/2/17   12:00

Leeds Rally and March against Trump

Leeds Rally and March - Resist Trump #NoMuslimBan – Saturday 4 February, 12 noon, Leeds City Art Gallery / Victoria Gardens

Demo organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Fri 3/3/17   19:00

The Future of Peace and Disarmament

Fabian Hamilton MP was recently made the 'Shadow Minister for Peace & Disarmament'. He will be discussing how he envisages the role and obstacles he faces.

Lobby organised by Yorkshire CND

Sat 29/4/17   11:30

Leeds TUC May Day march and rally

Leeds TUC May Day march and rally - Assemble 11.30am Saturday 29 April – Leeds City Art Gallery, Victoria Gardens

Demo organised by Socialist Workers Party

Thu 15/6/17   12:00

Clean Air Action Day

Action day

Demo organised by Healthy Air Leeds

Wed 16/8/17   17:00

Leeds solidarity vigil after fascist terror in Charlottesville

Leeds Solidarity Vigil after the fascist terror in Charlottesville - Wednesday 16 August, from 5pm outside Leeds City Art Gallery -  Supported by Leeds Unite Against Fascism / Leeds Black Lives Matter / Leeds Stand Up To Trump / Leeds Stand Up To Racism

Action organised by Stand Up to UKIP

Sat 2/9/17   12:00

Fascist EDL not welcome in Bradford and Keighley

Oppose the fascist EDL in Bradford and Keighley - Saturday 2 September

Demo organised by Stand Up to UKIP