Events

There’s a lot going on around here. These events can help you learn about new issues, organise with like minded people or just have some fun! And if you want to tell us about something we’ve missed, log in and post a comment on this page.

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Please note – some events will also be ‘actions’ i.e. demonstrations, pickets, letter-writing, stunts, direct action etc. So if that’s just what you’re looking for, head over to the action page.

11 entries were found


Sat 2/12/17   19:00

Silent Art Auction

A wonderful evening of music, art and food in aid of Greenpeace/Frack Free Leeds and Healthy Air Leeds. Aswell as great music from NIcky Bray, Bird Man Stone, Maria Sandle and Luna Calling local storyteller Matthew Bellwood will also be joining us for a festive tale or two

Event organised by Greenpeace Leeds


Wed 20/12/17   10:30

Fusion Café Extra

Celebrate the end of the 2017 festive period with friends and loved ones! Organised by the Black Health Initiative

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Sun 24/12/17   13:00

Festive Angel

‘Young or old, loneliness doesn’t discriminate... it is something many of us could easily help with.’ Festive Angel will work to address the impact loneliness has on so many different sections of society. It will focus on the positive action we can all take to recognise it, build connections and help ourselves and/or others.

Event organised by Angel of Youths


Tue 9/1/18   19:00

The Price of Wellbeing and the Costs of Cutting Corners

A presentation and follow-up discussion on: What makes us mentally, emotionally and spiritually well, as individuals, communities and societies – how do we look after ourselves and one another? What conversely brings us to mental distress, particularly in times of precarity and economic constraint? The availability and affordability of resources for good mental health and wellbeing Organised responses to austerity within the mental health professions and mental health groups Grass roots solutions for wellbeing including non-medical approaches Celebrating compassion and acts of kindness

Event organised by Café Economique


Sat 20/1/18   10:00

Permaculture Design Course - Leeds

The Permaculture Design Course (PDC) is a certified and holistic course encompassing a wide range of topics that demonstrate how to work with our ecological and social environment. Participants will gain knowledge and skills to enable them to design and implement the principles of permaculture in the creation of truly sustainable systems that can enable us to live well and with respect for each other and the earth.

Event organised by Leeds Permaculture Network


Sat 3/2/18   09:00

Theatre of the Oppressed

Theatre of the Oppressed is a range of techniques, games and exercises, developed to support the empowerment and liberation of individuals and their communities. It is a way of analysing the power dynamics of our society and our personal relationships, based on the belief that personal problems are social problems.

Event organised by Tidal


Tue 6/2/18   19:00

Economic Fraud in Africa

There is evidence that economic fraud has, in recent years, become routine activity in the economies of both high- and low-income countries. Many business sectors in today's global economy are rife with economic crime. In this talk Dr Jörg Wiegratz argues that that there is a close link between neoliberalism, the major reform programme of our times, and the rise in fraud in so many countries across the world.

Event organised by Café Economique


Thu 8/2/18   10:00

Student Sustainability Conference 2018: Shaping the Future

The University of Leeds’ second Student Sustainability Conference will be taking place on Thursday 8th February, 2018. The overarching theme for this year is ‘Shaping the Future’, bringing students, staff, businesses and members of the public together to experience the diversity of Undergraduate and Postgraduate work which reflect aspects of positive social, economic and environmental development.

Event organised by University of Leeds Sustainability


Tue 6/3/18   19:00

Who Funds the Arts and Why?

The “Arts” empirically defines forms of human learning and creativity. The ethos of this event is that the arts should involve everybody everywhere without exception.

Event organised by Café Economique


Tue 3/4/18   19:00

Councillors and Governing in a Complex Environment

In Britain, central government decides the shape, population, responsibilities, powers and functions of councils in England and the number of elected members a council will have. It is central government which can, and does, abolish councils, or entire layers of local government which lacks even the most basic constitutional protection, including the right to continued existence.

Event organised by Café Economique


Tue 1/5/18   19:30

The Corporate Enclosure of Communications: Contemporary Media and Public life

The last three decades have witnessed an unprecedented concentration of control over public communications in the hands of a diminishing number of mega corporations. Britain has one of the most concentrated newspaper markets in the western world. Television is increasingly controlled by major companies owned offshore.

Event organised by Café Economique