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Thu 1/1/70   01:00

Monthly get-together

Join us for our informal planning meeting to support the ongoing Oceans campaign, plus campaigning at local and national summer festivals.

Event organised by Greenpeace Leeds


Sat 22/2/14   13:00

Social Media Workshop for Activists and Campaigners

A half day workshop on using social media for grassroots campaigning, run by Greenpeace online campaigner, Pete Speller.

Event organised by Tidal


Wed 26/2/14   18:00

Ben Little talking on politics and parties

Discussion about politics and power

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Thu 6/3/14   17:00

Community energy organising session

A get-together to think more about how to start a Community Energy Co-op here in Leeds.

Event organised by Leeds Fuel Poverty Action


Thu 6/3/14   18:00

LFPA Spring social

A great opportunity to chat to the group informally if you are thinking about getting involved. Or if you'd like to just come along and have some stimulating discussion about fuel poverty or community energy, this is your night!

Event organised by Leeds Fuel Poverty Action


Sat 22/3/14   10:30

Coffee morning

Come along for free bacon sarnies, advice on fighting the bedroom tax and saving money on your bills as well as good chat about what to do about it in Seacroft.

Event organised by Leeds Fuel Poverty Action


Wed 26/3/14   18:00

Bea Campbell on the end of equality

Renowned feminist Bea Campbell is promoting her new book analysing the illusion that women's equality has been achieved at the Taking Soundings meeting on 26th March.

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Tue 1/4/14   18:30

Leeds Friends of the Earth monthly meeting

Monthly meeting

Event organised by Leeds Friends of the Earth


Sat 5/4/14   12:00

Hands off our Homes demonstration

Fight the bedroom tax one year on

Action Event organised by Hands off our Homes


Wed 9/4/14   15:00

Neoliberalism and Credit: Lecture by Matthew Sparkes

This lecture will outline the policy changes that led to the expansion of credit from the 1980s onwards and present the political and economic reasons driving this expansion, in order to show that credit became utilised by a group of elites to reinvigorate a competitive capitalism that allowed profits to flourish once again.

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Wed 16/4/14   19:00

Beyond Europe? A discusion with the German group ums Ganze.

A discussion on the prospects for creating European wide social movements and struggles.

Event organised by Plan C


Thu 17/4/14   19:15

John Maclean - Red Clydesider

In a year in which we commemorate the First World War and also debate the question of Scottish independence, John Maclean is a figure from working class history who can speak to us today. This meeting will highlight his power as an orator and organiser, and the tensions between revolutionary internationalism and Scottish nationalism in his activities.

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Tue 22/4/14   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds - Eco-fair: Behind the scenes

Eco-Fair is an annual business expo which takes place in Leeds. This year 1,000 delegates will attend on the 22nd May. 80% will go away from the show inspired to make changes in their business.

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Sat 26/4/14   13:00

Up Spark! Electronics Workshop

Ever wanted to learn more about electronics? Already know plenty, but want to borrow some equipment for a project you're working on? Just want to show off the cool bleeping things you've made? Think circuit boards look totally rad? Then come to an electronics workshop!

Event organised by Wharf Chambers


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.

Action Event organised by Leeds No Borders


Thu 1/5/14   07:15

The Politics of Mental Health

Public meeting on capitalism and mental health

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sat 3/5/14   10:00

Space for Cycling Campaigners’ Conference

The national Space for Cycling campaign is calling on councils across the country to improve quality of life for all, by making our streets and roads safe and inviting for everyone to cycle, regardless of their ability or age. Join us for a day of workshops for local campaigners working on Space for Cycling. Organised by CTC.

Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


Sat 3/5/14   11:30

Leeds May Day march and rally

May Day march and rally

Event organised by Unite The Union - Leeds Community Branch


Sat 3/5/14   19:00

Remember Oluwale Fundraiser

Cultural event with Virtual Migrants, Angel of Youths, DJ Saiqa, Nigerian+Vietnamese+Indian food, arts/crafts, stalls and some very short speeches

Event organised by Remember Oluwale


Wed 7/5/14   19:30

European Election Hustings on International Development

Hustings Event with candidates from major parties contesting the European Elections. The focus for the event is International Development. There is no need to book and no charge.

Event organised by Global Justice Leeds


Thu 8/5/14   18:00

Revolution Under Siege? Anti-Imperialism and the Left’s Response to Syria

Leeds Friends of Syria and LUU Revolutionary Socialists are organising a joint platform discussion on the topic of imperialism and the Syrian revolution

Event organised by Leeds Friends of Syria


Sat 10/5/14   11:00

Legal observer training

legal observer training

Event organised by Leeds GBC


Tue 13/5/14   19:00

'Where next for the Millennium Development Goals ( MDGs) post 2015?' ,

Talk on the progress to date of the Millenium Development Goals and where we might go from here.

Event organised by Leeds Oxfam Group


Wed 14/5/14   18:00

LPN May Social: Permaculture and Education

LPN's monthly social

Event organised by Leeds Permaculture Network


Thu 15/5/14   20:00

Leeds Tidal presents Reason Breeds Monsters and The Monkeywrenchers

A night of political unrest from the UK's first agit-swing troupe and Leeds's own hillbilly punk troublemakers. All funds raised going to Tidal.

Event organised by Tidal


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!

Action Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


Tue 27/5/14   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds May 2014 - CityConnect: a cycle superhighway for Leeds & Bradford

May's Green Drinks Leeds invites Alison Pilling and Ginny Leonard from the CityConnect cycle superhighway team to talk about the project, and invite you to have your say as part of the consultation

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Thu 29/5/14   19:15

Fight racism, fight UKIP, fight to end austerity

Former socialist councillor Michael Lavalette will be speaking on how we can organise to stop UKIP in the aftermath of the European elections

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Mon 2/6/14   18:30

Greenpeace monthly get -together

Come along to our super June monthly meeting. There's opportunities for everyone and lots of good green discussions over tea or beer at Wharf Street Cooperative Club.

Event organised by Greenpeace Leeds


Thu 5/6/14   19:15

Tiananmen Square: Another China is Possible

Twenty five years after the Tiananmen Square rebellion and massacre - is another China possible today? Public meeting organised by Leeds SWP Thursday 5 June, 7.15pm, upstairs in West Riding Pub, 38 Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 2DJ All welcome

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Fri 6/6/14   10:00

Listening Campaign training for Leeds Citizens' groups

2-day training - reps from member groups will learn how to develop a team within their group to run the first Leeds listening campaign in the run-up to the Delegates Assembly in November 2014

Event organised by Leeds Citizens


Tue 10/6/14   19:00

‘ Raising her Voice’

A talk about an Oxfam project designed to give poorer women a greater say in decision making, including a Nepalese cast study.

Event organised by Leeds Oxfam Group


Wed 11/6/14   18:00

The rise of right-wing populism

Explaining the rise of UKIP and similar parties in Europe

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Wed 11/6/14   18:30

LPN June Social: food waste in Leeds with The Real Junk Food Project (and a tour of uni Sustainability Garden)

For people interested in learning about & using permaculture in Leeds to transform our local environment & living spaces. We are an open network with no joining fee or official membership, and everyone is welcome.

Event organised by Leeds Permaculture Network


Fri 13/6/14   14:00

Design Picnic

Fun, hands-on event to explore ideas for the development of the soon-to-be-sold Social Services site at the junction of Roundhay Rd and Barrack Rd.

Event organised by Chapeltown Cohousing


Fri 13/6/14   17:00

City of Sanctuary Clothes Swap Party

A free event! Bring good quality clothes, books and toys to swap or just come along! Learn more about City of Sanctuary and meet people involved in the movement.

Event organised by Leeds City of Sanctuary


Thu 19/6/14   18:45

Human Rights under Israeli occupation

Dr Ishai Menuchin - against the Israeli occupation of Palestine; for human rights

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Sat 21/6/14   10:00

Wrongmove Fracking Event

Meet at the Lakeside cafe in Roundhay Park to engage with the public on the issues surrounding Fracking. Fracking threatens not only our climate, but also our countryside and water, and most experts agree it won’t do anything to bring down energy bills.

Event organised by Greenpeace Leeds


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.

Action Event organised by Yorkshire CND


Tue 8/7/14   18:00

Unite the Resistance forum

Leeds Unite the Resistance forum: Tuesday 8 July Britain Needs a Pay Rise, Britain Needs a Pay Strike! Tuesday 8 July, 6pm Leeds Met University Lecture Theatre 2 Leslie Silver Building Woodhouse Lane Leeds West Yorkshire LS1 3ES Speakers from: UCU, Unite, Unison, GMB, NUT, PCS, FBU, plus strikers at Care UK and Optare fighting back for fair pay - come and join militants from across the unions taking action on 10 July - and help build the mass strike against Tory austerity!

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Thu 10/7/14   11:30

Leeds Strike, March and Rally!

Support the mass strike on 10 July - fight for fair pay, fair pensions, decent jobs and education, stop the cuts in public services Assemble 11.30 am, Victoria Gardens outside Leeds City Art Gallery, on Thursday 10 July March off 12 noon Called by Leeds TUC

Event organised by Unite The Union - Leeds Community Branch


Wed 23/7/14   19:00

Green Drinks Leeds July 2014 - Great Green Treasure & Scavenger Hunt

For the second of our "Green Drinks Summer" events, we're going on a treasure and scavenger hunt at St. George's Field at the University of Leeds, with prizes for the best treasure hunters It's suitable for everyone, so please feel free to bring your children along Afterwards, we will go to the Old Bar the University Union for green banter

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Mon 11/8/14   18:00

Leeds BDS - Sainsbury's campaign planning

Following an exciting first workshop on 5th August, Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions is launched! We are focusing on three targets with working groups for each one: G4S, Leeds City Council, Coca Cola and Sainsbury's. The Sainsbury's working group are getting started straight away and are planning an action on Saturday 16th August. This meeting will plan the details of the action - where to go, what to do and how to make it creative. Come along and get involved!

Event organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS


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

Action Event organised by Leeds Keep Our NHS Public


Sun 17/8/14   13:30

Palestine Solidarity event

Palestine Solidarity rally

Action Event organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS


Wed 27/8/14   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds August 2014 - Green Architecture Walk

Our final "Green Drinks Summer" event is a walk around Central Leeds discussing green and sustainable buildings with Jonathan Lindh of LEDA and Green Drinks Leeds joint coordinator Anzir Boodoo

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Wed 24/9/14   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds September 2014 - Citizen Cycle Audit + Change the Worldview, Change the World

Join us as we undertake a Citizen Cycle Audit with World Streets Online, then join Schumacher North for an evening with ecological poet Drew Dellinger

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Wed 1/10/14   18:00

After the Scottish Referendum - what next?

open discussion for people interested in radical politics

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Wed 1/10/14   18:30

LPN Oct social: Project Rebuild Gaza Sustainably

LPN's monthly social - this month all about Project Rebuild Gaza Sustainably

Event organised by Leeds Permaculture Network


Fri 10/10/14   18:00

Arctic Sunrise Gig

Join Greenpeace in an evening of music. Raise money to refit the Arctic Sunrise ship - Greenpeace's only ice breaker.

Event organised by Greenpeace Leeds


Thu 16/10/14   18:00

Black politics and feminism (Black History Month)

Dr Shirley Tate and Dr Robin Bunce will lead discussions on black politics and feminism. Dr Tate on Michelle Obama and Dr Bunce on Darcus Howe and Black Power.

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Sat 18/10/14   12:00

TUC March against Austerity Oct 18th

Free Transport for Unite Members to Huge Demonstration against austerity.

Action Event 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

Action Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Tue 28/10/14   19:00

Ecological Pilgrimage: Towards a deep conversation with the Earth

A Talk and Discussion with Peter Reason How can we fashion an adequate response to the devastating and unsustainable impact of human activities on the biosphere? Significant change toward sustainability requires a fundamental shift in our sense of who we humans are in relation to the planet that sustains us.

Event organised by Schumacher North


Mon 3/11/14   19:00

Leeds Cycling Campaign Meeting

Join Leeds Cycling Campaign for our regular monthly campaign meeting. We meet at the Adelphi pub. All are welcome, including those who are not yet Leeds Cycling Campaign members, with the campaigning part of the meeting starting at 7pm. Check our website for more information and to find out what's planned for this month's meeting. Hope to see you there!

Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


Thu 6/11/14   18:30

LPN Nov social: ‘Building on the soil’ with Henry Fisher

Join us for LPN's November social - 'Building on the soil' with Henry Fisher

Event organised by Leeds Permaculture Network


Sat 8/11/14   09:00

Leeds for Change Presents... Summat New!

Join us for the launch of Leeds for Change - hub website! Over 20 Workshops | Guest speaker panels | Art | Film | Music | Food | Kids Space | Comedy Get connected, share skills and join in action for change, with a day of guest speaker panels, workshops hosted by groups from Leeds and further afield, films, singing and lots in between for all ages!

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Sat 8/11/14   10:15

Easy Riders

Easy Riders is our easy bike ride, every Saturday starting from Roundhay Road main car park at the junction of Princes Avenue and Lidgett Park Road. Each ride is around 12 - 15 miles at a very relaxed pace; no-one is left behind and there's a cafe stop during or at the end of the ride. Children are welcome as long as they are competent riders and are accompanied by an adult. If you're going to ride with us regularly, you'll need to join Leeds Cycling Campaign, but you're welcome to come along once or twice to see whether you like it.

Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


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 Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Sat 8/11/14   16:00

Impact! How to Build an Inclusive Campaign

Aiming to provide and informative and hands on approach to some of the key issues in Equality and Diversity and Disability awareness today, through a mix of talks and group activities. Taking this, participants will then be able to explore these ideas further by creating their own campaigns, focusing on developing a successful impact assessment, during the session


Sat 15/11/14   10:15

Easy Riders

Easy Riders is our easy bike ride, every Saturday starting from Roundhay Road main car park at the junction of Princes Avenue and Lidgett Park Road. Each ride is around 12 - 15 miles at a very relaxed pace; no-one is left behind and there's a cafe stop during or at the end of the ride. Children are welcome as long as they are competent riders and are accompanied by an adult. If you're going to ride with us regularly, you'll need to join Leeds Cycling Campaign, but you're welcome to come along once or twice to see whether you like it.

Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


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 Event organised by Leeds Animal Protection


Sat 22/11/14   10:15

Easy Riders

Easy Riders is our easy bike ride, every Saturday starting from Roundhay Road main car park at the junction of Princes Avenue and Lidgett Park Road. Each ride is around 12 - 15 miles at a very relaxed pace; no-one is left behind and there's a cafe stop during or at the end of the ride. Children are welcome as long as they are competent riders and are accompanied by an adult. If you're going to ride with us regularly, you'll need to join Leeds Cycling Campaign, but you're welcome to come along once or twice to see whether you like it.

Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


Sat 22/11/14   11:00

Working together to oppose racism & the threat of the right

Open meeting to plan strategy together, share ideas and support each others events

Event organised by Leeds No Borders


Wed 26/11/14   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds November 2014 - Sustainable Shareholder Value: When Greed is Good

Think Green? Drink Green at Green Drinks Leeds, part of the global Green Drinks network of almost 700 cities in over 60 countries

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Sat 29/11/14   10:15

Easy Riders

Easy Riders is our easy bike ride, every Saturday starting from Roundhay Road main car park at the junction of Princes Avenue and Lidgett Park Road. Each ride is around 12 - 15 miles at a very relaxed pace; no-one is left behind and there's a cafe stop during or at the end of the ride. Children are welcome as long as they are competent riders and are accompanied by an adult. If you're going to ride with us regularly, you'll need to join Leeds Cycling Campaign, but you're welcome to come along once or twice to see whether you like it.

Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


Sat 29/11/14   14:00

Rebooting Schumacher North

A General Meeting and facilitated workshop to explore new directions and ways forward for Schumacher North

Event organised by Schumacher North


Wed 3/12/14   18:30

Leeds Stand Up to UKIP organising meeting

Organising meeting

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


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 Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


Sat 6/12/14   19:30

Sing-Along-A-Sprawl

Love, light, and laughter a plenty.

Event organised by Urban Sprawl CIC


Tue 9/12/14   18:30

9th December - 2nd Leeds CND meeting

This is only the second meeting of the newly reformed Leeds CND group. Please share and invite far and wide. New faces are always welcome!

Event organised by Leeds CND


Tue 9/12/14   19:00

Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions end of year meal

Come join Leeds BDS with some tasty Lebanese food! We've swapped our final meeting of the year with a lovely meal at Albaba restaurant.

Event organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS


Thu 11/12/14   19:00

Capitalism = war, racism and inequality - what is the socialist alternative?

Socialist Worker Public meeting on how capitalism means war, racism and inequality - and the case for the socialist alternative to this barbaric system.

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sat 13/12/14   10:15

Easy Riders

Easy Riders is our easy bike ride, every Saturday starting from Roundhay Road main car park at the junction of Princes Avenue and Lidgett Park Road. Each ride is around 12 - 15 miles at a very relaxed pace; no-one is left behind and there's a cafe stop during or at the end of the ride. Children are welcome as long as they are competent riders and are accompanied by an adult. If you're going to ride with us regularly, you'll need to join Leeds Cycling Campaign, but you're welcome to come along once or twice to see whether you like it.

Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


Sat 20/12/14   10:15

Easy Riders

Easy Riders is our easy bike ride, every Saturday starting from Roundhay Road main car park at the junction of Princes Avenue and Lidgett Park Road. Each ride is around 12 - 15 miles at a very relaxed pace; no-one is left behind and there's a cafe stop during or at the end of the ride. Children are welcome as long as they are competent riders and are accompanied by an adult. If you're going to ride with us regularly, you'll need to join Leeds Cycling Campaign, but you're welcome to come along once or twice to see whether you like it.

Event organised by Leeds Cycling Campaign


Wed 7/1/15   18:30

Stand Up to UKIP meeting

Organising meeting

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Wed 7/1/15   18:30

LPN Jan social: ‘Beyond button mushrooms – amazing feats of a fungal nature’, with Sam Lawson

Join us for LPN's first social of 2015 for a fungi-filled evening!

Event organised by Leeds Permaculture Network


Tue 13/1/15   19:00

First Leeds BDS meeting of 2015!

New Year's resolution to join the massive Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement? This is your chance!

Event organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS


Mon 19/1/15   17:30

Raising the profile of global & social justice issues this general election

Love it or hate it, the general election is coming on 7th May 2015. So what should we do about it? It's a time when lots of people will be talking politics and deciding what kind of future they want to vote for, so let's make the most of this opportunity.

Event organised by Tidal


Tue 20/1/15   19:30

Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS

Come and pit your wits for PAFRAS on the 3rd Tuesday of every month! This fantastic charity will receive 90% of the profits of this event. Bring a team, or come solo if your mates are busy and we'll link you into an existing team - we're a friendly bunch :-)

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 21/1/15   18:00

Oswald Mosley's relevance to British politics today

What can we learn from Oswald Mosley and his British Union of Fascists?

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Mon 26/1/15   19:00

An Anti-Austerity challenge for the 2015 elections

So no to austerity - yes to an alternative Want an anti-austerity electoral alternative in Leeds? Join the fight back to cuts and come to our public meeting on Monday 26 January at 7pm, Regency Suite, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Briggate, Leeds, LS1 4AE. Supported by Leeds Left Unity, the Trade Union and Socialist Coalition and Alliance for Green Socialism.

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Tue 27/1/15   19:00

Leeds CND Meeting

We'll be meeting to discuss various events and actions coming up in Leeds :)

Event organised by Leeds CND


Tue 27/1/15   19:30

Human Rights Film Night in aid of the Leeds Refugee Forum Hardship Fund

Amnesty Leeds RAS Subgroup invites you to an evening of great human rights films, including a screening of In This World by Michael Winterbottom (Winner of the Golden Bear Award at the 2003 Berlin International Film Festival, the Peace Film Award, a BAFTA, and many other accolades!) together with two short films on topical refugee and asylum issues. Minimum entry fee £2; 90% of profits to the Leeds Refugee Forum Hardship Fund. No tickets required.

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 28/1/15   19:00

A few places still left on the Carbon Conversations Group starting in Headingley

A few places left on the new Carbon Conversations group in Headingley, starting 28th January. Six friendly, practical meetings to help you halve your Carbon Footprint

Event organised by Carbon Conversations Leeds


Wed 28/1/15   19:00

Rethink Trident public meeting

Rethink Trident is an alliance of voices from across civil society, calling for the cancellation of Trident replacement. This is a chance to get together with other local campaigners to make the most of this once in a generation opportunity to scrap Trident.

Event organised by Yorkshire CND


Mon 2/2/15   18:30

Greenpeace February Film Night 'Samsara'

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Event organised by Greenpeace Leeds


Fri 6/2/15   12:45

Non-violent Direct Action and Blockading Training

An introduction to taking non-violent direct action as a tool of effective campaigning for social change. A space to learn about the what, where and how, discuss concerns and potential legal implications and meet campaigners in your local area.

Event organised by Yorkshire CND


Mon 9/2/15   17:30

Friends of Tidal Mid-Winter Social

On Monday 9th February supporters, volunteers, partners and friends of Tidal are invited to a Mid-Winter social downstairs at Ebor Court.

Event organised by Tidal


Sat 14/2/15   10:00

Transitions: exhibition for LGBT History Month

To celebrate LGBT History Month, Inkwell has invited artists from LGB&T communities around the UK to submit work addressing the theme of "Transitions", by selecting an early work and a recent piece from their practice, to show progression and development. The launch event is Friday 13th Feb 5.30-7.30 pm. The exhibition is open Tuesdays - Saturdays 10 am - 5pm, until Tuesday 17th March.

Event organised by Inkwell


Sun 15/2/15   16:00

TTIP Reading Group

The situation on TTIP is developing rapidly. Thanks largely to the hard work of those campaigning against it, public awareness of the deal has risen and various reports have been published assessing its impact. Also, the EU ombudsman recently ordered more transparency into the negotiations which led to some of the negotiating papers being published!

Event organised by Leeds Against TTIP


Tue 17/2/15   19:00

Stand Up to Racism - Stand Up to UKIP

Launch meeting for Leeds Stand Up to UKIP After the Paris shootings, there is an Islamophobic backlash across Europe – and in Britain the ‘poundshop Enoch Powell’ Nigel Farage is hoping that UKIP can capitalise on this rising tide of racism against Muslims to win votes. The urgency of anti-racist unity in the current climate cannot be overstated. The official launch meeting for Leeds Stand Up to UKIP will take place on Tuesday 17 February at 7pm in Leeds Civic Hall – all welcome.

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Tue 17/2/15   19:30

Charity Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS!

Refugee & Asylum-Seeker Subgroup

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 25/2/15   13:30

Palestine / Israel: Where are we and where are we headed?

We are delighted to host the excellent Ruth Edmonds on her UK tour, as part of Israeli Apartheid Week. A rare chance to hear from the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.

Event organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS


Mon 2/3/15   18:30

Results Party: Fair Ten Challenge

The Fair 10 Challenge results party! We have been asking you to vote on the top 10 questions you want answered by MP's standing for election in May. We will be announcing the results of the vote. So come along and find out about the Fair 10 questions we'll be asking in the run up to the General Election.

Event organised by Leeds for Change


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.

Action Event organised by Tidal


Sat 14/3/15   10:15

The Yorkshire Gathering this Saturday 14th in Leeds!

The annual Yorkshire and Humber gathering is your yearly hit of local inspiration, energy, ideas and training from Friends of the Earth. A great opportunity to meet-up, share skills and get excited about the year ahead!

Event organised by Leeds Friends of the Earth


Wed 25/3/15   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds March 2015 - The Road to Zero Carbon: Are we there yet?

Green Drinks Leeds is networking and discussion on all things green, for people working in or interested in anything to do with the environment, part of a global network of almost 700 events in 60 countries

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Sat 28/3/15   16:00

Street Studio photography exhibition

Street Studio – An exhibition of work by photographer Jonathan Turner. Supported by Leeds Inspired, East Street Arts and Inkwell Arts. Over the past year, Jonathan Turner’s Street Studio has been photographing individuals, families and community groups in Chapeltown with the aim of celebrating diversity through portraits of local residents.

Event organised by Inkwell


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.

Action Event 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

Action Event 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 Event 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.

Action Event organised by Rawdon GREENBELT Action Group


Sun 12/4/15   15:00

Facilitation Skill Share @ Grosvenor Mount Glass Houses

Workshop/skill share on the day before eviction at Grosvenor Mount Glass houses

Event organised by Green Action Co-operative


Fri 17/4/15   18:00

Artist talk at Inkwell: Jonathan Turner’s Street Studio

Jonathan Turner will be discussing his Street Studio project: photographic portraits of residents of Chapeltown

Event organised by Inkwell


Sat 18/4/15   08:00

Amnesty International AGM 2015

Open to all members - some concessions available. A car will be going from Leeds. Bookings open until 7th April. Democracy in action and a thoroughly inspiring weekend.

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Tue 21/4/15   19:30

Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS!

Come for an evening of fun and pit your wits for PAFRAS on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. This fantastic charity receives 90% of the profits of these events. Bring a team, or come solo if your mates are busy and we’ll link you into an existing team – we’re a friendly bunch :-) Entry fee £1 per person. £15 cash prize. Donations of unwanted clothing, unopened toiletries and tins/packets of food would also be welcome. Wheelchair access.

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 22/4/15   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds April 2015 - Landscape Architecture for Food

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking, in around 650 cities in over 70 countries, so if you think green, drink green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


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?

Action Event 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

Action Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sat 2/5/15   17:30

Inkwell's May Day exhibition: launch event

Inkwell's annual showcase, featuring exciting new work from Inkwell artists and the Inkwell community.

Event organised by Inkwell


Sat 16/5/15   10:00

Running great workshops with Leeds for Change

This weekend course is for grassroots organisers and activsts to develop the skills and confidence to design and facilitate engaging, participatory and fun workshops.

Event organised by Tidal


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!

Action Event organised by The Greenbelt Guard


Tue 19/5/15   19:30

Amnesty Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS!

Come for an evening of fun and pit your wits for PAFRAS on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. This fantastic charity receives 90% of the profits of these events. Bring a team, or come solo if your mates are busy and we’ll link you into an existing team – we’re a friendly bunch :-) Entry fee £1 per person. £15 cash prize. Donations of unwanted clothing, unopened toiletries and tins/packets of food would also be welcome. Wheelchair access.

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 27/5/15   17:00

End austerity now protest

End Austerity Now protest in Leeds

Action Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Wed 27/5/15   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds May 2015 - Japanese Culture & Sustainability

Green Drinks Leeds is Real Life Social Networking for anyone working in, or interested in, the environment. Think Green? Drink Green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Fri 5/6/15   09:00

Tour de Tidal fundraising bike ride 2015

Join us for a lazily energetic bike ride around the Vale of York over a summer weekend to raise money for Tidal.

Event organised by Tidal


Wed 10/6/15   18:30

Leeds Welfare Fightback

Against sanctions, benefit cuts and work misery. Resisting the tide of government-enforced poverty.

Event organised by Leeds People's Assembly


Wed 10/6/15   19:00

How do we up our game in the next four years?

What do we need to make a more just and sustainable world from here in Leeds? How do we recruit more people to the global justice movement? What do we need for more effective actions? How can we coordinate strategies?

Event organised by Tidal


Tue 16/6/15   18:30

Why you should protest to stop austerity - planning meeting for 20 June protest

Why you should protest to stop austerity - planning meeting for 20 June protest

Event organised by Leeds People's Assembly


Sat 20/6/15   07:00

National Demonstration - End Austerity Now

Transport from Leeds and Wakefield to the national demonstration in London - fight back against the Tory attacks.

Event organised by Leeds People's Assembly


Wed 24/6/15   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds June 2015 - Musings on the Aral Sea, Kazakhstan, by an artist who has paddled in its waters

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone with a personal or professional interest in the environment. Think Green? Drink Green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


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 Event 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...

Action Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 15/7/15   19:00

Food, Global Justice and the UK

Global Justice Leeds is part of Global Justice Now. This was previously known as the World Development Movement. Also in West Yorkshire are Global Justice Bradford and Global Justice Leeds

Event organised by Global Justice Leeds


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.

Action Event organised by Leeds Friends of Rojava


Tue 21/7/15   19:30

Amnesty Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS!

Charity Quiz & Raffle, 3rd Tuesday of every month, in aid of refugee and asylum support charity PAFRAS.

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 22/7/15   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds July 2015 - The SPAM Walk: Sustainable Places and Movement in Central Leeds

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for people working in, or interested in the environment. Think Green? Drink Green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Wed 22/7/15   19:00

Solidarity with Greece: Twinning Against Austerity

Plan C will be hosting Twinning Against Austerity to come and talk about how to give practical solidarity to the movement in Greece by twinning your local group in Britain with a similar one in Greece. Twinning against austerity involves building long-term direct, practical links with communities in Greece facing the brunt of austerity.

Event organised by Plan C


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.

Action Event organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS


Sun 2/8/15   12:30

Join ReachOUT for Leeds Pride 2015!

Join ReachOUT march in Leeds Pride 2015! On the 2nd August we are PROUD to be marching and raising visibility of LGBT+ refugees and asylum seekers in Yorkshire!

Event organised by ReachOUT


Thu 20/8/15   18:00

Organising resistance to the new Fracking Licences threatening Leeds

Meeting to discuss how to respond to the New round of Anti fracking Licenses and how to help build resistance in south Leeds, Pontefract and Wakefield which are now at risk.

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Tue 1/9/15   13:00

Chapel Allerton Art Trail

Inkwell is organising the Chapel Allerton Arts Trail for the third year running, offering local artists a chance to exhibit their art and sculptures in various venues in the heart of Chapel Allerton. Many of the artists from Inkwell have also been selected to take part this year.

Event organised by Inkwell


Fri 11/9/15   18:00

Artists' talk (Chapel Allerton Art Trail)

As part of Chapel Allerton Art Trail, three of the participating artists will be showing images of their work and talking about their practice and influences. Come and listen to local artists Paul Digby, Sarah Thornton and Alan Pergusey on Friday 11th Sept, 6-8pm at Inkwell, 31 Potternewton Lane, LS7 3LW. Free, all welcome. http://www.inkwellarts.org.uk/ 0113 307 0108 Chapel Allerton Art Trail is open 1st - 12th Sept in local venues. More info: http://www.inkwellarts.org.uk/chapel-allerton-arts-trail-2015/

Event organised by Inkwell


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/

Action Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Sun 13/9/15   13:00

Introduction to the IWW - "Your class needs you!"

The National Secretary of the IWW introduces the fighting union, what it stands for and how it is winning victories for the working class - like higher wages for cleaners, permanency for temps and safety at work for fast food workers. We organise so that workers can win for themselves and are not reliant on Union full timers or politicians to fight for them. Come along to this event and find out what the IWW is doing in Europe and around the world, and how you can get involved.

Event organised by Leeds Industrial Workers of the World - IWW


Sat 19/9/15   14:00

INDUCTION FOR NEW INTERPRETERS

Clarity Social Enterprise are currently particularly looking for interpreters for the following languages: Afghan Albanian Bengali Cantonese Fula Korean Lingala Nubian Philipino Polish Pushto Romanian Russian Serbian Tamil Tigrinyan Other languages are also welcome.

Event organised by Clarity Social Enterprise


Wed 23/9/15   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds September 2015 - Being Human on Planet Earth

Green Drinks Leeds is real life Social Networking for anyone interested in or working with environmental issues - Think Green? Drink Green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Thu 24/9/15   19:00

Jeremy Corbyn, Labour and the fight against austerity

Leeds Socialist Workers' Party public meeting - all welcome 'Jeremy Corbyn, Labour and the fighting against austerity' Thursday 24 September, 7pm, Swarthmore Centre, 2-6 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Fri 25/9/15   19:00

Leeds BDS Film Night

In support of The Freedom Theatre Leeds BDS be presenting the film which tells the story of Freedom Theatre - "Arna's Children," which looks at the formation of the company in Jenin Refugee Camp in the West Bank by its founder, Juliano Mer Khamis. This moving story in rendered all the more poignant by the reality that Juliano was murdered outside the theatre in 2011.

Event organised by Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - BDS


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 Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Tue 29/9/15   18:00

Frack Free Leeds Meeting

Organising meeting for Frack Free Leeds

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Thu 1/10/15   18:00

Genera project, Inkwell

Genera 2015 One hundred artists, two exhibitions A contemporary collection of visual arts, responding to the Gott Bequest, a notable collection of 16th – 18th century botanical books and journals housed in Leeds Central Library.

Event organised by Inkwell


Tue 6/10/15   18:15

How to change the world

In 1971, a group of friends sail a boat into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. How To Change the World is a hippie heist movie, the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement, using rare archival footage that brings their extraordinary world to life. - See more at: http://www.jerryrothwell.com/films/features/How_To_Change_The_World#sthash.hc5hUDvu.MY9CdCeu.dpuf

Event organised by Greenpeace Leeds


Tue 6/10/15   19:00

Refugees welcome here - public meeting

Public meeting called by Leeds Stand Up to Racism - 'Refugees welcome here'

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Thu 8/10/15   17:15

The LUCAS Annual Lecture - Wole Soyinka

The Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) Annual Lecture 2015 - Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka – ‘Narcissus and other Pall Bearers: Morbidity as Ideology’

Event organised by Leeds University Centre for African Studies


Thu 8/10/15   18:00

Frack Free Leeds Meeting

Frack Free Leeds organising meeting

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Fri 9/10/15   18:00

Handling conflict workshop

AVP is for everyone who wants to handle conflict and build better relationships. For 20 years we have run friendly, low-cost workshops that can really make a difference. Whether you face difficult situations in the family, on the street, in your workplace or somewhere else, AVP can help.

Our next level one workshop is 9 -11 October at the low cost of £95 (which includes food). We have funding to offer subsidised places so nobody will be turned away for lack of money.

Contact Riley at Leeds@avpbritain.org.uk or 0747 998 2703

Event organised by AVP Leeds


Sat 17/10/15   15:00

Refugees welcome here - Leeds rally

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

Action Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Fri 30/10/15   18:30

Building A Different Story

Building a different story for global justice Shared lunch, workshops, speakers, art, kids space & activities

Event organised by Tidal


Tue 3/11/15   19:00

Stop the Toxic Transatlantic Trade Deals

Global Justice Now National Speaker Tour with an international panel of speakers putting the case against the Transtlantic Trade Deals under negotiation and nearing culmination. Including not only TTIP (Trade and Investment Partnership) but also CETA (EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) and TISA (Trade in Services Agreement)

Event organised by Global Justice Leeds


Sun 8/11/15   15:00

Fracking Public Meeting

Public meeting: Come along to find out more about fracking and the risks it poses to us locally in terms of our health and the environment. Learn how residents in other areas of the UK have successfully kept fracking out of their communities, and what the renewable energy alternatives are.

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Wed 11/11/15   18:00

Thinking about COP21

This is a meeting to think about the COP meetings in Paris in December. Time to reflect on your feelings towards them, and whether, or what you would like to to in response, either in Leeds or in Paris. Meet others who might like to respond similarly. Find out how to get to Paris and have an affinity group, if you do decide to go.

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Thu 12/11/15   18:30

Frack Free Leeds Meeting (Woodlesford)

Come to our next meeting and get involved in organising against fracking in Leeds. This week the meeting will be held at The Old Masons Arms in Woodlesford.

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Sun 15/11/15   13:00

Building a Leeds IWW Tenants Union

Come and join the discussion on how to build a radical tenants union in Leeds.

Event organised by Leeds Industrial Workers of the World - IWW


Tue 17/11/15   18:00

Kill the Tory Trade Union Bill Leeds rally

Leeds TUC rally in defence of trade union rights and against the Tory Trade Union Bill

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Wed 18/11/15   19:00

Concerns of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Leeds

Hear from Rehan Majid of PAFRAS about the concerns of refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds.

Event organised by Global Justice Leeds


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 Event organised by Leeds Keep Our NHS Public


Mon 23/11/15   18:00

West Yorkshire Radical Third Sector Network - monthly meeting

Join in with this recently started network. After our launch meeting in October, now it's decision time. We'll be using this time to discuss further developed proposals for what the network should focus on and make the decisions.

Event organised by Leeds Industrial Workers of the World - IWW


Wed 25/11/15   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds November 2015 - Thinking Global and Acting Local at HSBC

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for people working on environmental issues

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Sat 28/11/15   12:00

Don't Bomb Syria protest

Don't bomb Syria protest

Action Event 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

Action Event 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.

Action Event 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

Action Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Wed 2/12/15   19:00

After the Paris Attacks: The case against war

AFTER THE PARIS ATTACKS: THE CASE AGAINST WAR Public meeting organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War - Wednesday 2 December, 7pm, Leeds UNISON offices, 160A Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9EN - all welcome

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Thu 3/12/15   17:00

Stop the War vigil - Not in my name

A Stop the War vigil called by Leeds Coalition Against the War will take place at Dortmund Square at 5.00pm TODAY (Thursday 3 December)- Not in our name to bombing Syria

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Thu 3/12/15   17:30

What is disability art?

Disability art is art made by disabled people about their lives and experiences. Come along to Inkwell to find out more and why it’s important to artists and activists Gemma Nash and Gill Crawshaw. An event on International Day of Disabled People.

Event organised by Inkwell


Fri 4/12/15   19:00

Three Acres And A Cow Leeds

A History of Land Rights and Protest in folk song and story, with guests Brendan Croker and Boff Whalley (formerly of Chumbawamba).

Event organised by Tidal


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.

Action Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Mon 7/12/15   19:00

Leeds Coalition Against the War meeting

Leeds Coalition Against the War meeting - lets build the anti-war movement

Event organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War


Sat 12/12/15   12:30

Stop Bombing Syria - Leeds Coalition Against the War rally

Stop Bombing Syria - Leeds Coalition Against the War rally

Action Event organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War


Tue 15/12/15   19:45

Amnesty's Christmas Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS

Charity Pub Quiz & Raffle, 3rd Tuesday of every month, in aid of refugee and asylum support charity PAFRAS. Bar tab prizes of £50, £30 & £20, plus some great raffle prizes!

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 6/1/16   18:30

LPN January social: Fermenting foods

We'll be delving into the world of fermentation at our January social, and to guide us on our way we'll have Ben from Bedford Fields forest garden and his fermy brother Josh Lawson, John from the Bardon Grange Project plus others.

Event organised by Leeds Permaculture Network


Thu 7/1/16   18:00

Eat, Drink And Be Wobbly - Leeds IWW New Year's Social

Come party with the coolest syndicalists in town! There will be music and revolution in the air (and potentially revolutionary music in the air). Bring a (sensibly sized) dish and BYOB - don't worry if you can't bring food. Make it your New Year's Resolution to end the wage system and party hard :)

Event organised by Leeds Industrial Workers of the World - IWW


Tue 19/1/16   19:45

Amnesty Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS

Charity Pub Quiz & Raffle, 3rd Tuesday of every month, in aid of refugee and asylum support organisation, PAFRAS. Generous bar tab prizes thanks to our host, plus some great raffle prizes!

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 27/1/16   17:00

Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil

Holocaust Memorial Day vigil - Never Again - Refugees Welcome

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


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 Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Wed 27/1/16   18:45

Know Your Rights training

Our ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop aims to give you the knowledge to combat repressive police tactics commonly used against protesters. *Everyone* in Leeds should go on this workshop at least once.

Event organised by Leeds GBC


Thu 28/1/16   19:00

The rise of the Nazi Front National - how can it be stopped?

What is fascism and how do we fight it?

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sun 31/1/16   11:00

Legal Observer training

Leeds need more legal observers! We're heavily reliant on one or two people and too often we have to leave protests and demos to go unobserved.

Event organised by Leeds GBC


Fri 12/2/16   10:00

Notwestminster 2016

Notwestminster is the free annual participant-led event for all things local democracy and digital. Two days of workshops, lightning talks, creative activities and social activities.

Event organised by Notwestminster


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 Event 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 Event organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War


Wed 24/2/16   17:30

Green Drinks Leeds February 2016 - The Leeds Floods: Response and Resilience

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone interested in the environment, professionally or not

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Thu 25/2/16   19:00

A Rebel's Guide to James Connolly

A Rebel's Guide to James Connolly - Thursday 25 February, 7pm, Swarthmore Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, LS3 1AD - Public meeting organised by Leeds Socialist Workers Party - all welcome

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Thu 1/1/70   01:00

David Oluwale & Human Rights: Gary Younge, Caryl Phillips, Corinne Silva, Zena Edwards and others

Great speakers, a film, a poet and some musicians reflecting on the implications of David Oluwale's life and death in Leeds,

Event organised by Remember Oluwale


Sat 27/2/16   11:00

Zero Carbon Yorkshire Launch Day

A day of Open Space conversations to explore how Yorkshire can become the first Zero Carbon region in Britain - how can we accelerate the transition to renewable energy, insulate all our homes to a high standard, reform our transport system, and move to sustainable agriculture - or whatever else you know that can help Yorkshire to make its contribution to the huge challenge of keeping the Earth's climate within sustainable limits.

Event organised by Schumacher North


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.

Action Event organised by Leeds CND


Thu 3/3/16   19:00

Refugees Welcome Here - No to racism, Islamophobia and anti-semitism

“Refugees Welcome Here: No to racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism” Thursday 3 March, 7pm Lecture Theatre B, Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University, Portland Crescent, Leeds LS1

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Sat 5/3/16   10:30

With Banners Held High

Music and The Miner’s Strike – International Solidarity.

Event organised by Unite The Union - Leeds Community Branch


Thu 10/3/16   19:00

Book Launch: Bob Marley: Roots, Reggae and Revolution

Book launch of Bob Marley: Roots, Reggae and Revolution

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sat 12/3/16   11:30

Regional Housing Summit Sat 12th March, hosted by Hands Off Our Homes

Bringing together tenants, service-users and claimants, housing workers and service-providers, anti-cuts campaigners and union activists, to build a unified and broad-based movement for secure, decent and truly affordable social housing, an end to sell-offs and privatisation, reversal of benefit cuts forcing tenants to choose between eating and paying the rent, and an end to squalor, insecurity and exploitation in the private rented sector.

Event organised by Hands off our Homes


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!

Action Event 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

Action Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Sat 19/3/16   10:30

The Yorkshire Gathering

The Yorkshire Gathering held by Friends of the Earth is free and all about meeting up with Friends of the Earth members and allies, networking and building friendships. At the event you can get the low down on campaigns local and nationally, skill up and build, capacity, build your energy for the year of campaigning ahead and have a great time whilst cracking on with the work that needs to be done.

Event organised by Leeds Friends of the Earth


Thu 24/3/16   19:00

Book Launch - Marxism and Women's Liberation

Bookmarks Bookshop presents a Book Launch – Marxism and Women’s Liberation with author Judith Orr Thursday 24 March, 7pm, Swarthmore Educational Centre, Leeds 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD – all welcome

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Tue 5/4/16   18:30

Film - This is Exile: Diaries of Child Refugees + Panel Discussion/Q&A

Film screening of This Is Exile: Diaries of Child Refugees with panel discussion/Q&A.

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


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

Action Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Tue 19/4/16   19:45

Amnesty Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS (3rd Tues of every month)

Charity Pub Quiz & Raffle, 3rd Tuesday of every month, in aid of refugee and asylum support organisation, PAFRAS. Generous bar tab prizes thanks to our host, plus some great raffle prizes!

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Sat 23/4/16   09:00

Summat 2016

Get connected, share skills and join in action for change. A full day of guest speaker panels, workshops hosted by groups from Leeds and further afield, films, art, singing and lots in between for all ages!

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Sat 23/4/16   18:00

World Book Night at Inkwell

Choose a FREE book and join in fun activities for World Book Night. Our event in partnership with the Big Bookend and Arts & Minds has lots of activities for all ages including a PAYF (pay as you feel) buffet, children’s activities, sculpture building, animation flip books, The Big Bookend sale and lots more! Poetry and spoken word on the night will be performed by: Armley Press, Mick McCann, Otley Press, Peter White, Joanna Sedgewick, Mark Connors, Peepal Tree Press, Sai Murray, PLUS Seek the Truth (poet with beat boxer). Entrance is free and everyone is welcome to come along.

Event organised by Inkwell


Sun 24/4/16   15:00

Still the Enemy Within film showing and panel discussion

Still the Enemy Within film showing - Sunday 24 April, 3pm, Hyde Park Picture House

Event 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 Event organised by The Global Native


Wed 27/4/16   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds April 2016 - Leeds District Heating Scheme

Real life social networking for people working or interested in the environment, one of 500 such meetings worldwide. Think Green? Drink Green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


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

Action Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Tue 3/5/16   18:30

Report back from Calais Refugee Camp

Report back from Calais Refugee Camp by a member of ‘We Are Wakefield’ Tuesday 3 May, 6.30pm, Leeds UNISON offices, 160a Woodhouse Lane Organised by Leeds Stand Up to Racism

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Wed 4/5/16   13:00

Book Launch - A Very Capitalist Condition

Book launch - 'A Very Capitalist Condition: a history and politics of disability' with Roddy Slorach

Event organised by Leeds University Centre for African Studies


Thu 12/5/16   19:00

Debate - The Left and the EU Referendum

Thursday 12 May –‘Debate – How should the Left vote in the EU Referendum?’ – 7pm, Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, LS3 1AD. With Michael McGowan (former Labour MEP) and Kath Owen (Left Unity) putting the case for ‘Remain’ and Joseph Choonara (Socialist Workers’ Party) and Simon Hewitt (Momentum and Labour Representation Committee – personal capacity) putting the case to ‘Leave’.

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Tue 17/5/16   19:45

Amnesty's Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS

Charity Pub Quiz & Raffle, 3rd Tuesday of every month, in aid of refugee and asylum support organisation, PAFRAS. Great quiz and raffle prizes!

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Thu 19/5/16   19:00

Can Corbynomics work?

Can Corbynomics work?

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sat 21/5/16   15:00

Is socialism possible?

Is socialism possible? Rally with Brian O'Boyle (People before Profit, Ireland), Jo Cardwell and Brian Richardson (SWP) and Megan Davies (striking junior doctor). Saturday 21 May 4pm Swarthmore Centre, Leeds LS3 1AD

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Wed 25/5/16   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds May 2016 - Air Quality and Fleet Management

Green Drinks is Real Life Social Networking for anyone interested in environmental issues. Think Green? Drink Green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Wed 8/6/16   19:00

Knostrop Organisers Meeting with Frack Free Leeds

Join us in campaigning to stop Knostrop, a waste water treatment works in Leeds with a permit, from accepting flowback fluid produced from shale exploration and hydraulic fracturing (aka fracked water).

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Thu 9/6/16   19:00

Marxism and Ecology

Marxism and Ecology – Pamphlet launch with Martin Empson Thursday 9 June, 7pm, Swarthmore Centre, Leeds 2-7 Woodhouse Square, LS3 1AD - all welcome

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Wed 22/6/16   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds June 2016 - The EU Referendum and the Environment: Greener in or out?

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone interested in environmental issues. Think Green? Drink Green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


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 Event organised by Leeds No Borders


Tue 28/6/16   18:30

June Third Sector IWW Network Meeting

Now we're completed our first six month plan, for June's meeting we were thinking of coming together to: - Have a semi structured peer support session - Think of drafting up some aims and objectives for the network - Discuss areas we want to explore in our next few meet ups

Event organised by Leeds Industrial Workers of the World - IWW


Wed 6/7/16   19:30

How Do We Combat Racism and Xenophobia On Our Streets? - Public Discussion & Film Screening

Leeds Anti-Fascist Network host a film screening and discussion on racism and xenophobia.

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Thu 7/7/16   19:00

Knostrop Organisers Meeting 2

North Yorkshire County Council have just given the go ahead for Third Energy to frack in Yorkshire despite the opposition of thousands of local residents, businesses and Ryedale District Council – and Third Energy will need somewhere to dispose of their fracked water. With Knostrop as 1 of only 4 places in the country with a permit to accept this stuff, if we can get them to refuse to accept it then fracking companies have said they would not be able to go through with the hydraulic fracturing activity…

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Wed 13/7/16   18:00

Frack Free Leeds Meeting

Next meeting- follow up on the 2nd kNOstrop meeting and start putting plans into actions! Plus feedback on the Shale Meeting in Manchester etc...

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


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.

Action Event organised by Angel of Youths


Wed 27/7/16   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds July 2016 - Cycle Freight: Going the Last Mile with Last Mile

Green Drinks Leeds is Real Life Social Networking for anyone interested or working in environmental issues. Think Green? Drink Green!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Tue 9/8/16   18:30

Defend the Rotherham 12 - Stand Up to Racism meeting

Leeds Stand Up to Racism meeting with a speaker from the Rotherham 12 Defence Campaign and Stand Up to Racism

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Fri 12/8/16   18:00

Shoddy at Inkwell

Textile art by disabled artists. A chance to see a selection of work from the "Shoddy" exhibition, to mark the launch of a publication to accompany the project.

Event organised by Inkwell


Mon 22/8/16   19:00

Apocoquiz - Seeking answers to 2016

Celebrate our apparent demise with some cold, hard facts, the likes of which are sadly missing in your life today! Come get yourself quizzed and help raise money for Tidal - supporting global justice action in Leeds.

Event organised by Tidal


Wed 24/8/16   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds August 2016 - Summer Open Networking

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone interested in environmental issues, in over 500 cities in 70 countries!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


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 Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Sat 24/9/16   10:30

Running Great Workshops with Leeds Tidal

Education is one of our most powerful tools for social change. Sharing our knowlege and skills means more people can take action on the issues that really matter. THIS Saturday you can learn how to run powerful, participative and memorable workshops with Tidal's FREE day course.

Event organised by Tidal


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 Event organised by InnerSense Guru


Wed 28/9/16   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds September 2016 - Making transport more sustainable in West Yorkshire

This month we welcome Steve Heckley from West Yorkshire Combined Authority, who will be talking about the Transport Strategy, which is currently out for consultation

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Thu 29/9/16   20:00

Tidal fundraiser gig // Beautiful Sounds

All profits from the event will be donated to Leeds Tidal (www.leedstidal.org) who support global justice action in Leeds and campaign on environmental and economic justice issues.

Event organised by Tidal


Tue 4/10/16   18:30

How can we confront the rise in racism?

Leeds Stand Up to Racism organising meeting – Tuesday 4 October, 6.30pm, Leeds UNISON offices, 160A Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9EN – all welcome

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Mon 10/10/16   18:30

Monsanto on Trial

Photos and Testimony from the Battle against Food Corporations

Event organised by Global Justice Leeds


Mon 10/10/16   19:00

Keeping it in the Ground Mobilisation Tour

Part of a wider Mobilisation Tour, activists from Reclaim the Power are coming to Leeds to talk about plans for the coming year ahead to stop the fossil fuel industry in the UK in it's tracks, through community lead direct action campaigns.

Event organised by Frack Free Leeds


Thu 13/10/16   19:00

Blogging for Change

The keyboard is mightier than the sword. Blogs by individuals, groups and online magazines are increasingly influencing society, and in a world where the mass media's agenda excludes so much of importance, they're a vital tool.

Event organised by Tidal


Sat 15/10/16   14:15

Human Rights, Human Wrongs: A Monthly Human Rights Film Series by Amnesty International Leeds Group

In collaboration with the Hyde Park Picture House, Amnesty Leeds Group is presenting a series of monthly films around the theme of international human rights. The first mini-series of three will explore the challenges faced by refugees and asylum-seekers.

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Sun 23/10/16   13:00

Power Protest and Politics - Free training day for under 28's

Global Justice Now - Youth Network Launch Event

Event organised by Leeds Against TTIP


Tue 8/11/16   19:00

Confronting the rise of racism

Leeds Confronting the Rise in Racism meeting Tuesday 8 November, 7pm, Leeds Beckett University Lecture Theatre B, 4th floor, Rose Bowl, Portland Crescent, LS1 3HB Public meeting organised by Leeds Stand Up to Racism (SUTR) – all welcome

Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Fri 11/11/16   17:00

Vigil for Aleppo - stop bombing Syria

A vigil for the Syrian civilians besieged or those who have lost their lives in Aleppo. Meeting at Dortmund Square, 5pm, Friday 11th November Organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War https://www.facebook.com/events/105776653236982/

Event organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War


Tue 15/11/16   19:45

Amnesty's Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS (pub quiz Leeds)

Charity Pub Quiz & Raffle, 3rd Tuesday of every month, in aid of refugee and asylum support organisation, PAFRAS. Great quiz and raffle prizes!

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Thu 17/11/16   19:00

The Hungarian Revolution 1956

‘The Hungarian Revolution 1956’ – with special guest speaker Simon Hall, author of 1956: The World in Revolt Thursday 17 November – 7pm, The Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, LS3 1AD – all welcome - hosted by Leeds Socialist Workers Party

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sat 19/11/16   09:30

Leeds Beautiful Trouble Training in Creative Activism

Beautiful Trouble training - Leeds 19th and 20th November for ‘Creative Activism and The Art of Protest - Beautiful Trouble in the UK’ - This will be an interactive dive and exploration of strategic creative cultural resistance and action, with a look at core principles, theories, stories and tactics that every activist building for a more equitable and just world would want in their toolbox!

Event organised by Tidal


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 Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Tue 22/11/16   19:30

Sing Freedom - a story with songs of liberation

A personal story told by Leeds choir leader Frances Bernstein, with songs of liberation about the anti-apartheid struggle. Tuesday 22 November, 7.30pm, Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, School of Music, University of Leeds. 12 Cavendish Rd, Leeds LS2 9JT.

Event organised by Leeds University Centre for African Studies


Wed 30/11/16   18:00

Zygmunt Bauman speaks about the current situation

Zygmunt Bauman speaks on the current situation

Event organised by Taking Soundings


Thu 15/12/16   18:00

Tidal Winter Warmer

Come out from the cold and thaw out your toes at Tidal's Winter Warmer. With music, crafts, mulled wine and hot food we will wrap ourselves up in Tidal warmth.

Event organised by Tidal


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

Action Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Wed 25/1/17   18:00

Leeds South Bank: Sustainable Development? - Green Drinks Leeds January 2017

Real life social networking for anything connected to the environment

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Thu 26/1/17   19:00

Bob Brown - former Black Panther speaking on How do we stop Trump?

Roundtable discussion - How can we stop Trump? All welcome With very special guest: Bob Brown, co-founder of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party (1968-1969) and now of the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (GC) – for more on Bob Brown please see here Thursday 26 January, 7pm Swarthmore Centre 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


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

Action Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Fri 10/2/17   10:00

Notwestminster 2017

Notwestminster is the free annual participant-led event for everyone who has something positive to say about local democracy and anyone who is up for the challenge of making it better. Two days of workshops, lightning talks, creative activities and social activities.

Event organised by Notwestminster


Wed 22/2/17   18:00

Green Drinks Leeds February 2017 - The Climate Reality Project

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking!

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Thu 23/2/17   19:00

Book Launch - Over the Rainbow with Nicola Field

Book Launch of the new edition of Over the Rainbow: Money Class and Homophobia by Nicola Field.

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


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.

Action Event organised by Yorkshire CND


Wed 22/3/17   18:00

Sustainability Leadership in 2030 - Green Drinks Leeds March 2017

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone interested in environmental issues

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Sat 25/3/17   14:00

Russia 1917: Workers’ Revolution and the Festival of the Oppressed

Russia 1917: Workers’ Revolution and the Festival of the Oppressed Leeds SWP Public Rally Saturday 25 March, 2pm, Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square LS3 1AD – all welcome

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sat 8/4/17   10:00

Wandering Abroad: a poetry workshop (8.4.17)

Poetry workshop

Event organised by Remember Oluwale


Thu 27/4/17   19:00

Can Corbyn win the election?

Public meeting – Can Corbyn win the election? Thursday 27 April 2017 , 7pm Swarthmore Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square LS3 1AD – All welcome – hosted by Leeds SWP

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


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

Action Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sun 7/5/17   18:30

'Tales of Resistance: The Battle of the Newbury Bypass': food, film, discussion

Come & watch the new 90min film about The Battle of the Newbury Bypass eat together, watch together, then let's think and talk about politics then and now.

Event organised by Cornerstone Housing Co-operative


Wed 17/5/17   19:00

Paul Rogers - Trump's Foreign Policy

Wednesday May 17th 7pm - a special public meeting presented by Leeds Coalition Against the War/ Leeds Stand Up to Trump Professor Paul Rogers (Bradford University Peace Studies): 'Trump's Foreign policy' Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel, City Square, Leeds LS1 5EB

Event organised by Leeds Coalition Against the War


Wed 24/5/17   18:00

Bring and Share: Green Drinks Leeds May 2017

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone interested in the environment or environmental issues

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Sat 3/6/17   10:00

Celebrating the Leeds Convention of 1917

To mark the centenary of the historic Leeds Convention of 3 June 1917, Leeds Trades Council and the Ford-Maguire Society with the generous support of the Lipman-Miliband Trust are holding a one day event at the Swarthmore Centre in Leeds on Saturday 3 June from 10-4pm. Speakers include Michael Meadowcroft John Newsinger Janet Douglas and Jill Liddington

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Thu 15/6/17   12:00

Clean Air Action Day

Action day

Action Event organised by Healthy Air Leeds


Wed 21/6/17   18:00

Leeds Young Talent

An exciting talent show as part of Leeds Learning Disability Week. Organised by People in Action

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Wed 28/6/17   19:30

Remembering Darcus Howe - The Mangrove Nine

Remembering Darcus Howe - film showing of the Mangrove Nine and discussion - Leeds Mandela Centre, Chapeltown Road, Wednesday 28 June, 7.30pm

Event organised by Leeds University Centre for African Studies


Thu 29/6/17   19:00

Grenfell - why were working class people left to die?

Leeds SWP public meeting on Grenfell – Thursday 29 June, 7pm, Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, LS3 1AD – all welcome

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Thu 13/7/17   19:00

Dispossession, The Great Social Housing Swindle: Film Screening and Q&A

Dispossession is the story of people fighting for their communities, of people who know the difference between a house and a home, and who believe that housing is a human right, not an expensive luxury.

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Sat 15/7/17   12:30

Chalk 'n' Talk: Veganism

A walk around Leeds city centre to chalk vegan messages and engage with the public

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Wed 19/7/17   19:00

Screening of James Baldwin 1969 Speech

A screening of the iconic speech by James Baldwin

Event organised by Leeds No Borders


Thu 20/7/17   08:00

Social Enterprise in Leeds

A participatory meeting to help establish Leeds as a city more engaged in Social Enterprise.

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Fri 21/7/17   15:00

The Art of Protest: Words for Wellbeing

A new literature project in Wakefield looking at exploring the issues around mental health through poetry and spoken word

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Wed 26/7/17   18:00

Summer Social @ ASMbly Lab

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone involved in environmental issues

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Thu 27/7/17   19:00

Queer and Here

An evening of films and shorts at Belgrave Music Hall

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Fri 28/7/17   18:00

The July Critical Mass Bike Ride!

A big group bike ride around Leeds to promote cycling and cyclists on the road

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Fri 4/8/17   18:00

Pride Friday Film Festival

A night of queer films, workshops, stalls and vegan food.

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Sat 12/8/17   11:00

Walk for Wildlife on Ilkley Moor!

A walk on Ilkley Moor to protest the grouse shooting that takes place there

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Tue 15/8/17   00:00

Leeds Hand-on Project

A free event where you can learn the basics of photography and video editing

Event organised by Leeds for Change


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 Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Thu 17/8/17   19:00

Engels - a socialist for today

Engels - a socialist for today

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Wed 23/8/17   18:00

Creating a culture of sharing: Green Drinks Leeds August 2017

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone working or interested in environmental issues

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


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

Action Event organised by Stand Up to UKIP


Mon 11/9/17   15:30

Bardon Grange Gardening Session

Come down to Bardon Grange to learn the skills and knowledge about gardening, food production and the environment in a welcoming context.

Event organised by Bardon Grange


Wed 20/9/17   12:00

The Big Shift

Delivering a letter to the manager of RBS to request they stop investing in fossil fuels

Event organised by Christian Aid


Wed 27/9/17   18:00

We need to talk about air pollution (Part 1): Green Drinks Leeds September 2017

Green Drinks Leeds is real life social networking for anyone interested in environmental issues

Event organised by Green Drinks Leeds


Tue 3/10/17   18:00

Nonviolence Works! An opportunity for the Christian community to engage in creative peacemaking

A talk about how the Christian community can engage in creative peacemaking

Event organised by Peace Studies at Leeds Beckett


Tue 3/10/17   18:00

Menwith Hill main gate protest

A weekly protest at Menwith Hill, a base crucial to the conflict in the Middle East that is on our door step.

Event organised by Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign


Tue 3/10/17   19:00

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity, Lessons from Cuba

This talk will examine how Cuba successfully headed off its food crisis. It will dispel the myth that Cuba turned to organic farming nationwide, and will identify the challenges faced by Cuban farmers and institutions in de-industrialising their food and farming system.

Event organised by Café Economique


Wed 4/10/17   15:30

Bardon Grange Gardening Session

Bardon Grange's weekly gardening event - learn about gardening, food and nature in a fun and welcoming context.

Event organised by Bardon Grange


Fri 6/10/17   17:30

A Divided Britain: What Can We Learn From the Nordics

The Howard Clark Memorial Lecture by George Lakey, on the topic A Divided Britain: What Can We Learn From the Nordics

Event organised by Peace Studies at Leeds Beckett


Fri 6/10/17   17:30

Leeds trip to Bad Art Russian Revolution exhibition in Skipton

The Northern England supporter of the Bad Art project are hosting an exhibition in a gallery in Skipton to mark 100 years since the Russian Revolution

Event organised by Socialist Workers Party


Sat 7/10/17   11:00

Peace and Green Fair

A fair featuring apple pressing, workshops, stalls and food

Event organised by Leeds for Change


Tue 10/10/17   18:00

Menwith Hill main gate protest

A weekly protest at Menwith Hill, a base crucial to the conflict in the Middle East that is on our door step.

Event organised by Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign


Wed 11/10/17   14:00

Good Safeguarding for Small Groups

A free short taster session about safeguarding for small groups in Leeds

Event organised by Young Lives Leeds


Thu 12/10/17   08:30

InnerSense Morning Rave - October Envy

Socialise in the morning. Meet like-minded people. Dance. Try yoga. Fuel up on super-plant-food (VE).

Event organised by InnerSense Guru


Fri 13/10/17   14:00

Cancer Information Stall at the Black History Month Community Health and Wellbeing Event

A stall providing information about cancer and heart disease. Heart disease remains one of the biggest killers of adults in Leeds but evidence is clear that action can be taken to minimise the effects of heart disease by a few small lifestyle changes.

Event organised by The Leeds Cancer Awareness Project


Fri 13/10/17   18:00

Dinner Diwali & Dance Event

A fundraising event for the Sikh Elders Service

Event organised by Touchstone


Fri 13/10/17   19:00

A Place Called Home: David Oluwale's Leeds

Can Leeds be everyone's home? It didn't feel much like that for David Oluwale. Readings and poems from Caryl Phillips, Imtiaz Dharker & Glyn Maxwell in partnership with the Leeds Library and Leeds Uni's School of English

Event organised by Remember Oluwale


Sat 14/10/17   10:30

Re:connect - Building a collective response to austerity and division

A day of free workshops that will give you strategies for how we can address injustices together, and practical skills that will help us be heard and achieve change

Event organised by Tidal


Sun 15/10/17   14:00

Local Councillors - What do they do for you

A chance to hear from people across the political spectrum about how they became councillors, what their work involves day-to-day and what they are working on at the moment to improve life for local people.

Event organised by Woman's Equality Party Shipley


Tue 17/10/17   18:00

Menwith Hill main gate protest

A weekly protest at Menwith Hill, a base crucial to the conflict in the Middle East that is on our door step.

Event organised by Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign


Tue 17/10/17   19:45

Amnesty's Pub Quiz & Raffle for PAFRAS

All welcome to our fundraiser to support refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds!

Event organised by Amnesty International Leeds Group


Wed 18/10/17   10:00

Coach trip to Wilbeforce House

A coach trip to Wilberforce House in Hull to celebrate Black History Month

Event organised by Carers Leeds


Wed 18/10/17   15:30

Bardon Grange Gardening Session

Come down to Bardon Grange to learn the skills and knowledge about gardening, food production and the environment in a welcoming context.

Event organised by Bardon Grange


Wed 18/10/17   17:30

Leeds Tenants Federation annual conference

The annual conference of the Leeds Tenants Federation. You can hear about new things that are coming, local and city-wide initiatives and what the council is doing that may affect people in your community

Event organised by Leeds Tenants Federation


Fri 20/10/17   18:00

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - Free!

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - Free!

Event organised by Oblong


Sat 21/10/17   09:00

Oakwood Farmers' Market

A farmers' market in Roundhay organised by the Roundhay Environmental Action Project. Come check out the regular and new stalls.

Event organised by Roundhay Environmental Action Project