Designing Edibles Spaces Leeds

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 17:00

Would you like to be:

* Growing your own food but feel you don’t have space or the time?

* Eating more organic food but think it’s too expensive?


This course will give you the design skills and knowledge to transform your garden or urban space into an abundant, edible garden, that is full of food, friendly to wildlife, looks good, and needs little maintenance.


On Everest - Lone Twin

Thursday, March 22, 2018 -
19:45 to 21:00

As part of three days of intensive mountain culture Performing Mountains are hosting a restaging of Lone Twin’s debut performance ‘On Everest’.  


Thursday, March 22, 2018 -
19:30 to 21:00

Part of Leeds Festival of Science.


Suitable for ages 14+ (under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult).

A show about climate change from comedian and environmental economist Matt Winning, describing how global warming is destroying both the planet and his life. 

High Water, Common Ground: film screening and discussion

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 -
16:30 to 19:00

High Water Common Ground is a thought-provoking, unreleased 'documentary-meets-toolkit' about natural flood management. The screening will be followed by a discussion on the future of natural capital in Yorkshire, where a changing climate, air pollution and developments such as Leeds FAS2, HS2, South Bank, the Clean Air Zone and the Northern Forest all present major challenges and opportunities.

Wildlines @ The Leeds Library

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 19:15 to Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 21:00

A three-day programme of talks, readings and Q&As curated by writer Richard Smyth and in partnership with the Leeds Library, the Leeds Big Bookend and Leeds Inspired. It will bring some of the UK’s leading writers and thinkers on nature to the Leeds Library, the oldest surviving subscription library of its type in the UK. Writers appearing  include Alex Preston (As Kingfishers Catch Fire) and Rob Cowen (Common Ground)

Renewable Energy and Fuel Poverty Debate

Friday, March 9, 2018 -
19:00 to 21:00

Can renewable energy... reduce poverty? Provide benefits to the local community? Be affordable? Protect our environment? A panel discussion for the Eco-Church Initiative with speakers: Philip Davies, MP for Shipley; Emma Bridge, Community Energy England; Sam Hall, Bright Blue; Andy Stephenson, Narec Distributed Energy

Circular Economy Mapping Week - Yorkshire

Thursday, February 8, 2018 -
15:00 to 21:00

This Circular Economy Club (CEC) event will expand your knowledge around circular initiatives taking place in Yorkshire. It is also an opportunity to socialise with other circular economy professionals and brainstorm future projects. Mapping Week Sessions are happening all over the world in February; you can see an introductory video here.

What price air quality in Leeds? A Leeds Civic Trust Seminar

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 -
18:00 to 20:00

Seminar by Leeds Civic Trust, open to all, to hear about and discuss Leeds City Council's Clean Air Zone proposals. Speakers include Cllr Lucinda Yeadon, Deputy Leader of Leeds City Council; Neil Evans, Director of Resources and Housing and Polly Cook, Executive Programme Manager, both Leeds City Council and Dr James Tate, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds. Chaired by Peg Alexander

Leeds Community-Led Housing Hub Launch

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
14:00 to 19:00

You are invited to the official launch of Leeds Community Homes' Community-Led Housing Hub on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

31st January is the anniversary of the successful community share issue, which raised £360,000 to build the first affordable, people powered homes.

The event will be hosted at a new space in Leeds which will be the Hub for groups in Leeds City Region who are doing or want to do community led housing projects.