The Way Up Is Down Exhibition

The Way Up Is Down Exhibition

The Way Up Is Down by Leon Varga In 2021 during the UK’s third national lockdown, Hungarian artist Leon Varga was the recipient of a small bursary, awarded to him by Leeds Church Institute. The Way Up Is Down is the product of that bursary – a kinetic sculptural...
Power to the People – Empowerment through Music

Power to the People – Empowerment through Music

On 21st March, 2020, I attended a performance of a ballet Geisha at the Grand Theatre, Leeds. It was the last night of the show, prematurely closing because of rising concern about what we then called the coronavirus. Walking back to my car after a riveting evening,...
Leeds Lit Fest 2022

Leeds Lit Fest 2022

Leeds Church Institute are thrilled to be involved in the 4th Leeds Lit Fest taking place from Saturday 26th Feb to Sunday 6th March to celebrate the vibrant and thriving literature scene that exists in Leeds with local writers, performers and artists showcasing their...
Power to the People at Leeds Piano Trail 2021

Power to the People at Leeds Piano Trail 2021

Power to the People Piano Transformation for the Piano Trail 4th – 20th September Evaluation by Helen Reid on behalf of the wider group. Leeds Church Institute, Leeds Citizens and Leeds Methodist Mission combined forces to engage with the cultural and community...
Calling Leeds Churches! Get Involved now.

Calling Leeds Churches! Get Involved now.

You may be aware that we are currently working with our 2021 Bursary recipients Artist Leon Varga and Theologian Christine Sharpe to develop their vision for creating resources to enable reflection on life and faith in Leeds. The bursary has been running since March...