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...
Poetry reading by Diane Pacitti

Poetry reading by Diane Pacitti

We were delighted to have Bronte Poetry Award winner Diane Pacitti join us for poetry and a book club discussion on The Ungrateful Refugee. Here Diane shares some of her poems with us in the context of the themes around the book which are from her anthology, Dark...
Power to the People – Yvonne Ugarte

Power to the People – Yvonne Ugarte

Six months after completing the role as poet-theologian in virtual residence for Leeds Church Institute, I am delighted to be back wearing a different hat. Between now and the end of the year, I will be sharing material (through blogs, podcasts and other media) which...
Racial injustice and taking action – Part 2

Racial injustice and taking action – Part 2

The second part of the post written by Becky Howcroft on support from White Churches taking action on racism continues here with guidance on the actions of communal listening, effective action and leadership development As an organiser, I would venture that...
Racial injustice and taking action – Part 2

Support from White Churches to tackle racism – Part 1

In this post written by Becky Howcroft from Leeds Citizens, Becky shares her reflections and the story of those directly impacted by racism. Please note this post may trigger and has references to strong themes such as the tragic death of George Floyd which some may...