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 – 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...

Drink with a Chimp Review – a remarkable piece of theatre…

Review from The Public Reviews Performance: Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds, 5th June 2015 Lead Writer: Daniel Ingram-Brown Director: Simon Brewis Reviewer: David Gann Drink with a Chimp is a remarkable piece of theatre. It is well written, acted and directed, but most...

Hospitality and Sanctuary for All

This resource, written by Inderjit Bhogal, offers prompts for conversation and reflection on the theme of hospitality and sanctuary. Though people of different backgrounds are involved in the work of hospitality and sanctuary, this is a resource produced for Churches....

The trees of the field don't always clap gently

In January’s Wild City Retreat we were thrown into the wild force of the wind. None of us chose to stay out for more than a short while. It was far more comfortable to remain inside sipping hot spiced apple juice while learning about the old tradition of...