Unlocked 4

Unlocked 4 – test and trace edition Unlocked is the lockdown ‘zine for East Leeds – a small piece that’s big on information.  This is the Test and Trace edition, more affectionately introduced here by our own Tess & Trace; this follows our strategy of delivering essential information in a more relevant fashion for our readers in LS8 & LS9. …

Arts and wellbeing packs

Arts and wellbeing packs   During the Covid-19 pandemic we have had to adapt our community engagement practices. As part of a new project with our local communities we are designing and curating arts and wellbeing packs, full of activities and resources that aim to engage and inspire. The packs are being delivered by our volunteers to 175 households every …

Leeds Community Cares Volunteering Scheme

Leeds Community Cares Volunteering Scheme   The Leeds Community Cares Volunteering Scheme was set up in partnership with Leeds City Council and Voluntary Action Leeds in order to address growing needs in the city due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to co-ordinate getting food, medication and other support to vulnerable people across Leeds, tackling inequality in the city during what …

Manbassador lockdown ‘zine

Manbassador lockdown ‘zine   In response to the unprecedented circumstances of COVID-19 we have adapted the way we engage with our local communities, and our weekly Manbassador project with the Orion consortium has a slightly different feel, taking the form of a new lockdown ‘zine packed full of information, tips, stories and fun for the family.  The project has focussed on enlisting …

Threading Tales continues at home

Threading Tales continues at home During the COVID-19 pandemic we are encouraging our participants and local people to design their own textile art, using bespoke resources from our Threading Tales packs. These contained thread, fabric, embellishments and other hand-picked resources, providing the means for our popular Threading Tales group to continue at home. These were packed by staff and volunteers …

Children’s postcards

Children’s postcard project During the COVID-19 pandemic we are encouraging local children to curate and distribute their own  postcards as part of our creative well-being packs. This aims to engage and inspire the children in our local community and aligns with Space 2’s values of collaborative artistic practice being available to all. These will be collected by Space 2’s project …