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 …

Dive Deep

Dive Deep Room 700 at Leeds Central Library will be hosting the Dive Deep exhibition, curated by Leeds Beckett students and Allerton C of E Primary School students and supported by Space 2. Space 2 have collaborated with the pupils from Allerton C of E Primary School, Leeds Beckett School of Design students and Leeds Libraries over the past six …

Fork to Fork

Fork to Fork Fork to fork is a long-running project created in partnership with the LS14 Trust, who are based in the heart of Seacroft and are heavily involved in the development of the community, inviting local people to grow, cook and connect. The project invites local residents to help build a community garden in Seacroft, with the chance to …

Heart to Art

Heart to Art Heart 2 Art is a supportive art group facilitated by professional local artist Tony Stephenson. It grew out of our art therapy group Art Inside Me which used to run at Oakwood Lane Medical Practice. The Group runs every Tuesday afternoon at Space2. It is filled with discussion about arts, crafts and mental health and is open …

SOLEL

SOLEL SOLEL – Season Of Light East Leeds was a series of events with and for the community celebrating the wellbeing power of light.  It started with a lantern display, beautiful light-fuelled activities and a pedal-powered outdoor film at the Old Fire Station, as part of the city’s Light Night celebrations in October. On 18th December, we hosted  a community …

Ref! Crossing the Line

Ref! Crossing the Line ‘The game, the true game of league, not the business, but the game, the truly beautiful game makes people feel they belong whatever their genitals.’ Based on a true story REF! tells the heart warming, humorous story of Alex’s fight to become one of the first women rugby league referees in Britain to be in charge …

Leeds Eastern Fire Heritage Group

Leeds Eastern Fire Heritage Group Leeds Eastern Fire Heritage Group is a group of volunteers, most of whom are retired Fire Fighters and their families, who trained or served at Gipton Fire Station. They have a passion for the Fire Service and preserving the heritage of the Old Fire Station in Gipton, built in 1937, which has been transformed into …

Better Together

Better Together The Better Together project, delivered by the Orion Partnership (Feel Good Factor, Space2, Shantona, Zest Health for Life) and Touchstone offers a collaborative approach, by working with local people to build social capital, reduce health inequalities and support healthier lifestyles across East and North East Leeds – using creativity and the arts as a tool to engage. These …