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Wordbybirds June 2, 2020 – Part 2

Yesterday, 12:30pm

Rachael Unsworth from Leeds City Walking Tours reads a favourite extract from the writings of Aldo Leopold, the great environmental author, about Canada Geese.

Sometimes this creative journey can feel quite lonely and misunderstood. Last weekend, I found people in similar situations trying to get projects off the ground for the communities we work for and in. I learnt a heck of a lot about community engagement, the types of community engagement and, at last, acquired vocabulary (and validation) to frame the work I do as a practitioner.

Looking after yourself is not a luxury, it is a necessity.


The Leeds Irish Music Programme #1

Yesterday, 6:30pm

Part 1 of series looking at Irish music in Leeds and Back Home, with Owen Spafford.


Curiosity Cats #10: The Covid Diaries Project

Yesterday, 11:00am

An inventive project to gather submissions from people in Leeds about experiences during Coronavirus lockdown. We speak with Aisling Ramshaw from CEG and Councillor Fiona Venner.

Much of what McNish has to say urgently needs saying; and if form follows function in her poems, well, that’s as it should be.


Love the Words #98

Yesterday, 5:30pm

Seni Seneviratne conjures up her family's past in Holbeck, plus The Writing Squad under lockdown and Otley Folk Festival online.

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