A list of excellent activities in November . . .

Together for Peace are circulating this list . . . so many good things happening in this exciting city of Leeds:

On Mon 4th Nov, from 6pm-9pm, Leeds Uni School of Law are kindly holding a special fundraising event for the T4P Active Citizens project. Featuring a silent auction, food, drink, and the opportunity to hear from some of those involved in Active Citizens. All welcome, at Room LG06 of the Liberty Building (the Leeds Uni School of Law), on Moorland Road LS2.
On Tue 19th Nov, from 6.30pm, T4P are supporting a unique new event themed ‘What kind of country do we want to leave to our grandchildren?’, featuring poetry, song, food, and lots of conversation. Free, but pre-booking requested. Full info at www.t4p.org.uk/events/grandkids.

On Thu 5th Dec, from 9am-1pm, T4P are supporting the annual Leaders for Leeds gathering, themed ‘Creating a Culture of Cooperation for our City’. Free, but pre-booking requested. Full info atleadersforleeds.com/leaders-for-leeds-annual-conference.

And on Sat 7th – Sun 8th Dec, T4P are pleased to be hosting acclaimed, globe-wandering creator Jamie Catto (formerly of Faithless, 1 Giant Leap, and more) for a transformative weekend-long workshop themed ‘What About You?’. Full info at www.t4p.org.uk/events/catto2013.

(Sorry in advance: we’ve undoubtedly missed some…)

Yesterday (Thu 31st Oct) saw the launch of the month-long Leeds Irish Gathering festival:www.irisharts.org.uk/gathering.do.

This weekend (2nd-3rd Nov) sees our friend (and seasoned facilitator) Penny Vine host a training workshop inNon-Violent Communication in Wakefield: contact Penny on pennyv34 (at) gmail.com to book in.

Also on Sat (2nd Nov) is the inaugural Leeds Climate Alliance meeting:www.facebook.com/events/245144328969080.

On Sun (3rd Nov), Playful Leeds are hosting a wholly quirky ‘Cosmic Creche’, as part of their growing March of the Robots project: www.playfulleeds.co.uk/cosmiccreche/.

Mon 4th Nov sees the latest Bettakultcha (bettakultchanovember-eac2.eventbrite.co.uk) from 7pm at the Brudenell in Hyde Park.

There’s the first-ever Festival of Politics & Applied Global Ethics at Leeds Met, from Mon 4th – Fri 8th Nov:click here.

Wed 6th Nov sees Taking Soundings present a conversation evening on Israel and Palestine:www.takingsoundings.org.uk/recent-experiences-in-israel-and-palestine.

Leeds International Film Festival (www.leedsfilm.com) runs 6th-21st Nov – with special mention going to ‘The Stuart Hall Project’ on 12th Nov (www.leedsfilm.com/films/stuart-hall-project-panel-discussion) (with the panel convened by Taking Soundings), and the ‘Secret City’ docu on 14th and 18th Nov (www.leedsfilm.com/films/secret-city).

On Thu 7th Nov, WYDAN (West Yorkshire Destitute Asylum Network) are hosting an evening of talks (from 5.30pm), then music, food and discussion (from 7pm), at Ebor Court, Skinner Street LS1 (address and maphere).

Also on the 7th, Prof Ted Cantle will be speaking on ‘Who Is My Neighbour? 21st Century Expressions of Community’ in Ripon: riponcathedral.info/event/st-wilfrid-lecture-professor-ted-cantle.

On Sat 9th Nov, the Permaculture Association celebrate their 30th Birthday Party in Woodhouse:www.facebook.com/events/1411929045701802.

On Wed 13th Nov, Taking Soundings are hosting Pragna Patel speaking on fundamentalism and gender:www.takingsoundings.org.uk/pragna-patel-in-leeds-to-talk-on-fundamentalism-and-gender. TS also have a load of other events listed on their site at www.takingsoundings.org.uk/category/other-events.

On Thu 14th Nov, priest and writer Giles Fraser will be speaking on ‘Original Helplessness’ at Leeds Minster:lcileeds.wordpress.com/giles-fraser.

17th-24th Nov is interfaith week, featuring activities by Concorde Fellowship (www.concord-leeds.org.uk/programme3.htm) and others.

Thu 21st Nov sees artist Gillian Kempner – one of the participants of the Leeds Jewish-Muslim trip to Palestine and Israel – presenting and speaking on her artwork from that trip: click here.

On Fri 22nd – Sat 23rd Nov, Urban Sprawl present their latest show – ’33 Hints to the Occupied’ – at Seven Arts: click here.

On Sat 23rd Nov, Schumacher North host writer Charles Eisenstein speaking on ‘The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible’: morebeautifulworldleeds.eventbrite.co.uk. He’s also speaking in York on Fri 22nd Nov, on ‘Sacred Economics’: gifteconomy.eventbrite.co.uk.

On Mon 25th Nov, Leeds Salon host their latest debate on ‘Fracking and the Future of Energy’:www.leedssalon.org.uk.

Disrupting Poverty is back on Wed 27th Nov: novdispov.eventbrite.co.uk.

And last but definitely not least, Hamara are hosting their annual community awards on Thu 5th Dec:hamara.org.uk/event/hamara-community-awards-3.

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