a leeds revolution

Searching posts tagged covid 19

Holbeck Wellbeing Is In The Right Hands: Why a theatre company is running a foodbank

October 16, 2020

The bright yellow double decker bus of Slung Low’s Cultural Community College has become a landmark in the Holbeck area. It sits proudly in the front car park as a symbol of the organisation’s commitment to community, social responsibility and giving a luminous sheen to daft, harmless amusement. In the bus’s front window is a sign declaring that “culture is dangerous in the right hands”. It is a tagline that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of what Slung Low do and the reaction their approach hopes to elicit.

The COVID Diaries

May 21, 2020

It might not feel like it, but we are living through history and every one of us is playing a leading role. We’ve all seen the films, read the books and watched the plays, now the dark, dystopian fiction has become the fact, and the unavoidable truth is that our everyday lives have taken on a challenging, scary and perplexing existence, almost overnight. And fundamentally, when everything changes, we need to record how we feel, because we need to document this moment in time, and we need future generations to understand what we went through and to learn from it.

Leeds united – how a city is working together to beat COVID-19

April 06, 2020

Never before has the city of Leeds so badly needed to be united; behind the NHS, behind the authorities and vital services and behind its people. Behind each other. COVID-19 has proven to be indiscriminate and with everything on hold - almost every aspect of normal life – the city is getting through the current crisis on a collaborative and a community spirit. It’s the only way.