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Photo description: Piles of textiles
on shelves labelled with letters

The second UNION Leeds session went ahead on December took place on Saturday 11th December 2021.

This time the group spent the day over in Farsley in the far-west of Leeds where two Donut venues are based—Sunnybank Mills and The Constitutional (thanks so much to both venues for hosting us).

The themes for the day included:

  1. Place-making: Looking at Farsley—Sunnybank Mills, The Constitutional…
  2. Who am I? And how do I look after myself?
  3. Reviewing how we work together

And the work included time in and around Farsley plus some work on reflective journals (sticking and pasting!). You can have a listen to the radio programme made before the session with interviews with some of the key players in Farsley. And even have a peak at the group’s online scrapbook as it develops.

The UNION Leeds group are really coming together. Between the first sessions we also arranged a couple of socials, just to give people the opportunity to chat and find out more about each other. The scene is set for a really positive year. Next up in January are more socials, more radio, and a full weekend of training at the end of the month.

Some photos taken by participant Coralie Datta on the day…

Image Description: Two young participants; one on a red check sofa

Image Description: People with notebooks around a display case

Image Description: sitting cross-legged on the floor with art materials

Image Description: participant creating a montage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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