Arty Talk

Caring Together popped long to the Connect and Create session at the Tetley yesterday. Usually there is a theme with artists facilitating the sessions. This week it was an open session with some people opting to create while others discussed all and everything artistic. There was a good turnout and the room was full. Really enjoyable.

One for the diary

Caring Together are delighted to be working with the Heritage project, and with Skippko Arts Team on a new venture(Open to men and women 55 and above)

During 2019 Skippko artists will be working in communities to research and gather the stories of lesser known women who were involved in the fight for suffrage at the turn of the 20th century.  One of the groups will run at Caring Together. Participants will learn about Leeds women, before exploring their own heritage stories with the support of two artists and librarians from the Local and Family History library. 

 The project will involve learning heritage techniques and sharing the stories unearthed through various mediums; that will be fun and informative using visual arts, writing and audio recordings.  There will be outings too. All the work created will form an exhibition that will be on show at Leeds City Museum in May 2020. 

Introductory Event: Thursday 27th June 2019

Dates at Yorkshire House thereafter: Thurs 11th July’19 to Thurs 15th Aug’19

2 weeks break then back on: Thurs 5th Sept’19 to Thurs 10th Oct’19

The Venue:  Yorkshire House, Floor 3, Greek Street, Leeds LS1 5SH (3rd Floor)

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Library/Outing Dates:

Tuesday 9 July’19@ 10.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 26th July’19@ 10.30am – 12.30pm

Tuesday 6th August’19@ 10.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 6th September’19@ 1pm – 3pm

Tuesday 1st October’19@ 10.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 25th October’19@1pm – 3pm

Tuesday 19th November’19@10.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 13th December’19@1pm – 3pm

Venue: Local and Family History Library, Floor 2, Leeds Central Library, Calverley Street, LS1 3AB

To register your interest, or for more information please contact Lisa Argyle at Caring Together Tel: 0113 2430298, or email: lisa@caringtogether.org.uk

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‘Look after them lungs’

Members of the British Lung Foundation and a Rehabilitation Lead Physiotherapist were available to chat with Caring Together members who attended our ‘Breathe Easy’ session last Thursday. This was all done in a convivial and relaxed session where members chatted and played board games while the professionals moved from table to table. Many thanks to all involved in facilitating this session.

Breathe Easy

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‘Breathe Easy’

Information Event

Open to all

at our Weekly Coffee Afternoon

Thursday 9th May 2019 – 2.30pm – 4pm

Main Hall, Little London Community Centre

In addition to some good company and a cuppa from Caring Together, members of the British Lung Foundation, who help people affected by lung conditions, and a Rehabilitation Lead Physiotherapist from Leeds, will be on hand to chat to, and answer questions about Good Lung Health

‘Come and join us, we would love to see you’