Out of My Tree

Out of My Tree is a community art collective which explores our connection with nature and environmental awareness.

Out Of My Tree at Unity Day

Tree trunk wrapped in plastic carrier bags.

One of three trees decorated with plastic bags at Hyde Park Unity Day 2009. Environmental slogans hung from the branches. All the plastic was removed during the clean-up on Sunday.

Out Of My Tree

Out Of My Tree is an environmental and community arts exhibition, to be held at Holy Trinity Church in Leeds. I'll be there telling tree-themed stories in the evening, on Wednesday 26th November.

Update (9th Nov): I've received further details of the event to pass along...

"Out Of My Tree"

Artists and permaculturalists relate the beauty and wonder of trees.

Holy Trinity Church
Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW

24th-29th November 2008

1-5pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
2-5pm Tuesday and Friday
11-1pm Saturday.

Workshops and talks programme

Tuesday 25th

"Reclaim Christmas" Tree decoration workshop on 2.30-4.30pm.

Wednesday 26th

"Straw bail house building" talk by Zac Solomons, 3-3.30pm.
Learn more about sustainable housing.

"Edible Cities" talk by Niels Corfield, 4-4.40pm.
Proposal on how to make the city more productive by transforming redundant spaces.

Story writing workshop 7-8.30pm
Tree-themed storytelling & open mic night 8.30pm-12pm.
Donations on the door. Tea and cake.

There will also be a Plant Sale and information displays about local environmental projects.

Come and play throughout the week.

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