Join us for a conversation about environmental justice, Caribbean Literary Heritage, and the joys and complexities of writing about woodlands.
A workshop exploring understandings of forest ecologies through research practices. Part of Leeds Digital Festival.
This conversation will explore the necessity and urgency of bringing a decolonial lens to the practice of horticulture – from the stories we tell about it to the language we use within it, how that shapes us as growers and gardeners and the dialogue around the gardens and land we grow in. The idea of…
This conversation is presented in partnership with The Willowherb Review, which published Zakiya Mckenzie’s account of taking note of the birds around her for the first time. She’ll be joined by three enthusiasts for the company of birds: Jon Day, who races pigeons; lifelong birder Tim Dee; and, calling in from Hawaii, Paul Theroux.
Poetry workshop with Forestry England centernary poet Zakiya McKenzie Sunday 18th July (9.45am - 12.00pm) We are excited to have the wonderful opportunity to welcome renowned poet Zakiya McKenzie to Leigh Woods this summer to help us enjoy the beauty of our local woodland. We start with an introduction from Zakiya with readings of poems…