The LOVING EARTH PROJECT celebrates people, places, creatures, and other things that we love but which are threatened by growing environmental breakdown. It offers a way to help people engage creatively and constructively with the issues, without being overwhelmed. It also offers a way to share initiatives and your reasons for taking them with a very diverse audience. This video introduces the project.
Individuals and groups are invited to explore how the future of something, someone, or somewhere that we love is affected by our own actions. This exploration can take many forms, including a community textile project. All are invited to participate in this by making a textile panel of specified size, in response to the Loving Earth questions and sending it to join our travelling exhibition. We have a number of online resources and events to get you started.
We hope to display the exhibition in Glasgow at the time of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26, in autumn of 2021, and that it will tour widely thereafter. Please contact us if you would like to host a display or to work with us in some other way.
Our newsletters can help keep you up to date with our project’s development and plans. To join (or leave) the mailing list, please contact lovingearthproject[at]woodbrooke.org.uk . This is also the contact for Quaker meetings seeking to work with the project.
Climate breakdown and species extinctions are happening all over the world. We hope this project will help inspire people to make connections and change our habits, to live more sustainably for the sake of love.
What to do with your panel :
Due to COVID-19, until further notice please email us when your panel is complete. We will get in touch and let you know where to send your panel. If possible, please send us a photo of the panel, together with your text, name, and contact details.
The Loving Earth Project was set up by a small group of Quakers and is now working with a wide range of groups and individuals. All are very welcome to participate. Find out more about how the project has been set up.