Holbeck-based arts charity, Pyramid, celebrates its 30th anniversary this Autumn. Pyramid supports people with learning difficulties from all backgrounds to discover the arts and develop their own creative practice. The charity campaigns to remove institutional barriers that prevent artists with a learning disability from accessing work and exhibition spaces, and
Here’s your roundup of family friendly activities for November. I’m Helen Robinson and I run local parents’ website and community, South Leeds Mumbler: southleeds.mumbler.co.uk. Visit the website for more ideas and up to date listings of regular playgroups, classes and days out ideas. With the end of half term, bonfire
Here’s your roundup of free and low cost family friendly activities for the 2019 October half term. The Royal Armouries is free entry and open 10am-5pm. The half term programme focuses on Movie Monsters, with a ghost hunters tour, masterclass on how monsters are created on the big screen and
As we reported in the summer, Leeds City Council and its partners are encouraging residents to get more active under the banner Get Set Leeds. I spoke to Dean Smith about how running with South Leeds Lakers has made a difference in his life. South Leeds Lakers is a friendly,
Children’s author Jason Beresford spent the day with students at Hugh Gaitskell Primary School to celebrate the launch of the Leeds Year of Reading in September.
Students transformed into superheroes for a whole school assembly before participating in interactive author-led reading and drama workshops.
Leeds City Council has declared a ‘Year of Reading’ across the city. The aim of Leeds Year of Reading is to promote and encourage a love of reading across the city and, in particular, to engage children and their families, from different communities and backgrounds, in positive reading activity to help generate a long-term love of reading.
This September sees the first monthly Leeds Dads meet-up event in the group’s new home, The Holbeck. Leeds Dads creates opportunities for dads of pre-school children in Leeds to spend time with their kids. The group has been running a popular monthly meet-up for dads and their children at The
Five-year old Blossom Crosby from Middleton has won three Gold medals at the 2019 Elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Junior World Championships. Blossom stormed to victory, winning all her matches without dropping a single point. The Junior World Champ secured a decisive win in each of her medal-winning matches through arm bar
Filling the summer holidays with affordable activities for the kids can be daunting. In South Leeds we’re lucky to have lots of freebies. Here’s a roundup of some ideas to kick start your family summer. I’m Helen Robinson and I run local parents’ website and community, South Leeds Mumbler: southleeds.mumbler.co.uk;
The Tetley Weekender provides its annual free family festival, which is always a lot more informal and fun than it sounds on the artistic programme. The Tetley Weekender annual micro festival will take place on 29 and 30 June, welcoming families from across Leeds for a weekend of free creative