Category: Holbeck

News and events for the Holbeck area

South Leeds servicewoman to be honoured as part of We Will Remember Her campaign

The Women’s Royal Army Corps Association (WRAC Association) is campaigning for proper recognition of role women in the armed services played during the Second World War with commemoration events including one at Holbeck Cemetery on Sunday (14 May 2023) at 2pm. On the morning of 11 May 1943, the biggest

Playhouse brings Football Freddie to a community venue near you

Audiences in neighbourhood venues across Leeds will be having a ball this summer when Leeds Playhouse takes Fidget Theatre’s ‘Football Freddie’ on a two-week Community Tour, kicking off on 5 June. Ten community venues, including Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Holbeck, the Hamara Centre in Beeston and Middleton Parochial Hall, will

Swarthmore Centre brings arts project to South Leeds

Swarthmore Education Centre based at Woodhouse Square in Leeds is celebrating after being awarded £200,162 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. Swarthmore will use their funding to run a two year project called ‘Creative Communities’ in South Leeds, in

Helping more Lane End Primary pupils walk to school

A new partnership is helping pupils at Lane End Primary School in Holbeck take to their feet this National Walking Month. Lane End is one of 15 schools that National Highways and Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, is working with to help encourage and enable pupils to