It’s a new term at Slung Low’s Cultural Community College

The evenings are getting lighter, the days a little warmer, Spring has sprung and so too has the new term of Slung Low’s Cultural Community College. This term some courses will be hosted online and excitingly, some will be held at the Holbeck club.

With a brilliant mix of courses on offer, there really is something for everyone so have a look and see what tickles your fancy.

Bat Box building led by college regular Pete Clarke, will be held in the car park at The Holbeck with canopies and work benches so that everyone can work together safely to build not one but two bat boxes. Next up you can learn to grow your own salad at home in your very own handmade planter with the wonderful Hyde Park Source.

Want to brush up on your computer skills? Then why not learn how to build your own website with expert teaching from AND Digital who will introduce you to HTML and CSS. Or do you fancy a weekend delving into the world of Screenwriting? Then we have just the course for you… Alice Nutter will guide you through the writing process from sketching out an idea to developing your calling card script.

Everyone is welcome to come and join the Holbeck Choir where you’ll learn how to sing beautiful harmonies composed by the wonderful Tessa Smith from the comfort of your own home.

You can join online or in person to discover how to cook delicious food with award winning chef Manjit and her team from Manjit’s Kitchen. You will be guided through step by step instructions to create your own tasty traditional South Indian food. Or why not discover how to create exciting projections that transform spaces on the Video Mapping course? On it you will learn how to turn the side of The Holbeck into a breath-taking interactive display.

The fabulous Keira Martin will to deliver a non-contact social dance class with live music. You can learn a bit of step dance, set dance and Ceilidh! And Joe Williams, founder of Leeds Black History Walks joining us to deliver Holbeck Tales. Together you will be led around Holbeck discovering the hidden narratives of diversity in Holbeck’s fascinating history.

Completing the spring term Amy Mannacourt returns with another course of Yoga For Everybody. Together you will stretch, breath, strengthen & move, improving your physical, emotional and mental health in a gentle and nurturing way.

As always, no experience necessary for any of the classes. Slung Low provide everything for their in-person classes!

To view the full programme, with course information, visit the college page of the Slung Low website here

The Cultural Community College is based at The Holbeck, the oldest former working men’s club in the country, now a community club in South Leeds that welcomes everyone. Capacities are limited so reserve your place early. You pay what you decide after taking part.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Slung Low on or call us on 07305 155698.


This post is based on a press release issued by Slung Low