South Leeds and beyond: An Easter what’s on

As everyone here at South Leeds Life looks towards taking a well-earned Easter break, we thought it would be nice to put together a short list of some of the things you can look forward to over the holiday weekend. Feel free to add anything we’ve inadvertently missed out in the comments section below…

Middleton Railway is open for the full weekend – operates a Diesel Service on  Saturday from 13:00 and a Steam Services on Sunday and Easter Monday from 11am. Check out the timetable here. Don’t forget, if the weather’s not snowy, check out your local park!

Easter holiday activity camp. Come down to the Hunslet Club and choose from several different things to do including sports, dance, games, cooking and arts and crafts. 8:45am – 3:00pm £8 for full day or £4 for a half day. Tuesday 10 April – Friday 13 April.

Siegen Close Residents Association Easter Bonnet parade. Siegen Day Centre, Morley, Saturday 7 April 2012, Cream teas, sandwiches and sherry will be available on the day. Easter bonnets are available for decoration from Colin Roberts by ringing 0113 253 0149. A prize will be awarded for the winner and a surprise celebrity will be judging the competition. Join in the fun and start decorating now!

Darren Cronian’s excellent My Life in Leeds blog offers a good guide if you’re stuck for what to do.

Leeds Live it Love It is also full of ideas, and there are sections on what’s on and places to go.

Over at The Royal Armouries, there’s special events galore for all the family.

Armley Mills on Canal Road has plenty to offer all the family, including a digital scavenger hunt.

Why not check out Harewood House? From stately home for the adults to fun for the kiddies, it’s a decent day out.

Visit the award-winning Thackray Museum and discover the story of medicine, from the slums of Victorian Leeds to the technologies of the future.