Tag: christmas lights

When are South Leeds Christmas Lights switching on?

Christmas Lights in Beeston, Belle Isle, Holbeck and Middleton will be switched on at events over the next two weeks. Belle Isle goes first on Wednesday 2 December* at 4pm on Belle Isle Circus. The event will feature music from Windmill Primary School (and possibly Opera North). Beeston follows on

Christmas is coming to Beeston, Holbeck and Cottingley

Christmas is nearly upon us and we’ve got a number of events coming up to celebrate the festivities in Beeston, Holbeck and Cottingley. Things started off last Sunday with carol singing around the Christmas tree near the shops at Cottingley. On Thursday of this week (4 December 2014) we will

2013: the South Leeds year in review

  Welcome to our review of 2013, a year of contrasting weather – a winter that didn’t let go until late May followed by a long warm summer and rounded off by wild storms. One of the stories that ran all year, started right here at South Leeds Life with

Lantern Festival lights up Cross Flatts Park

Several hundred people joined a Salvation Army Band to sing carols in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston on Friday (13 December 2013). Photos by Daniel Heeles Organisers of the inaugural Lantern Festival dressed the park in lights. Tea light lanterns and trees wrapped in fairy lights guided people along the paths

Roundup: Christmas Lights Up South Leeds

  There has been a host of Christmas activities over the last week and South Leeds Life reporters have there to capture the excitement. Photos by: Lucy Potter, Stephen Williamson and Jeremy Morton Last Wednesday (4 December 2013) saw children from the local primary schools join with residents at Middleton