Tag: community

Art Life: South of the River | Mellifluous Arcana by Paul Walsh

After many years of working as a senior professional in the field of information science, Paul Walsh became frustrated by a job which he perceived to “produce nothing”. From this frustration came a period quite literally in the wilderness working as an environmental conservationist before finally returning indoors, and into

Art Life: South of the River | On the Trail of a Public Artwork (and a new exhibition)

Parum Potentes Glandes Quercus (From Little Acorns Mighty Oaks grow) Much art is presented as a fait accompli. It is no coincidence that in the world of music we are only shown the making process once the finished article has been accepted as seminal. In this way we are encouraged

Youth fundraiser for Sierra Leone trip this week

South Leeds youth charity re:establish are this Friday (14 December 2018) holding a fundraising party for their latest trip to Sierra Leone in west Africa – and everyone’s invited. The event runs from 7pm at Dewsbury Road Social Club in Beeston, and will feature live music and a DJ, food, open mic,

Conkers, apples and more at Skelton Grange this Friday

Get lucky this Friday (13 October 2017), and join local award-winning conservation centre Skelton Grange for an Autumn Festival featuring harvest-themed crafts, activities, and games. The event will especially feature a range of apple-themed activities, for everyone to get involved in: picking, pressing (juicing), and making (and eating) apple based

Unsung heroes wanted for citywide community awards

Nominations are now open for Leeds City Council’s first ever Compassionate City Awards, which are set to take place this December. Anyone wishing to nominate individuals, communities and or organisations who always put others first and deserve to be recognised for their efforts in the local area, has until 20 October

Summer fun in Hunslet this Thursday

Families and kids in Hunslet are invited to a special summer fun-day this Thursday (24 August), hosted by the Hunslet Tenants and Residents Association (TARA). The free event will run 11am-3pm on Hunslet Recreation Ground, off Grove Road and Church Street, Hunslet LS10 2QT. It will feature face painting, games