Tag: Diamond Jubillee

Middleton Railway marks its Diamond Jubilee

This weekend (20-21 June 2020) was supposed to be the glittering gala centrepiece of Middleton Railway’s year-long celebration of its 60th anniversary, until the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to it. However, the amazing team of volunteers who run the railway couldn’t let the moment pass unmarked and a so

Holbeck holds Queen’s Diamond Jubilee party – and Greenhouse residents celebrate too

Holbeck knows how to party! 13 of the area’s community groups got together over the Jubilee weekend to hold a party. Organiser Ian Pickup tells South Leeds Life that the event, in St Matthew’s Community Centre, had a visitor in the form of the Deputy Lord Lieutenant Major Stan Hardy.  Hilary

Mapped: South Leeds Diamond Jubilee events

South Leeds is set to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in style over the bank holiday weekend! There are a number of events planned that we know of, from St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck to Hamara in Tempest Road and the Garden Gate pub in Hunslet. Check out our

Historic Footage of Queen’s Visit to South Leeds Features (Briefly) in ITV Documentary

Longtime readers of South Leeds Life may recall the story of a historic film of the Queen’s visit to South Leeds in 1958 being found under the stage of the Hunslet Club  You may be interested to learn that some brief excerpts from this are to feature on an ITV