Tag: Olympics

Olympic Boxing Gold Medalist Meets Hunslet Club Members At White Rose Shopping Centre

Hunslet Club Boxers were invited to the White Rose Shopping Centre in South Leeds to meet the first ever female Olympic Boxing Gold medalist Nicola Adams.The Leeds born star answered their questions in front of a large crowd of shoppers and media before posing for pictures and signing some boxing

Hunslet Club Unveils New Weekly Activity Timetable

    The Hunslet Club is unveiling it’s new action packed timetable of weekly activities which will commence from August 28th. An incredible 75 weekly sessions are listed, catering for all ages from tot to grandparents We hope that there is something for everyone here. New to the timetable are Tuesday night Zumba

Olympic Inspired Volunteers Sought At The Hunslet Club

The Hunslet Club is appealing to people in South Leeds who have been inspired by the success of the Olympics to join it’s winning team of volunteers to help grow and develop the champions of the future. Jason Slack at the club explains: “The Olympics has been a been a

Chinese Olympic swimmers make a splash in south Leeds

China’s Olympic athletes have begun arriving in Leeds as they begin their pre-Games training camp ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games – and they’ve alrready been making a splash at the John Charles Centre for Sport. Approximately 220 athletes, coaches and support staff will be based in Leeds over

Thread: Olympic torch in Beeston and Hunslet – UPDATED

[slideshow]Above: slideshow of Olympic Torch photographs taken by our voluntary contributors today. Many thanks to everyone for their contributions. UPDATE: Regular South Leeds Life contributor Paul Ibbotson has sent us some photographs of when the torch entered Elland Road. UPDATE: The third video of the day in this Olympic Torch

South Leeds celebrates Olympic torch with events in Beeston and Hunslet

Monday will see the big day finally arrive! The Olympic Torch will be carried through Beeston and Hunslet early in the morning – and South Leeds Life is encouraging everyone to line the streets and celebrate! Earlier this week, an estimated crowd of 25,000 people lined the streets of Boston Spa, Wetherby

Voices – A showcase of new work created by youth theatres in Leeds

South Leeds Youth Theatre has been invited to perform at Leeds Carriage Works on 9th July, 7pm, writes youth theatre directors Sara Allkins and Michelle Cunningham. We have been working very hard since January exploring ideas around the Olympics and being part the Cultural Olympiad. On the very day the