Tag: The Holbeck

Stories celebrate Holbeck – a vivid and magic, real place

Holbeck and its citizens in all their glory – sometimes gritty, sometimes funny, always real – was celebrated at event to mark the culmination* of the Once Upon A Time in Holbeck project last night (15 January 2020). Slung Low, Holbeck’s own theatre company, hosted the evening at The Holbeck

MP’s Notebook: living history, childhood obesity and the station roof

The latest recipient of a Leeds Civic trust blue plaque is The Holbeck. Known by most people as the Holbeck Working Men’s Club, it is the oldest such club in the country. It began life in 1871 as a community organisation with less than a hundred members. Into the 20th