What’s On Roundup:  11-17 January 2020

Here’s a roundup of some the main events taking place over the coming week in South Leeds. For full listings go over to our What’s On calendar here.

Make clay ornaments by stamping flowers and ferns at Saturday’s Family Art Workshop at The Tetley. The free drop in event runs between 11am-3pm.

Saturday’s Digital Drop-in at Hunslet Community Hub, 10am-1pm, offers IT help tailored to your needs whether you’re a novice or need more advanced hints and tips. These sessions will run fortnightly.

Beeston Festival will take place on Saturday 27 June 2020 in Cross Flatts Park, but organising the event has already started. If you would like to find out more or get involved, get along to the Festival’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, 2pm in the Watsonian Pavilion, Cross Flatts Park.

Oliver! is the latest production from the Hunslet Rogues. Curtain up at 2pm at The Hunslet Club on Hillidge Road. Tickets are £4 adult and £2 child. There will also be matinee performances on Sunday 12 January at 12pm.

Leeds United entertain Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday, kick off 3pm. If you live near the ground you can expect traffic congestion before and after the match.

It’s Film Night this Saturday at Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Holbeck. They are showing “Chasing Buddha – life is not a sentence.” 6pm for a 6:30 start. The award-winning documentary follows Buddhist Nun Ven. Robina Courtin as she guides death row inmates in the heart of America’s bible belt.

The Church of the Nazarene on Hunslet Hall Road are holding their monthly free community meal on Sunday from 1pm.

Hunslet RLFC continue their preseason against Batley Bulldogs at South Leeds Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Tickets are £10, £5 concessions and under 16s are free, kick off is at 3pm.

Sheaf Street Cafeteria on Crown Point Road host their After Work Wednesdays Open Mic night on … Wednesday, 6-11pm.

The Toy Library pays its monthly visit to St George’s community hub in Middleton on Thursday, 11:15am-12:15pm.

St Luke’s Tenants & Residents group, which covers the lower slopes of Beeston Hill, meet at St Luke’s Primary School at 6pm.

#Techmums, for women who are currently outside employment, due to childcare or career breaks, who want to learn new digital skills for day-to-day life or go on to retrain and access further education, is starting up again. There is a free drop in event at Dewsbury Road Community Hub on Friday, 1-3pm.

And finally, Friends of Cross Flatts Park are starting a free monthly board and card game night on Friday from 6pm at the Watsonian Pavilion in the park. Have fun, be competitive and make new friends.