What’s On Roundup 20-26 May 2023

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.

We start this week in Hunslet at the Leeds College of Building which is holding an Open Day on Saturday, 10am-1pm. Take your first steps into the Construction industry with campus tours, information from experienced tutors and more. Register at bit.ly/3ZDNHLE

Then it’s on to Belle Isle for the launch of a new monthly Repair Café  on Saturday, 1-4pm, at BITMO’s GATE centre, Aberfield Gate, LS10 3QH. The Café will bring together people with things that need fixing with volunteers who have the skills to fix them. The organisers are still looking for more skilled volunteers so get in touch with Peter, Tracey and Jo on (0113) 378 2190 or email gate@belleisletmo.co.uk

There is choice of rock concerts in Holbeck on Saturday evening with The Beatles Revolution performing at The Holbeck club on Jenkinson Lawn, LS11 9QX. Meanwhile over at Slung Low’s Warehouse on Crosby Street, LS11 9RQ it’s Warehouse Rock. Eight local bands, five hours, one gig. Come and sing, dance, shoe gaze; there’s sure to be something for everyone. Air guitars welcome! Doors at 6:30pm, ​bands begin at 7:30pm.

Head to LS-TEN Skatepark on Sunday for Quad & In-Line Jam n’ Chill – a day of skate competitions, food stalls, live music and more. Profits from the event go to the Charity and the Skate Scholarship, who provide skates and coaching to disadvantaged young people and their families… roll up and show your support! From 12pm, book here.

Children are invited to a free rugby training session on the pitch at South Leeds Stadium on Sunday at 1:15pm ahead of Hunslet RLFC’s match against Workington Town, which kicks off at 3pm.

Hands Across Ceilidh Band will be playing live in Middleton Park, 2-4pm. Hands Across will be playing well-known foot-tapping dance tunes from the bandstand. Come and enjoy the music and have a dance!

On Monday the new Beeston Hill Residents Association will be meeting at 6:30pm at the Hamara Centre on Tempest Road, LS11 6RD. The new committee are keen to hear your ideas for the community.

If you’ve got an issue to discuss with the Police you can meet your PCSOs at Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library on Wednesday and at Beeston Community Hub & Library, Town Street on Thursday. Both sessions run 10am-12pm.

On Wednesday evening you are invited to Hunslet Methodist Church on Telford Terrace, Balm Road for Songwriters and Song Borrowers. Come and sing your own songs, other people’s songs or simply listen, from 7:30pm.

On Thursday, 10-11:30am, it’s the monthly Hunslet Remembered session at Hunslet Community Hub & Library is a chance to reminisce and discuss local history.

On Friday morning MHA South Leeds will be offering Breakfast Bites at Woodhouse Hill Community Centre in Hunslet Carr from 9:30am and Hunslet Community Hub & Library off Church Street have their coffee morning 10-11:30am.

And finally, on Friday the Beeston & Holbeck Councillors will be holding their monthly surgeries: from 4pm at Beeston Community Hub & Library, Town Street; 5pm at St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck; and 6pm at Cottingley Community Centre.


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