What’s On Roundup 21-27 January 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 with two regular coffee mornings, both running 10am-12pm on Saturday. The first is at Beeston Parish Centre on Town Street and the second at Hunslet Methodist Church on Telford Terrace, off Balm Road.

Beeston Festival are holding their Annual General Meeting on Saturday at 10am at the Old White Hart, Town Street in Beeston. Anyone who wants to get involved in helping to organise this year’s event (on Saturday 24 June) is welcome to attend.

Scouting taster sessions continue on Saturday 12:30-2pm at Manorfield Hall on Newhall Road, LS10 3RR. This is a chance for 10-14 year olds who want adventure, challenge, friends and fun with 3rd Middleton Scout Group.

Saturday is opening night for St Andrew’s Pantomime Group’s production of Cinderella. Shows are at 2pm and 7pm, then 2pm on Sunday, 7pm on Wednesday and Friday, continuing through to Saturday 4 February. Tickets are £6 for adults, £4 for children, call 07988 349985 or email standrewspantogroup@hotmail.com

Leeds United entertain Brentford on Sunday at Elland Road, kick off 2pm. Expect the usual heavy traffic around Beeston before and after the match.

Hunslet RLFC kick off their 2023 preseason with a friendly against Championship side Halifax Panthers at 3pm on Sunday at South Leeds Stadium. Tickets are £10, £5 concessions and children go free.

The Crooked Clock pub, Sussex Avenue, Hunslet are hosting activities on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday this week as part of the Great Winter Get Together. The free social activities include quizzes, bingo, warm space and free hot drinks.

There is a free Community Wellbeing Fair at St Andrew’s Community Centre, Cardinal Road, Beeston on Wednesday from 10am-3pm. Get advice on rising prices, staying warm, diet and more, plus free soup and a roll.

And finally, on Thursday there is the regular monthly Hunslet Remembered session at Hunslet Community Hub & Library, 10am-12pm. Beeston Community Hub & Library host a similar Beeston Remembered session every Wednesday 10:30-11:30am.


Photo: the cast of Cinderella in a break during rehearsals


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