What’s On Roundup 22-28 April 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 church coffee mornings on Saturday, 10am-12pm. The first is at Beeston Parish Centre on Town Street opposite Nisa; and the second is at Hunslet Methodist Church on Telford Terrace, off Balm Road.

Apologies, we mistakenly reported this happening last Sunday, but there will be a national test of the UK’s new Emergency Alerts system on Sunday at 3pm. The test alert will be sent to most mobile phones across the UK. Devices will make a distinct, siren-like sound for up to 10 seconds, including on phones switched to silent mode. Phones will also vibrate and display a message about the test. If you or someone you know is living with domestic violence and have a ‘secret’ phone for emergencies, make sure it is turned off as the alarm will sound even if your phone is on silent mode.

It’s Lego Club on Monday at Beeston Community Hub & Library on Town Street from 3:30-4:30pm. It’s a free event for accompanied children over 5 years old.

On Tuesday Leeds United entertain Leicester City at Elland Road. Expect the usual heavy traffic around Beeston before and after the game which kicks off at 8pm.

Railway enthusiasts won’t want to miss The Architecture The Railways Built (Yesterday, 8pm) on Tuesday, when presenter Tim Dunn visits our own Middleton Railway. If you do miss it there’s a Yesterday +1 channel an hour later and catch up on the UKTV Play streaming service.

On Wednesday evening Songwriters and Songborrowers will gather at Hunslet Methodist Church, Telford Terrace, Balm Road at 7:30pm. Bring a guitar, your voice, or just your ears to listen to others.

Hunslet Remembered is a chance to reminisce and discuss local history on Thursday from 10am-12pm at Hunslet Community Hub & Library.

MHA Leeds South will be serving up Breakfast Bites on Friday morning, 9-10:30am at Woodhouse Hill Community Centre in Hunslet Carr.

And finally, on Friday residents of Beeston & Holbeck can meet their Councillors at the monthly surgeries: 4pm at Beeston Library on Town Street; 5pm at St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck; and 6pm at Cottingley Community Centre.


Photo: Tim Dunn filming at Middleton Railway


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