What’s On Roundup 23-29 September – October 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.

The Moon Palace mobile observatory will be at the White Rose Shopping Centre on Saturday, drop in between 11am-5pm, it’s free.

Hunslet ARLFC face West Hull in the Conference Premiere Division Championship play-off semi final on Saturday at The Oval, opposite Morrisons. Kick off is at 2:30pm.

On Saturday Leeds United entertain Watford at Elland Road. Kick-off is at 3pm and you can expect the usual heavy traffic and parking issues around Beeston, Holbeck and Cottingley.

South Leeds Green Film Festival launches with a showing of Together We Grow on Saturday at 6:30pm at St Luke’s CARES community cinema, upstairs at their charity shop on Dewsbury Road, LS11 6JQ.

As it’s the last Sunday of the month you can take a musical history tour of Old Chapel Studios at Czar Street in Holbeck.

Did you know that every month Holbeck Together host a two-course Sunday lunch at St Matthew’s Community Centre? It’s £5 for the meal – and £3.50 for transport – with home delivery also available. Call to reserve your meal for this Sunday: (0113) 245 5553.

The Friendly Band perform on the bandstand as the Friends of Middleton Park wrap up their summer programme on Sunday, 2:30-4:30pm

The monthly Hunslet Lake community litter pick is on Sunday from 4pm, meeting in the playground opposite the Prospect pub (Moor Road LS10 2JJ). All kit provided, just bring yourselves.

West Yorkshire Mayor, Tracy Brabin, will be answering questions on crime and anti-social behaviour in the Middleton Park ward on Monday. The meeting is at the Welcome Centre at St John & St Barnabas Church on Belle Isle Road, LS10 3DN starting at 6pm.

Also on Monday evening, 6:30-8pm, the Beeston Hill Community Association will be meeting at the Hamara Centre on Tempest Road, LS11 6RD

There are three chances to catch up with PCSOs from the Leeds South Neighbourhood Policing Team this week. On Tuesday they will be at Hunslet Community Hub and Library, off Church Street; on Wednesday they will be at Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library; and on Thursday at Beeston Community Hub and Library, Town Street. Each drop in session runs 10am-12pm.

There’s a Councillor surgery at Middleton Elderly Aid on Wednesday morning 9:30-10:30am; and a Memory Café in the afternoon, 1:30-3pm. Middleton Elderly Aid’s Social Centre is on Acre Road, LS10 4JQ

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.

BasementArtsProject, Beeston’s own art gallery, presents a free concert of classical guitar music on Thursday at 1:30pm at their Jacob’s Ladder sculpture behind Burton Terrace, LS11 5JH.

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

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.

And finally, on Friday evening at 7pm, there’s a showing of The Migration Blanket at Slung Low’s Warehouse in Holbeck, Crosby Street, LS11 9RQ, as part of the South Leeds Green Film Festival.


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