What’s On Roundup 25 February – 3 March 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 a reminder that as it’s the last weekend of the month, you can drop off Foodbank donations at these locations:

  • St Luke’s CARES charity shop on Dewsbury Road between 9:30am-4:30pm on Saturday
  • The Bay Horse on Woodhouse Hill Road between 11am-5pm on Sunday
  • The Hunslet Club on Hillidge Road between 9:30am-2pm on Sunday
  • The Crooked Clock on Sussex Avenue between 12-5pm on Sunday
  • North Star Coffee at Leeds Dock 9am-4pm on Sunday

Sadly, ParkPlay on Saturday mornings in Beeston’s Brickfield Park is currently suspended, but will be returning next month.

Both Hunslet clubs kick off their Challenge Cup campaigns this weekend. Hunslet ARLFC (recently formed by a merger of Hunslet Club Parkside and Hunslet Warriors) play on Saturday when they host Pilkington Recs at The Oval opposite Morrisons at 2:30pm.

Leeds United entertain Southampton on Saturday afternoon. Expect the usual heavy traffic in Beeston before and after the game which kicks off at 3pm. If you’re going to the match, the Supporters Trust will be holding a foodbank collection before the game.

On Sunday you can take a tour of the Old Chapel Music Studios in Holbeck at 11:30am or 2pm. Book at oldchapelleeds.org

Hunslet RLFC start their Challenge Cup campaign on Sunday afternoon against community club Heworth. Kick off at the South Leeds Stadium is at 3pm, tickets cost £10, £5 concessions and under 16s go free.

You can hear a group of ex-East End bouncers talk about powerlifting, faith and inner strength on Sunday evening at Middleton Park Baptist Church at 6pm

On Wednesday, the Inner South Community Committee will be meeting at the Hamara Healthy Living Centre on Tempest Road in Beeston. The meeting starts at 2pm and is open to the public, you can even put questions directly to the Councillors in the Open Forum section.

On Thursday morning there is a Library Social at Hunslet Community Hub and Library, drop in between 12:30-2pm for a chat and refreshments.

The Chronic Pain Peer Support Group will be meeting on Thursday at St George’s Community Hub & Library in Middleton at 1:30pm. Booking essential via daria.pluto@leeds.gov.uk

Being the first Thursday of the month two residents’ groups will be holding their regular meetings. Hunslet Carr Residents Association meet at Woodhouse Hill Community Centre at 6:30pm, while Beeston Community Forum meets at 7:30pm at Beeston Village Community Centre, off Town Street.

If you have a burning question to pose to leading politicians, get down to The Holbeck club who will be hosting BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? programme on Friday evening.

And finally, don’t forget to look out for our March newspaper which we will be distributing to 200 pick up points across LS10 and LS11 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.


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