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.
Saturday starts with a home game at Elland Road as Leeds United take on Tottenham Hotspur. The game kicks off at 12pm and you can expect heavy traffic in Beeston before and after the match.
Sticking with football, EN-GER-LAND is a one woman show presented by Slung Low at The Holbeck on Saturday 7:30pm. Lizzie goes to her first football match in 1997 aged 13 and she’s been obsessed ever since. But then something happens to make her question her place in the stands. ENG-ER-LAND is an energetic play about who’s really on your team.
Middleton Park FC host a fundraising day for six year old Carson Pratt who is battling brain cancer on Sunday from 9am-4pm at Leeds Corinthians RUFC and Middleton Leisure Centre. You can watch the youth teams play and enjoy a range of stalls and most importantly support the fundraising raffles and tombolas.
Moving from football to rugby, it’s Challenge Cup weekend and once again two Hunslet teams are in the mix. Hunslet RLFC play away at North wales Crusaders on Saturday, then on Sunday amateurs Hunslet Club Parkside take on Sheffield Eagles from the Championship. The match has been moved to South Leeds Stadium, kick off 2pm, tickets £10, available on the gate, under 16s free.
Holbeck Together host their monthly Sunday two course lunch at St Matthew’s Community Centre. It’s just £4, plus £3.50 if you’d like door to door transport. Call (0113) 245 5553 to book.
Anyone wanting find out more about the plans to extend Dewsbury Road cycle route further into town should tune in to the online webinar on Monday, 5:30-6:30, follow this link to join.
There’s an opportunity for Holbeck residents to talk to their Councillors at a drop in event on Tuesday from 3:30-7:30pm at The Holbeck, Jenkinson Lawn. It’s also a chance to find out about Holbeck Moor improvements, Streets For People scheme in the Recreations and plans for the Kays site. You can also chat to West Yorkshire Police and LCC Jobs & Skills plus there will be refreshments and children’s activities.
The Inner South Community Committee will meet on Wednesday at 2pm at St Mary’s Church, Town Street, Beeston. The meeting will start with an Open Forum where you can raise issues or ask questions directly with your local Councillors.
On Wednesday evening the Hunslet Tenants & Residents Association will hold their monthly meeting at 6:30pm at the Church of the Nazarene on Grove Road.
Then on Thursday it’s the turn Hunslet Carr Residents Association who meet at 6:30pm at the Woodhouse Hill Community Centre; and then Beeston Community Forum at 7:30pm at Beeston Village Community Centre.
And finally watch out for our March newspaper which we will be distributing to 200 pickup points across the area from Wednesday.