What’s On Roundup 27 January – 2 February 2024

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 Friends of Hunslet Moor have organised a Community litter pick on Saturday at 1pm. Meet at the Friends’ community hub behind the purple flats, equipment and refreshments will be provided. Then on Wednesday at 6:30pm, the Friends hold their Annual General Meeting, also at their hub. This is a chance to meet the committee and hear about their plans for this year.

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

The panto continues at St Andrew’s Community Centre on Cardinal Road this week. There are performances of Treasure Island on Saturday at 2pm and 7pm; plus shows on Sunday at 2pm; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm. Tickets cost £6 adult and £4 children from the box office on 07988 349985 or email: standrewspantogroup@hotmail.com

Leeds Dads will be holding another free Soft Play session, 10am-12pm on Sunday morning at Little Angels behind the Tommy Wass pub, LS11 7HL. This is for dads and pre-school children and there’s free tea and toast! Book: leedsdads.org/events

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.

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. (last Sunday)

Hunslet RLFC entertain Featherstone Rovers from the Championship in the 1895 Cup on Sunday at the South Leeds Stadium. Kick off is at 3pm. Tickets cost £16 (£15 if bought online in advance) for adults; £12 (£10) concessions and under 16s go free.

Also on Monday evening, 6:30-8pm, the Beeston Hill Community Association will be meeting at the Hamara Centre on Tempest Road, LS11 6RD. On the agenda will be changes to the Tempest Road junction with Dewsbury Road.

There are four 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. Additionally, the NPT Contact Van will be outside St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck on Wednesday from 10:30am-12pm.

There are free Flu and Covid Vaccine clinics on Tuesday at Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library, LS11 6PF and on Wednesday at the Hamara Centre, Tempest Road, LS11 6RD; both 10am-4pm. You’re able to have your vaccine if you are: Pregnant; 65 years old or over; Have a long term health condition; Frontline health and social care worker; Aged 16–64 and are a carer; Aged 12–64 and live with someone with a weakened immune system. The healthcare professionals at the clinic will be happy to answer any questions you may have about winter vaccines.

On Wednesday, 10am-1pm, you can join the volunteers clearing up Holbeck Cemetery (Fairfax Road, LS11 8SY). Wear old clothes and strong shoes/boots (not trainers), refreshments and tools, and instructions supplied.

Hunslet Carr Residents Association meets on Thursday, 6:30pm, at Woodhouse Hill Community Centre, LS10 2EF.

Also on Thursday, Beeston Community Forum meets at 7:30pm at Beeston Village Community Centre, off Town Street, LS11 8DQ.

Hunslet RLFC are back in action on Friday when they take on a Leeds Rhinos team for the annual Harry Jepson OBE Memorial Trophy. The match kicks off under the lights at South Leeds Stdium at 7:30pm. Tickets are £10 adults, £5 concessions if bought online in advance. Kids under 16 go free.

And finally, we will be distributing the October edition of the South Leeds Life newspaper from Wednesday. You can collect a copy from any of these 200 pick up points.


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