What’s On Roundup 27 November – 3 December 2021

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.

This month’s Craft & Homemade Food Market has moved out of Cross Flatts Park to the warmer environment of the Hamara Centre on Tempest Road. The Christmas themed market runs from 9:30am-1:30pm and features baking, knitted items, candles, mosaics, key rings, bags and much more, plus the chance to get a henna or glitter tattoo.

St Mary’s Church in Beeston is holding its Christmas Fair at Beeston Parish Centre on Town Street, 10am-1pm. Admire the stable outside, then come in for a bacon bap or homemade soup, before having a go on the tombola, buy a scrummy cake and much more.

All items £1 or less at Jamyang Buddhist Centre’s Jumble Sale and there’s a chance to browse their designer factory seconds. 10am-2pm, Ingram Road, Holbeck.

Middleton Elderly Aid are also holding their Christmas Fair on Saturday, 10am-2pm, at Middleton Community Centre on Acre Road. Along with flowers, crafts, cakes, gifts and a tombola, there will be hot and cold refreshments and a chance to visit Santa’s grotto.

Santa will then pop across the road to St Cross Church, 1-3pm where he will also be taking donations for the food bank and the church’s toy appeal. There will also be refreshments and a tombola.

Saturday also sees Cllr Paul Wray’s monthly surgery marathon. Hunslet & Riverside ward constituents can drop in to see hime at the following venues:

  • 10am Hunslet Hub & Library, Church Street
  • 11am Dewsbury Rd Hub & Library
  • 12pm The Hunslet Club, Hillidge Road
  • 1pm Hamara Centre, Tempest Road
  • 2pm Lock Keeper’s House, Leeds Dock
  • 3pm Middleton Railway, Moor Road, Hunslet
  • 4pm Woodhouse Hill Community Centre, Hunslet Carr

And if you can’t get to any of those venues you can join him on his Facebook page: fb.com/PaulWrayUK live at 6pm.

Holbeck Together will be serving a hot Sunday Lunch 12-2pm, book your table on 0113 245 5553.

Sunday also sees the Leeds Dads monthly meet up. Any Dads and their pre-school age children are welcome at The Holbeck club, Jenkinson Lawn, 2-4pm.

Leeds United will be playing at home on Tuesday against Crystal Palace. Kick off is at 8:15pm, so expect heavy traffic in Beeston before and after the game.

And finally, there are three residents meetings this week discussing local topics:

Wednesday 6:30pm Hunslet Tenants & Residents Association at the Church of the Nazarene on Grove Road

Thursday 6:30pm Hunslet Carr Residents Association at Woodhouse Hill Community Centre

Thursday 7:30pm Beeston Community Forum, Beeston Village Community Centre, Beeston Park Place, off Town Street