Here’s a roundup of some the main events taking place over the coming week in South Leeds. Please note that our online What’s On calendar here is currently out of action
We start this week with free play, tea and toast organised by Leeds Dads. It all takes place at Little Angels Playzone, The Sugar Refinery, off Dewsbury Road, 10am-12pm. All dads and their pre-school children are welcome.
Scouting taster sessions continue on Saturday 12:30-2pm at Manorfield Hall on Newhall Road, LS10 3RR. This is a chance for 10-14 year olds who want adventure, challenge, friends and fun with 3rd Middleton Scout Group.
New monthly collection points for Leeds South & East Foodbank launch this weekend at St Luke’s CARES charity shop on Saturday and at The Hunslet Club, The Bay Horse and The Crooked Clock on Sunday. Full details here.
St Andrew’s Pantomime Group’s production of Cinderella continues this week. Shows are on Saturday at 2pm and 7pm, then 2pm on Sunday, 7pm on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, The final shows are on Saturday 4 February. Tickets are £6 for adults, £4 for children, call 07988 349985 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There’s a chance to see behind the scenes at Old Chapel Music Studios at Czar Street in Holbeck on Sunday, as used by the Kaiser Chiefs and many other Leeds bands. The guided tours are at 11:30am and 2pm.
Are you tired of your current wardrobe but short on cash (or just want to save waste)? Sheaf Street Cafeteria on Crown Point Road in Hunslet is hosting a Good On You clothes swap on Sunday 12-3pm. Clothing donations can be left before 11am, suggested donation for items £4 going to local charities.
Hunslet RLFC kick off their 2023 preseason with a friendly against Championship side Batley Bulldogs at 3pm on Sunday at South Leeds Stadium. Tickets are £10, £5 concessions and children go free.
On Monday Beeston Hill residents are getting together to plan the creation of a new community association for the area. Join them at the Hamara Centre on Tempest Road at 6pm.
On Wednesday the DASSI Peer Support Group for Black and ethnically diverse mums with kids who have special needs meets at Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library, 1:30-3pm.
On Thursday residents of Beeston and Hunslet Carr have the opportunity to meet and discuss local issues. Hunslet Carr Residents Association meets at 6:30pm at Woodhouse Hill Community Centre, while Beeston Community Forum meets at 7:30pm at Beeston Village Community Centre.
And finally, we will be distributing our February newspaper to 200 pick up points across LS10 and LS11 and to our subscibers on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Make sure you get a copy!
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