What’s On Roundup 29 April – 5 May 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 in Cross Flatts Park where Beeston in Bloom will be holding one of their very popular plant sales on Saturday, 10am-12pm, at the Watsonian Pavilion.

Also starting at 10am is the Holbeck Happy Day event at Jamyang Buddhist Centre on Ingram Road in Holbeck.

There’s coffee morning on Saturday, 10am-12pm at Hunslet Methodist Church, Telford Terrace, Balm Road.

The Handmade and Homemade Food and Craft Market returns to Beeston Parish Centre on Town Street (opposite Nisa) on Saturday 11:30am-2:30pm.

On Saturday afternoon Hunslet RLFC will play Drighlington ARLFC for Jimmy Watson’s testimonial game. The match kicks off at 1pm, but children’s activities start pitchside at 11:30am and grown ups will be able to continue the celebrations in the Phoenix Bar after the match.

If you enjoy ska music, get down to The Holbeck club for an evening of live music from Beyond Madness. The show starts at 8pm, The Holbeck is on Jenkinson Lawn, LS11 9QX.

There are escorted Bluebell Walks in Middleton Park on Sunday and Monday. Organised by Friends of Middleton Park and Middleton Railway the walks start at 11:20am, 12:40pm and 2:20pm from Park Halt up to the Visitor Centre café.

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.

The Grove Inn, tucked away on Back Row beneath Bridgewater Place (LS11 5PL) has organised a Rock Against Racism all day-er on Sunday featuring a host of local bands including The Critones, Charaters Actors, Xlerators, The Spooks, System Of Hate and many more. It kicks off at 2pm and goes on till late, but don’t worry it’s a bank holiday the next day.

The Greenmounts and Surrounding Area Residents Association have put their monthly meeting back to Tuesday because of the bank holiday. As usual it will be at Beeston Hill United Free Church on Malvern Road starting at 6:30pm.

You meet your local PCSOs on Wednesday morning, 10am-12pm at Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library; and on Thursday at Beeston Community Hub & Library, Town Street.

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

Beeston Community Forum meets at Beeston Village Community Centre, off Town Street starting at 7:30pm.

And finally, on Friday the Coronation celebrations kick off with Holbeck Together’s Coronation Afternoon Tea Party at St Matthew’s community centre, 12-3pm


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