What’s On Roundup 3-9 December 2022

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 At The Holbeck which hosts the Slung Low Christmas Fayre from 12-4pm on Saturday. Expect a hog roast (and vegan alternative) mulled wine, live entertainment and lots of stalls.

The Hunslet Hall Project are holding a strategy meeting at St Luke’s Church at 3:30pm with pizza and bhaji to keep you fuelled as you plan creating an inclusive community centre in the former school building.

On Sunday the Middleton Park Equestrian Centre are holding a Charity Dog Show, 11am-4pm. The event promises pet portraits with Santa, agility and young handler classes, stalls, food and music. There’s something for everyone and it will raise money for Leeds Children’s Hospital, Charlies Angel Centre and the Equestrian Centre.

Kaye & Son are hosting two memorial services for anyone who has lost a loved one in the past three years. The first is on Sunday at St Cross Church, Acre Road, Middleton at 1pm. The second service is at St Luke’s Church, Malvern Road, Beeston on Wednesday at 6:30pm.

At 2pm it’s The Hunslet Club’s Children’s Christmas Party. Everyone’s welcome at the Hillidge Road club.

On Monday the Middleton Community Group will be meeting from 6pm at the Middleton Elderly Aid Social centre on Acre Road.

There are three opportunities to meet PCSOs from the Neighbourhood Policing Team this week. This is a chance to chat informally, ask questions or raise specific problems. On Tuesday they will be at Hunslet Community Hub & Library, on Wednesday at Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library and Thursday at Beeston Community Hub & Library. Each session runs from 10am-12pm.

The weekly Story & Rhyme for pre-school children and their grown ups has a Festive Special on Tuesday, 10:30-11:30am, at Beeston Community Hub & Library on Town Street.

The Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s church, Town Street, Beeston opens its doors on Wednesday 10:30-12:30pm. Enjoy refreshments whilst viewing the trees each decorated by a different group, including South Leeds Life. The Festival is also open on Thursday 5-7pm and Friday 10am-12pm and 3-5pm.

Do you have an idea for a community climate action project? Would you like to get involved in helping the local environment? Come along to Our Future Beeston’s consultation evening to find out what’s already happening in Beeston and give your feedback and suggestions of what you would like to see in the coming year. Thursday 8 December, 6:30-8pm at Beeston Village Community Centre. Buffet and refreshments available.

On Friday the Christmas Lantern Festival returns to Cross Flatts Park at 5:30pm, but not before events have been held at St Mary’s Church, St Luke’s Church and Rowland Road Social Club all from 4:15pm and followed by a procession to the park.

And finally, back to where we started for a final weekend of Slung Low shows at The Holbeck, which kicks off with ‘Occupational Hazard’ – a mix of dance, comedy and community at 7:30pm. Book: www.slunglow.org/shows


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