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 back in Cross Flatts Park where the monthly handmade and homemade food and craft market returns after a month off because of Beeston Festival. It all takes place in and around the Watsonia Pavilion from 9:30-1:30pm
Meanwhile, it’s the Yak Street Jumble Sale down at the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Holbeck, 10am-2pm, plus it’s half price on all their designer factory seconds.
Cllr Paul Wray (Labour, Hunslet & Riverside) will be holding surgeries at Hunslet Community Hub & Library, 10-11am and Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library, 11:30-12:30 if you have any issues you wish to raise with him. If you can’t make those he will also be on Facebook 1-2pm.
Saturday evening sees Slung Low presenting Opal Fruits at The Holbeck club, 7:30pm. The one woman show features class, nostalgia and five generations of women from one council estate in South London and has been described as “utterly compelling” by critics. Book at www.slunglow.org/shows
The Recovery Runners are celebrating their first anniversary on Sunday with a barbecue, after a run, obviously. It’s all at the Dock House, Armouries Drive, Leeds Dock. Running from 10am as they do every week, barbecue from 12 noon.
Holbeck Together will be serving a two course Sunday Lunch at St Matthew’s Community Centre, 12-1:30pm for just £4. Transport is available from your home or the meal can be delivered to you at home. Book on (0113) 245 5553.
On Sunday afternoon the Friends of Middleton Park present the Grange Moor Brass Band performing music from film scores and dance band melodies to popular classical and contemporary pieces. On the bandstand from 2:30-4:30pm with tea and cake served from the visitor centre.
Then on Tuesday the Friends kick off their free summer holiday children’s activities with Nature: art and exploration with the Park Rangers, 1-3pm. That’s followed on Wednesday with den building with Chris from 12-3pm. The sessions run each Tuesday and Wednesday near the Middleton Park Visitor Centre throughout August, no need to book, just turn up.
On Thursday evening Beeston Community Forum will meet at 7:30pm at Beeston Village Community Centre off Town Street. They will be discussing community safety with Cllr Al Garthwaite, Chair of the West Yorkshire Police & Crime Panel.
And finally, on Friday, Breeze in the Park returns to Cross Flatts Park. There are two general sessions: 12-2:30pm and 3-5:30pm plus a relaxed session for children with additional needs from 11am-12pm. Book your 50p tickets here.