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.
A new group led by residents and supported by Hunslet Community Hub & Library have organised a Balance Bikes session on the ‘slab’ outside the hub. Bikes and helmets are provided and the bikes are perfect for toddlers helping them develop their co-ordination and motor skills. It all starts at 11am on Saturday.
It’s the Saturday Family Film Club at 11am on Saturday at St George’s Community Hub and Library in Middleton. The club chooses films based on favourite books available on the library shelves. Suitable for children aged 7+, Book here.
There are coffee mornings at Beeston Parish Centre on Town Street and at the Church of the Nazarene on Grove Road, Hunslet, both 10am-12pm.
It’s the last session of the year for the Beeston & Holbeck Cemeteries Volunteers. If you’d like to help them get along to Holbeck Cemetery on Beeston Road from 10am, tools are provided.
If you would like to join the Your Space Women’s Walking Group at 11am on Saturday ring 07435 914350.
Saturday is also the date for Slung Low’s Christmas Fayre at The Holbeck club on Jenkinson Lawn from 12-4pm. There will be stalls, food and entertainment both inside and out in the car park including: crafts, bakes, toys, gifts and creative wares. Music will come from Backstage Brass and the Slung Low choir will lead the carol singing. Then there’s the traditional Pay What You Decide hog roast and food for veggies too; plus let’s not forget the mulled wine.
Leeds Dads have organised a buggy-friendly Dads and Kids Walk in Middleton Park on Sunday morning. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 10am.
Leeds United will be playing at home on Sunday against Brentford. Kick off is at 2pm, so expect heavy traffic in Beeston before and after the game.
The Holbeck Christmas Lights will be switched on at 5:30pm outside St Matthew’s Community Centre, followed by hot food inside.
St George’s Community Hub and Library in Middleton is holding a Christmas week. Wednesday sees three free Christmas Craft Workshops. At lunchtime, 12-2pm, adults are invited to try glass painting with local volunteer Jacqueline. There’s an after-school children’s session at 3-4:30pm. Then at tea time, 5-6:30pm, Arlie from Your Space will host a card making workshop (with hot chocolate).
And finally, pre-school children will enjoy Christmas Story Time and Rhyme on Thursday 10:30-11:30am at St George’s.