What’s On Roundup 6-12 August 2022

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 Holbeck Cemetery (Beeston Road) where you can learn traditional scything on Saturday from 10am. The Beeston & Holbeck Cemetery Volunteers will be cutting and raking the meadow, tools and training will be provided and people of all ages are welcome.

Let’s Do More are running community basketball sessions at Cockburn School (Gipsy Lane, Beeston) on Saturdays throughout August. Check their Facebook page for details of times and age groups.

Skelton Grange Environment Centre in Stourton are holding a free Craft & Plant event on Saturday, 11am-1pm. Paint a pot and plant some herb seeds to grow and use in your cooking. Booking required at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/craft-and-plant-tickets-383504772097

The football is back with Leeds United playing Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. Kick off is at 3pm so expect the usual heavy traffic around Beeston before and after the game.

Sunday sees Senses Through Elements’ Family Fun Day at Rowland Road WMC, 11am-4pm. There’s masses for families to do and you’ll be helping to create a sensory play space.

On Tuesday the Foster4Leeds team will be at the Beeston Community Hub & Library on Town Street. They’ll be able to talk to you about becoming a foster carer and answer any questions you may have.

Hunslet Moor hosts a free activity day on Tuesday, run by LCC Youth Services from 12-3pm

Then later on Tuesday it’s the quarterly meeting for residents of Hunslet Moor at 6:30pm at Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library.

On Wednesday the Climate Hub will be at the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, 10:30am-1:30pm. Information, uniform exchange, family friendly eco arts and crafts, challenges and giveaways. Make a Climate Pledge for entry into the free draw to win a beautiful planter from Leeds Wood Recycling.

Baffled by you smart phone or tablet? Drop in to Dewsbury Road Community Hub & Library on Thursday, 10am-12pm, for a practical workshop called How to get on the internet and use it.

And finally, don’t forget to check our guide to family friendly summer activities including free play sessions, activity days, museums and much more.