What’s On Roundup 7–13 August 2021

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 news a very busy Saturday with a What’s Off. There will be no Middleton Woods parkrun this week as many of the core team are away on holiday. Runners and walkers are encouraged to visit Cross Flatts or Rothwell instead.

Holbeck and Beeston Cemetery volunteers will be out from 10am, meet in the centre of Holbeck Cemetery if you would like to join them tidying up the cemetery.

Marmalade sandwich anyone? Paddington will be visiting Holbeck thanks to the British Library, Slung Low and Wrongsemble.

Trains will be running at Middleton Railway on Saturdays throughout Augusts (and on Sundays, Wednesdays and Bank Holiday Monday).

The first in-person consultation event on the former golf course land takes place at Middleton Park Visitor Centre, by the lake, from 11am-3pm

Then it’s back to Cross Flatts Park which will welcome Breeze In The Park for two sessions on Saturday afternoon. Remember you must book in advance.

On a quieter Sunday you can learn some local history with a walk entitled The Brandlings and Middleton Park. Meet at 2pm at the Visitor Centre.

Middleton Elderly Aid’s programme is back up and running and includes a hearing aid clinic on Tuesday and a showing of Mamma Mia at their film club on Wednesday. Book on (0113) 272 1050.

LS-TEN are bringing free, coached roller skating to Holbeck Moor on Tuesday from 10am-12pm.

Wednesday sees a Mini Breeze event on Hunslet Moor 12-3pm and DAZL delivering a free dance session in Middleton Park 1-3pm, as part of the Friends series of children’s play activities.

And finally, if you’re in Cross Flatts Park on Wednesday you can browser the school uniform swap shop while your children enjoy some eco-friendly arts and crafts 10:30am-1:30pm.