What’s On Roundup 7 – 13 October 2023

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.

On Saturday afternoon Leeds United entertain Bristol City at Elland Road. Kick-off is at 3pm and you can expect the usual heavy traffic and parking issues around Beeston, Holbeck and Cottingley.

On Tuesday, 5-7pm, the Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy on Middleton Ring Road, LS10 4AX (next to Middleton Leisure Centre) are holding their Open Evening in their brand new building. This is for pupils in Year 6 who will be moving up to secondary school next September.

Trinity Network’s local history group meets on Wednesday morning at 9:45 at Nesfield United Reformed Church, in Belle Isle, LS10 3LG.

Middleton Elderly Aid’s film club will be showing A Star Is Born (the 2018 version) at 12:30pm at their Social Centre on Acre Road, LS10 4LF. Later from 5-7pm they will be serving a Pie and Pea supper. Both events require booking on (0113) 272 1050.

If you’re looking to improve your public speaking technique or generally boost your self confidence, get along to White Rose Speakers on Wednesday evening at 7pm. They meet at the Leonardo (formerly Jury’s Inn) hotel, Brewery Wharf, LS10 1NE.

Transform23 brings ‘Secrets’ to Holbeck on Wednesday and Thursday with. Created by Icelandic artist Ásrún Magnúsdóttir, amusing, confusing and occasionally dark, this riotous new gig-theatre show is based on hundreds of real-life secrets submitted by young people in Leeds and Reykjavík. Wednesday at 7:30pm; and Thursday at 2pm at Slung Low’s Warehouse in Holbeck, Crosby Street, LS11 9RQ. Book at: transformfestival.org

And finally, also on Thursday BasementArtsProject, Beeston’s own art gallery’s new show opens. Pop along to 28 Back Burton Terrace between 5:30-8:30pm for art, drinks, nibbles chat and ‘Fray’ – a collective exhibition examining textiles weathering and breakdown.


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