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Kirkstall Matters Issue 118 Published!

May 10th, 2015 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Matters - (2 Comments)

Zooming out, zooming in, this edition of Kirkstall Matters looks at local volunteering, campaigns and groups, independance for Yorkshire, national elections, whats good for spring as well as literature both local and intergalactic. New editor Ewan Povey introduces himself and aims to win the approval of readers new and established.

Free Cardio Ultra Classes at Sporting Pro

January 21st, 2015 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Sport - (Comments Off)
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Launching February, Reebok introduces the new and complimentary Cardio Ultra workout classes to get the Kirkstall community in shape. Classes are on the following dates:  Saturday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th February – 10-11am Saturday  7th, 14th, 21st, 28thy March – 10-11am Located at the Sporting Pro, Kirkstall Valley Retail Park, the non-stop versatile workout burns fat …
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Traditional Irish Music Evening at the Bridge

January 21st, 2015 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events - (Comments Off)

Irish Arts Foundation presents ‘Tea Time at The Bridge’ Friday 6th February 5.30pm-7pm approx. Traditional Irish Music evening at Kirkstall Bridge Inn with special guests….  from Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Des Cafferky is Pipe Major of the Clew Bay Pipe Band and from Westport, Co. Mayo Sean Maguire who present an informal ‘session’ of traditional tunes …
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Burley Model Allotments Secures New Grant

November 28th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Our Community - (Comments Off)

Burley Model Allotments, which are situated just off Beechwood Crescent, have recently benefited from a Community Development Foundation grant. More on this to be reported soon, however if you are unaware of Burley Model Allotments, read on for an overview.  About Burley Model Allotments Burley Model Allotments is a large self-managed society run by volunteers. There …
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Kirkstall Matters Issue 117 Published!

October 28th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Matters - (Comments Off)

Its that time of year again, and I am pleased to announce that the last issue of Kirkstall Matters for 2014 is now available for download. This issue you can read about the exciting new redevelopment that is going to take place in Kirkstall over the coming months and one project that is not going …
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Halloween Films Screened at Kirkstall Abbey – this weekend

October 28th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Kirkstall Abbey - (Comments Off)

Outdoor cinema specialists Sneaky Experience are set to screen movies such as The Exorcist and The Blair Witch Project inside our Abbey ruins from Friday 31st October to Sunday 2nd November.  The movies will be shown alongside horror storytelling, alarming actors and evening ghost-tours. There will also be something for the children, with screenings planned …
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A celebration of Irish Music & Arts – Across Leeds & The Bridge @ Kirkstall

October 4th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events - (Comments Off)

A celebration of Irish arts and culture kicks off in Leeds from the 10th of November to the 29th of November 2014. Dozens of events including music sessions, literary events, film and educational events are to take place at venues across Leeds, bringing some of Ireland’s finest artists to the city. “The thinking behind the Leeds Gathering is …
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Culture Night at The Bridge

September 11th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events - (Comments Off)

  On Friday 19th September The Bridge in Kirkstall is hosting Culture Night, a traditional Irish music community evening hosted by Irish Arts Foundation. Friday, 19 September 2014, 5.30pm-7.15pm approx. The Bridge inn Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3BW   More about Culture Night: Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This …
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Free Guided tours of Kirkstall Abbey 14-15 September

September 11th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Kirkstall Abbey - (Comments Off)

A special programme of free events and activities are set to be held in a number of Leeds Museums and Galleries’ sites this month as part of the national cultural initiative Heritage Open Days. Our own Kirkstall Abbey is also taking part, with free guided tours available 14 September 2013 – 15 September 2013, 11:30am – …
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Red Light Revival to Perform at Kirkstall Festival!

June 12th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off)
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We are very excited to introduce to this year’s Kirkstall Festival, Leeds band Red Light Revival! Along with a couple of other key acts, they will be featuring in the latest edition of Kirktall Matters. This sounds like a must see event so dont forget to check them out on the day. Who are Red Light Revival? …
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