Community project rewarding local heroes needs nominations

January 16th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Our Community - (Comments Off)
Hairdo Heroes pic

Rock Pamper Scissors is local leeds business holding what they are calling “hairdos for heroes” on 2nd Feb, an event rewarding local heroes by giving them a new hairdo, makeover and exclusive pampering session from some of Leeds’ best hairstylists and beauty therapists. Limos, bubbly, massages, food, goodie bags, the lot.  They are looking for …
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Creative Light at Night Experience Day

December 12th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | Kirkstall Abbey - (Comments Off)

Join Olympus Magazine for a Creative Light at Night Photography Workshop on Tuesday 17 December, at Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds, open to all photography fans. The location We’ll be meeting at the Gatehouse café opposite the Abbey at 3pm for introductions over coffee and to hear about the best techniques for creative night photography. This …
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The Heritage Singers at Kirkstall Abbey will be performing christmas carols this weekend on 15 December 2013 2:00pm – 3:00pm in the Abbey church. The Heritage Singers is a 24 voice chamber choir based in Leeds. Our aims are to preserve and maintain the Anglican Choral tradition especially in rural areas, and also to provide service music …
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Should Leeds Bid for European Capital of Culture?

December 12th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | Local Issues - (Comments Off)

Welcome by Cllr Lucinda Yeadon, Executive Member for Leisure and Skills and introductions by Cluny Macpherson, Chief Officer Culture and Sport With one of the most diverse populations in the UK, representing communities with roots in more than 200 countries, Leeds is home to world class international talent.  Now, on the eve of the Grand …
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Kirkstall Stargazing – Friday 29th Nov

November 28th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | Schools/Kids - (Comments Off)
Kirkstall Stargazing Telescope

#KirkstallStargazing is a FREE Event which takes place on the Last Friday of the month, meeting outside the Queenswood Social Club on Queenswood Drive. The event was setup & run by the Volunteers of Kirkstall Community Garden with the aim to help the kirkstall community come together, learn about the solar system & share ideas. Come …
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Remembrance Sunday – Photos

November 12th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | History | Our Community | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
10Nov13K2 Cenotaph

A sizeable group of attendees came along to Kirkstall Cenotaph to mark Remembrance Sunday, led by Rev Stephen Kaye. Here’s some photos of the service taken by Val Crompton.

Burley Community Forum

November 8th, 2013 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Local Issues | Our Community | Policing - (Comments Off)
Burley Forum

Burley Community Forum  Tuesday 19th November 2013 6.30pm – 8.30pm St Matthias Church Centre, St Matthias Street   The forum meeting will use the workshop format where you will have the opportunity to discuss each issue listed on the attached agenda in small groups.  Staff from Leeds City Council Environmental Services and Planning as well …
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Remembrance Sunday

November 7th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | History | Kirkstall In Bloom | Our Community - (Comments Off)

The Abbey Churches Together Remembrance Service will be held at 2.30pm on Sunday 10th November 2013 at Kirkstall Cenotaph on Bridge Road, and will be led by Revd Stephen Kaye of Kirkstall St Stephen’s. The cenotaph has just had four new planters installed by Kirkstall In Bloom, just in time for the service. We hope …
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Kirkstall Wild Food Forage

October 20th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events - (Comments Off)

Join Edible Leeds’ Craig Worrall and Kirkstall Community Garden on a wild food forage on Saturday 2nd November 10am – 12.30pm. Booking is required and places are limited. Adults £10 (16yrs +) Child £5 Under 8 FREE For more information or to make a booking contact Craig on 07899752447 or email Download the …
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Kirkstall Abbey Gothic Film Festival

October 20th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Kirkstall Abbey - (Comments Off)

PREPARE FOR DARKNESS…CAMBRIDGE FILM TRUST AND BROADWAY NOTTINGHAM ANNOUNCE HALLOWEEN GOTHIC FILM FESTIVAL EXTRAVAGANZA AT KIRKSTALL ABBEY, LEEDS, 31st OCTOBER – 3rd NOVEMBER   Kirkstall Abbey’s Gothic Film Festival set against the spectacular backdrop of the 12th century ruined Cistercian monastery in Leeds offers audiences a unique and terrifying Halloween trick or treat experience in this stunning, historic location. A …
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