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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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Local bakery Exquisite Handmade Cakes recently attended the Kirkstall Festival, our community’s annual event held in the picturesque grounds of the outstandingly beautiful Kirkstall Abbey.  Emma Stocks says: “The festival attracts thousands of visitors, from local residents, businesses, families and those coming from afar looking for an exciting weekend. This year the attractions included a …
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SCRAP at Kirkstall Festival

July 29th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Festival | Schools/Kids - (Comments Off)

If you didn’t manage to see the brilliant SCRAP at the Kirkstall Festival a couple of week’s ago you missed out on our local children (and parents) getting creative building colourful art projects out of, well for want of a better word – rubbish.  SCRAP are a social enterprise based in Leeds, focused on helping …
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Kirkstall Festival Photographs 2013

July 13th, 2013 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events | Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off)
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We are posting photographs of the Festival throughout the day on our Facebook Page. If you are not able to get to the festival or you want to relive the day, please feel free to take a look and leave a comment. The first photographs are being added now and as we receive more during …
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Hope & Social at Kirkstall Festival!

July 8th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off)
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As promised in the most recent edition of Kirkstall Matters, here is an interview with a long time favorite of Kirkstall Festival goers, Hope and Social! Here’s a little bit of info about them if this is the first time you have come across them: We’re a band who do things a little bit differently. …
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Leeds Inspired (www.leedsinspired.co.uk) will be at Kirkstall Festival with our pop up green screen to film festival goers, stall holders, performers and anyone else who want to be part of ‘Momentous’, a large scale projection that will transform the entire façade of Civic Hall into an animated mechanical clock for 3 nights in early October …
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Come and take part in Kirkstall Abbey’s photography trail (photo trail), discovering how the Abbey looked in 1888 and contribute your own pictures of the Abbey today to their Flickr page.  Feel free to use your own imagination to interpret Leeds industrialist Godfrey Bingley’s beautiful photos (see the example opposite and see more on the Flickr …
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Don’t miss this years Kirkstall Festival on Saturday 13th July! We expect this years to be the best yet with a special guest, some brilliant acts and every kind of stall you can think of. The 2013 Kirkstall Festival will take place on Saturday 13th July in the picturesque grounds of the 12th Century Kirkstall …
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Do you fancy getting more involved with your local community? Kirkstall is becoming a more and more vibrant place with many people taking up a new hobby or pastime while helping do something great for their local community at the same time. There’s lots of opportunities available, and if you have your own projects you’d like help …
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As some of you will already know, after the introduction of a new team we decided to carry on with the Kirkstall Matters Magazine in its recent format for the last issue of the year. Those of you who are members will be receiving your copies posted through your doors over the next week but …
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