Green Woodworking Experience Days

March 10th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Our Community - (Comments Off)

Have you ever fancied trying your hand at woodwork but found conventional joinery a bit too technical? Or would you like to get creative outdoors in a woodland setting?  Then how about a day of green woodwork at a reconstructed woodland worksite complete with campfire and ever-boiling kettle? Learning how to work with green woodwork …
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Kirkstall Abbey has some money from the Happy Museum Project to look at ways of making people feel happy. One of these ways is trying something new and learning new skills. All Happy Museum sessions are free but we do ask that you help us to evaluate them; this might be by filling in a …
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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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We’re really happy to see that local curry house Sheesh Mahal was awarded Best in West Yorkshire 2014 by The Curry Club last week. Congratulations to Azram and the team!


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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Fancy working at Headingley Heart?

December 12th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Our Community - (Comments Off)

We thought you might be interested in this role for a Centre Manager (full time) at HEART in Headingley. £25,000 p.a. This is an opportunity for you to be part of this exciting venture in Headingley. We are seeking a new Centre manager to build on our success to date and ensure that HEART is well managed and …
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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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Kirkstall In Bloom Sunday 24th November.

November 20th, 2013 | Posted by Kirkstall In Bloom in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Come and join us on Sunday 24th November at 11am on Morris Lane to plant some bulbs for next spring! Hope to see you there