Remembrance Sunday – Photos

November 12th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | History | Our Community | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
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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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Yorkshire County Cricket Club is holding a public exhibition to invite local residents and businesses to view its proposals for the installation of four new permanent floodlights at the Headingley Cricket Ground. The proposals will be on display in the reception area of the Carnegie Pavilion, Kirkstall Road, Headingley on Friday 15th November between 3.00pm – 6.00pm …
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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 Matters 114 published!

October 28th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Kirkstall Matters - (Comments Off)
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The winter issue of Kirkstall Matters and our 114th edition has been published! You can download it from out Issuu store where you can flip through the pages with ease or simply download a pdf. In this issue: – Kirkstall Bridge reopens with a bang – Pictures from the festival – Abbey Gatehouse Cafe has …
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Mary, the Maid at the Inn

October 28th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in History | Kirkstall Abbey - (Comments Off)
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Mike Harwood, a local historian whose work we have published in past issues of Kirkstall Matters, has again provided us with an insight into local history. This time Mike delves into the suposed local legend of the popular ballad “Mary the Maid of the Inn”, trying to establish whether this was in fact based in …
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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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Car Boot & Disco-Karaoke – Queenswood

October 15th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Our Community - (Comments Off)

Q.T.A.R.A. (Queenswood Tenants and Residents Association) are holding a community day at The Queenswood Social Club on Saturday the 19th of October from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. They will be starting with a car-boot from 10 – 2 and then a Disco-Karaoke inside the club from 2 -5. Kirkstall Community Garden will also be …
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KVCA Chairman appears on BBC Radio Leeds

September 20th, 2013 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Our Community - (Comments Off)

Simon Dawson, who took over from John Liversedge as chairman of the KVCA in April has appeared as a special guest on BBC Radio Leeds last week. BBC Radio Leeds’ mid morning show features a ‘Place of the Day’ and chose Kirkstall for their destination. He had to provide a couple of interesting facts about …
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