Kirkstall Art Trail returns for fifth time this weekend

Kirkstall Art Trail 2019 map

Popular Kirkstall Art Trail (KAT) returns for the fifth time this Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st as businesses and private homes once again open their doors to display local artists creations, writes Keely Bannister.

The eclectic mix of venues which will be hosting art includes Kirkstall Abbey, St Stephen’s Church, Headingley Allotments and a train station underpass!

As well as viewing local artists’ work, attendees can also take part in a range of workshops and events such as helping to create a community mural, enjoying a guided walk around the tranquil grounds of TCV Hollybush and listening to a poetry reading. 

Accompanying the art trail will be a Duck Trail: 100 yellow plastic ducks will be hidden around the trail each day. If you find one with a number from one to five on the bottom and take it to a member of the KAT team, you will receive a goody bag. 

Attendees will also have the chance to view the newly unveiled public art sculpture Latent Power outside Kirkstall Leisure Centre.

The trail is free, designed to be as inclusive as possible with families and children being welcome.

You can learn more about the Kirkstall Art Trail by visiting their website.


Local news is in crisis. Can you help?

These are challenging times for local news providers – and producing your daily dose of West Leeds Dispatch comes at a cost!

We’re a small, community-led news organisation which needs your support to keep delivering quality journalism. We want to continue to maintain our openness and protect our precious independence – and above all to connect people with what’s happening in their part of West Leeds. Every reader contribution, big or small, helps us to do that.

For as little as £4 a month (£1 a week) you can support us – and it only takes a minute.

Or set up a standing order with your bank: Contact us on if you’d like to do this.

Your support will make a difference. Thank you


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.