Thursday, January 21, 2021

Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall: Abbey clean-up marks World Rivers Day

Volunteers help clean-up the riverbank at Kirkstall Abbey to mark World Rivers Day. World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world’s waterways which highlights...

September Kirkstall Deli Market cancelled

This weekend's Kirkstall Deli Market has been cancelled due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. The weekend-long event, held monthly in the grounds of...

Work starts on River Aire fish passes at Armley and Newlay

Work has started to install fish passes on two weirs in West Leeds, as part of a multi-million project to allow salmon to swim...

Water rescue teams called to Kirkstall Abbey to help woman

Water rescue teams were called to Kirkstall Abbey after a woman fell into the River Aire today. Members of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service...

Kirkstall: Breathtaking drone footage captures River Aire fish pass work

New aerial footage has shown how work has been progressing on installing a new fish pass on the River Aire near Kirkstall Abbey. The footage...

In photos: River Aire fish pass work at Kirkstall Abbey

Have you been wondering what all the work and noise is about on the River Aire at Kirkstall recently? Work is continuing to gather pace...

How these amazing illustrations of Kirkstall were created

Local photographer and artist, Mindy Goose, writes for West Leeds Dispatch about her illustrations of Kirkstall. In August 2019, I bought a new iPad. I...

Abbey Dash 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

Organisers of this year's Age UK Abbey Dash have cancelled this year's event due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event, which draws thousands of people...

2020 Kirkstall Festival Cancelled: 40th Kirkstall Festival Happening in 2021

The Kirkstall Festival is the biggest volunteer run event in West Leeds but like so many events this year it will be having...

Meeting will discuss Kirkstall Abbey path changes

Changes to plans for a pedestrian and cycle path linking Kirkstall Abbey grounds to woods near Kirkstall Forge have been met with local concern....

130-year-old selfie recreated at Kirkstall Abbey

A historic photo thought to be one of the world’s oldest selfies has been recreated more than 130 years after it was first captured...

Free family festive fun at Kirkstall Abbey

Santa, his elves and reindeer have been busy delivering Christmas presents to all the good children around Leeds and now they’re tired - so...