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West Leeds what’s on guide: May 2019

Compiled by Keely Bannister,
Madeleine Byrne and Damon Sugden

Here’s the first of a new monthly West Leeds what’s on guide, featuring events from across the area this month.

Friday, 3 May

New Wortley Festival, events throughout the day, see website for more details and times.

Friday Night Project at Pudsey. Just a reminder that the Junior session (6-7.30pm) at Pudsey has recently been reaching full capacity. You can now pre-book tickets to avoid disappointment on the night. Booking 0113 336 7686. All members will need a BREEZECARD to access the sessions.

Saturday, 4 May

New Wortley Festival, events throughout the day, see website for more details and times.

Leeds Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support weekend group, 10am-12noon. Church of Venerable Bede, Bramley.

rodley nature reserve
Rodley Nature Reserve

Sunday, 5 May

Pudsey Produce and Crafts Market, Pudsey Market P,lace and Pudsey House, 9am-1pm.

Farsley VE Day celebrations, Farsley Town Street, from 12 noon. Fun and entertainment for all the family. Featured will be a variety of military vehicles, 1940s entertainment and a planned flypast. Raising money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Details here.

Spring Bird Walk, Rodley Nature Reserve, 9am-11am.

Monday 6 May

Donate your unwanted bike at Kirkstall Forge to be refurbished and given to communities in need. 9am-12pm.

Tuesday 7 May

Donate your unwanted bike at Kirkstall Forge to be refurbished and given to communities in need. 7.30am-5.30pm.

Saturday 11 May

Pudsey Plant Sale, Gardeners Shop, Parkfield Close, 10am-2pm by Pudsey Gardeners’ Association.

Dawn Chorus Walk, Armley and Gotts Park, Armley, 5.30am run by Wade’s Rangers.

Saturday 18 May

Pudsey Carnival. The parade starts as 12 noon and runs through the centre of Pudsey. The theme this year is Space. Stalls, events and funfair is at Queens Park.

Tuesday, 21 May

Armley Forum will discuss local issues at 7pm in Armley Library.

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Farsley Farmers Market

Saturday 25 May

Farsley Farmers Market, held in St John’s Church Hall & Grounds from 9am.

Saturday 25, Sunday 26 & Monday 27 May

Kirkstall Deli market, with over 40 unique stalls each day you can enjoy an afternoon browsing hand-made crafts and local produce from across Yorkshire in a glorious setting while supporting your local businesses. 12-3pm daily.

Thursday, 30 May

Bramley and Stanningley Ward Forum, Eric Atkinson Centre, Wellington Gardens 7pm.

Saturday, 1 June

Hanging Basket event by Armley Common Right Trust at Moor Top Little Park at the crossroads of Armley Town Street and Wortley Road. 9.30am until its all gone. Free.

Details are accurate at the time of going to press but we advise people to double check with the organisers before attending.

This report was compiled by Keely Bannister, Madeleine Byrne and Damon Sugden, who are participants on our current community reporters training course at Bramley Lawn.

Sorry if we’ve missed your event this month, feel free to add yours in the comments below. To be included in June’s guide, e-mail your details to news@westleedsdispatch.com.

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1 COMMENT

  1. Friday 17th May: Hawksworth Community Hub are fundraising as part of Just One Day for the Lord Mayor’s charity (St. Gemma’s Hospice). It will be a spin on a tombola, where all tickets will win something.

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