Tag: Leeds

Kirkstall Festival 2015

The 2015 Kirkstall Festival will take place on Saturday 11th July in the picturesque grounds of the 12th Century Kirkstall Abbey. The Festival is probably the largest community festival in Leeds run entirely by volunteers. Last year attracted around 25,000 people. It is not a Rock Festival, or a County Show, but an event that will entertain people of all… Read more →

The Somme Service of Remembrance 2015

A Service of Remembrance will be held at the ‘Meanwood Men” War Memorial, Memorial Drive/ Green Road, on Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 7pm. The service will be led by The Royal British Legion, local clergy and representatives of the military. All are welcome. From the War Memorials Trust: After World War I the Vicar of Meanwood Parish Church felt… Read more →

Armed Forces Day 2015

Held as part of national celebrations going on in towns and cities across the United Kingdom, Leeds will show its own appreciation for the dedication, professionalism and bravery of the Armed Forces with a range of activities and attractions. City of Leeds Pipeband will take part in the community celebration with a spitfire flyover, live entertainment from local bands, parade and… Read more →

Pudsey Carnival 2015

The aim of this event is to showcase local groups and organisations, the parade runs though the town, right down the main street before returning to Queens Park where there are all sorts of things going on – there really is something for every one! Starting at 12:00pm on Victoria Road it passes along Chapletown and through Pudsey Town Centre… Read more →

Leeds Half Marathon 2015

The Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon is one of the highlights of Leeds’ sporting calendar and as Yorkshire’s biggest hospice run has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for local and national charities. In 2015, the event will take place on Sunday 10th May at 9.30am.  The streets of Leeds are awash with colour as huge crowds turn out to cheer… Read more →

Learning Bagpipes

And so it begins… You’ve seen that guy at your friends wedding or you watch a piper on TV at New Year, it gets the hairs on the back of you neck to stand up and you’ve always like the sound of them but you’ve never known how you start to learn. It seems a funny thing but on the… Read more →

St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Leeds St Patrick’s Day Parade is in its sixteenth year and is a celebration of all things Irish. This year’s Parade will be followed by celebrations in Millennium Square, including live traditional Irish music and dancing, stalls, food, displays and much more. This is a fantastic event for families and friends of all ages, and all are welcome to… Read more →