Many of us have turned to our gardens this year, no matter what size of garden you have, or maybe a balcony or pots on the street we are celebrating the Gardens of Kirkstall a part of our Virtual Festival we want to help you celebrate you garden or favourite flowers you’ve grown so we …
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As we continue to celebrate Kirkstall in the absence of this years festival Paul Holdsworth has written about some places where nature and walking can be enjoyed. It is amazing how frequently people who visit me remark on the view from my street.  Even folk from neighboroughing parts of Leeds say things like “I never …
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Festival Pet Show

July 8th, 2020 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Kirkstall Festival - (0 Comments)

Kicking off the 2020 Virtual Festival is the ever popular dog show. Starting at 2pm Saturday 11th July and running over Zoom for 90 minutes. For more details an entry form on the festival site 2020 Festival Pet Show

Morris Dancers at Kirkstall Festival 2010

We are obviously disappointed to be missing our 40th year so over the next few weeks we will be bring you a number of online events starting with a Virtual Pet Show on Saturday over Zoom where it is safe to mix cats and dogs. More about that soon. More information will be pit up …
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Kirkstall Festival Cancelled

March 19th, 2020 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Kirkstall Abbey | Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off on Kirkstall Festival Cancelled)

Sadly we have to announce that Kirkstall Festival has been CANCELLED this year. It was not an easy decision to cancel this year’s event especially as it was going to be a celebration of 40 years of festivals. We’re already turned attention to next year and Saturday 10th July 2021. Kirkstall is an amazing community, …
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Kirkstall in Bloom – 1st 2020 work session

March 10th, 2020 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Kirkstall In Bloom | Our Community | Volunteer - (Comments Off on Kirkstall in Bloom – 1st 2020 work session)

Spring is here, the lovely gardens created by Kirkstall in Bloom have got through Winter and now need a little looking after as we prepare for the year ahead. No gardening experience necessary, just come along and join in their inclusive gardening group. They’ll provide tools, guidance, and possibly cake. Saturday, 28 March 2020 from …
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Kirkstall in Bloom AGM

February 6th, 2020 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Kirkstall In Bloom | Our Community - (Comments Off on Kirkstall in Bloom AGM)

As Winter progresses and January turns to February, Kirkstall in Bloom will begin the year with theirAnnual General Meeting. All are welcome, they’re gathering at 10.30am at Kirkstall Starbucks on Saturday 8th February 2020. It is accessible and dog friendly, just like Kirkstall in Bloom. During the meeting they’ll be discussing the sessions for the …
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Kirkstall Neighbourhood Forum AGM

January 23rd, 2020 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Local Issues | Our Community - (Comments Off on Kirkstall Neighbourhood Forum AGM)

Public Meeting and AGM on Wednesday 29 January 2020 in Leeds Postal Sports Association Club, Beecroft Street, Leeds LS5 3AS. Doors open from 7pm and the meeting will start at 7:30pm.

Statement from the Board of the Kirkstall Neighbourhood Forum Group. We are writing with an update on the Artisan situation. Despite their silence on this point during the public consultation, Artisan now claim that their proposed development on the former Tesco site is non-viable, so they want to be “let off” the whole of their …
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New Public Sculpture Launch

July 17th, 2019 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events - (Comments Off on New Public Sculpture Launch)

Friday 19th July, 6pm – 7pm – Kirkstall Leisure Centre With community consultation and engagement with Hollybush Farm and Hawksworth Wood Primary School, we are happy to bring the project together for the people of Kirkstall and city wide. The large scale sculpture ‘Latent Power’ will be placed in the grounds of the Leisure Centre …
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Kirkstall Art Trail 2019 – This Weekend

July 17th, 2019 | Posted by Steve.Harris in Events | Our Community - (Comments Off on Kirkstall Art Trail 2019 – This Weekend)

Kirkstall Art Trail is back for it’s 5th year Kirkstall Art Trail, the free annual celebration of art in the Kirkstall community on the 20th and 21st July. Venues throughout Kirkstall will host a variety of exhibitions, free workshops and activities suitable for all ages and abilities. Map of exhibits. For details and updates see …
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LOVE KIRKSTALL ABBEY PARK? Join us this Saturday A group of local residents are forming a Friends of Kirkstall Abbey Park group to develop the beautiful abbey grounds and gardens. Our first project is going to be tidying and weeding the walled garden next to the Gatehouse café. If you would like to join a …
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