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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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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 Sunday 8th May, 10:30am This year Kirkstall in Bloom will be entering Yorkshire In Bloom, and will be showing off the area around the crossroads including the Drink and Be Grateful Garden and the Cenotaph. In between these to is a goit that runs through the Abbey grounds, and we’d like to tidy it up …
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Remembrance Sunday

November 7th, 2013 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | History | Kirkstall In Bloom | Our Community - (Comments Off on Remembrance Sunday)

The Abbey Churches Together Remembrance Service will be held at 2.30pm on Sunday 10th November 2013 at Kirkstall Cenotaph on Bridge Road, and will be led by Revd Stephen Kaye of Kirkstall St Stephen’s. The cenotaph has just had four new planters installed by Kirkstall In Bloom, just in time for the service. We hope …
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Planting sunflowers with Kirkstall in Bloom

March 17th, 2013 | Posted by Kirkstall In Bloom in Events | Kirkstall In Bloom | Local Issues - (Comments Off on Planting sunflowers with Kirkstall in Bloom)

We are holding a sunflower competition this summer with some planting friends over in Calverley, the plan is to plant sunflower seeds on the 1st April and measure them on the 12th August and see who the winner is! If you are interested we are meeting on Easter Monday (1st April) at 1pm,all you need …
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Do you fancy getting more involved with your local community? Kirkstall is becoming a more and more vibrant place with many people taking up a new hobby or pastime while helping do something great for their local community at the same time. There’s lots of opportunities available, and if you have your own projects you’d like help …
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As some of you will already know, after the introduction of a new team we decided to carry on with the Kirkstall Matters Magazine in its recent format for the last issue of the year. Those of you who are members will be receiving your copies posted through your doors over the next week but …
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Big Green Weekend this Sunday

October 5th, 2012 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | Kirkstall In Bloom | Our Community - (Comments Off on Big Green Weekend this Sunday)

The Conservation Volunteers charity urges everyone in Leeds to do their bit to protect vulnerable everyday green spaces or risk losing them Approximately one-third of the UK’s green spaces are under threat Big Green Weekend 2012 is in Leeds to inspire citywide conservation action The Conservation Volunteers, an environmental volunteering charity, is calling on everyone …
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Kirkstall In Bloom at Kirkstall Festival

September 11th, 2012 | Posted by Kirkstall In Bloom in Kirkstall Community First | Kirkstall Festival | Kirkstall In Bloom - (Comments Off on Kirkstall In Bloom at Kirkstall Festival)

  In July we were part of Kirkstall Festival for the first time. Kirkstall in Bloom started in early 2012 and is a group of local residents that have come together to beautify areas of Kirkstall, and are currently completing the drink and be grateful fountain area on Kirkstall Road opposite the leisure centre. Kirkstall …
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Kirkstall in Bloom welcomes new members!

May 17th, 2012 | Posted by Kirkstall In Bloom in Events | Kirkstall In Bloom | Our Community - (Comments Off on Kirkstall in Bloom welcomes new members!)

Can you help Kirkstall in Bloom? We’re a new local group looking for volunteers to help us beautify areas of Kirkstall. You don’t have to have green fingers to join, just bags of enthusiasm and an interest in improving Kirkstall. If you are able to give as little as one hour a month, then we would …
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Kirkstall In Bloom

November 14th, 2011 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Kirkstall In Bloom - (Comments Off on Kirkstall In Bloom)

Kirkstall Valley Community Association are starting a Kirkstall In Bloom group to bring together members of the Kirkstall community to improve local communal areas. One of the first projects suggested is by the “drink and be grateful” fountain on Kirkstall Road and to plant some bulbs ready for spring and a “welcome to Kirkstall” sign. …
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