Kirkstall Remembers

November 15th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events | History | Our Community - (Comments Off on Kirkstall Remembers)

The train was just leaving for Kirkstall Abbey as people started to arrive at Kirkstall War Memorial for the Annual Service of Remembrance led by Revd Rosemarie Hayes of Kirkstall St Stephen’s. A wreath was laid by a young soldier, who had recently returned from Afghanistan, as we remembered those from Kirkstall who had died …
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November Fayre

October 30th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events - (Comments Off on November Fayre)

St Stephen’s, Kirkstall Saturday 6th November In the Church Hall from 11.00 am to 2.30 pm Attractions will include: cake stall, chocolate tombola, jewellery tombola, pound in the pot, raffle, café and lots more.

Celebration of Learning 2010

October 24th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events - (Comments Off on Celebration of Learning 2010)

As part of the celebrating learning month, Union Learn are hosting a free event on: Friday 29th October at Milford Sports Centre, Kirkstall 12noon until late Please contact Mark at Union Learn on 07766252451. Or see the flyer below:

Craig Grimes has produced a fantastic video of his journey from Leeds City Centre to Kirkstall Abbey along the Leeds to Liverpool Canal tow path. Craig uses a wheelchair but the video is a useful guide for anyone wanting to use the tow path. Craig’s descriptions of the terrain and gradients makes it particularly useful …
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Claire Rose has posted some lovely photos on photo website Flickr of Kirkstall Abbey in the autumn sunshine. To see the photo gallery, click here.

50 Plus Active Life

September 25th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events - (Comments Off on 50 Plus Active Life)

On Tuesday 5th October 2010 there is an “Active Life” launch event aimed at people aged 50 and over being held in Kirkstall. The event will feature two mystery sports celebrity guests and takes place at Kirkstall Leisure Centre. There are 50 free places available and to book or for further information contact: Allyson Bertram on 0113.395.0196 or …
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Classical Fantasia

September 20th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events - (1 Comments)

Saturday was another successful Classical Fantasia where around 9,000 people braved the rain down at Kirkstall Abbey to listen to the Northern Ballet orchestra and watch the fireworks. This video was “tweeted” by@angrybeth

More Festival Photos

August 22nd, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events | Kirkstall Abbey | Kirkstall Festival - (Comments Off on More Festival Photos)

To add to the sixteen galleries of photos already posted, we have now added more to Kirkstall Online. The following galleries were submitted by: Lorena Liberti Jamie Williamson Gareth Underwood Philip Brewster Simon Murray Vidya Padmanhabhan Michael Park

Classical Fantasia Ticket Launch

August 21st, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events - (5 Comments)

Today was the ticket launch for the popular Classical Fantasia held at Kirkstall Abbey. This year’s performance takes place on Saturday 18th September and the eagerly-awaited 9,000 free tickets were given away from 10am today in Millenium Square. All 9,000 tickets were expected to be quickly claimed on launch day and Kirkstall Online has contacted Leeds City …
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Abbey Feast of Fun

August 20th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events | Kirkstall Abbey - (Comments Off on Abbey Feast of Fun)

Visitors to Kirkstall Abbey will be greeted by a blur of flying arrows, wagging tails, slithering snakes and stunning birds of prey over the next week. A series of free outdoor events are to be held in the grounds of the 12th century abbey ruins over the coming days organised by Leeds City Council. The …
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Kirkstall Matters

August 13th, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Kirkstall Matters - (Comments Off on Kirkstall Matters)

The new issue of Kirkstall Matters (number 104) is now available on Kirkstall Online. Click here to read it In This Issue: Local Notes – Kirkstall Festival – Volunteer Awards – Aviator Allstars – Gerard Roe – Kirkstall Harriers – Local Scouts – Beecroft Primary – Kirkstall Abbey – Abbey House Museum Events – Interview …
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Classical Fantasia Tickets

August 3rd, 2010 | Posted by Matthew Guy in Events | Kirkstall Abbey - (Comments Off on Classical Fantasia Tickets)

Tickets to the 2010 Classical Fantasia are to be launched at Millennium Square from 10am on Saturday 21st August. The free open-air classical music performance in the grounds of Kirkstall Abbey is one of the most popular events of the year in Leeds due to its fantasy-inspired music, stunning fireworks and breathtaking setting which together …
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