Category: Leisure

  • ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds – 8 & 9 June

    I have been sent the information below: The ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Leeds for a fourth year on Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 June 2019. Leeds is one of just eight races in the series, along with other host cities Abu Dhabi, Bermuda, Yokohama, Montreal, Hamburg, Edmonton and Lausanne. The event will follow…

  • COOKRIDGE SCARECROW FESTIVAL & TOUR DE YORKSHIRE – LEEDS MODERNIANS

    I have received the information below from Leeds Modernians: “The time is drawing near for the Annual Cookridge Scarecrow Festival and we have already started the planning. However you may have heard that the Tour de Yorkshire is scheduled for the Sunday of 5th May which would clash with the Scarecrow Festival. After considering the…

  • TOUR DE YORKSHIRE ROADSHOW – LEEDS MODERNIANS 31ST JANUARY

    Please find below details of a Tour de Yorkshire roadshow that you may wish to attend, taking place at Leeds Mods on Cookridge Lane on 31st January. The event runs from 6.30pm to 9pm. Welcome to Yorkshire have arranged a Tour de Yorkshire roadshow to be held at Old Modernians on the evening of Thursday…

  • POCKET PARKS FUNDING

    Please find below a link to information on funding for Pocket Parks. You can paste this in to your browser. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/1-million-funding-for-communities-to-create-their-own-pocket-parks    

  • FREE EVENT – BOOK LAUNCH, 30TH JANUARY, ADEL MEMORIAL HALL

    Please find below details of a local free event that may be of interest to you. Many of you will know Pat Riley from the Adel Players. The launch of the 2019 update of my book Looking for Githa, will take place at 7.30 pm for an 8 pm start on Wednesday, 30 January, at Adel…

  • TOUR DE YORKSHIRE – ROUTE ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 – 2nd May to 5th May

    I have been sent information in respect of next year’s Tour de Yorkshire Route.  A précis of the information is below: “As in 2018, Leeds will once again feature heavily in this year’s race culminating with the Stage 4 finish in Leeds City Centre on Sunday 5th May. A significant part of the route will…

  • ADEL PLAYERS – 23RD TO 26TH JANUARY 2019 – “HAUNTING JULIA” BY ALAN AYCKBOURN

    Adel Players will be performing “Haunting Julia” at the Adel War Memorial Hall from 23rd to 26th January 2019. Details below. First produced in Scarborough in 1994, Haunting Julia is essentially a ghost story.  The play is set on the top floor of the Julia Lukin Centre, a bespoke combination of museum, shrine and music…

  • LEEDS MODERNIANS CHRISTMAS SING-A-LONG

    The following information has been sent by the Leeds Modernians. The event will take place in the Club grounds on Cookridge Lane. SING ALONG AT CHRISTMAS AT LEEDS MODERNIANS  GET YOUR WARM CHRISTMAS TOGS OUT AND HAVE A GREAT EVENING SINGING ALONG WITH THE CHOIR AND MUSICIANS ON  WEDNESDAY 19TH DECEMBER.  REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE MULLED WINE MINCE PIES…

  • SECURITY OF BEDQUILTS

    I have been chasing up the University and Parks & Countryside in relation to securing Bedquilts against future problems. I have now received the following updates from them: From the University: “Position as follows                The access gate has been modified to shroud the padlock (our internal tradesmen did the work) We’ve met with Parks (as…

  • COOKRIDGE VILLAGE SCOUT GROUP BONFIRE – SATURDAY 3RD NOVEMBER

    I have been sent the information below. COOKRIDGE VILLAGE SCOUT GROUP BONFIRE & FIREWORKS DISPLAY  SATURDAY 3RD NOVEMBER  BUTCHER BURGERS AND LARGE HOT DOGS PIE & PEAS JACKET POTATOES DRINKS AVAILABLE    ENTRY BY DONATION – THIS IS OUR MAIN FUNDRAISER TO HELP US MAINTAIN THE HUT AND SUPPORT SCOUTING ACTIVITES FOR THE CHILDREN SO…