Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

10.00am – 1pm

Tuesday Laughter Club Celebrating 10 years in Meanwood

Holy Trinity Community Hall, Memorial Drive, LS6 4LF

The Lord Mayor of Leeds will be joining us for food, laughter and great company.  Admission Free

For more information call Maureen 07877 394 816

1.30 – 3.30pm

‘Creativity & Active Outdoor Workshops’ (Landscape Painting & Drawing)

Leeds Combined Arts will provide 4 workshops on landscape drawing/water-colour sketching over a four week period leading up to the Festival and Fun Day on Monday 29th May.  Workshops commence Tuesday 2nd May and will continue until Tuesday 23rd May with a display on Monday 29th May. Each workshop will meet and finish at the Meanwood Institute, Green Road, Meanwood. All arts materials, paper etc. will be provided within the workshop but you might wish to bring a fold-up chair for some of the outdoor sessions.

All work carried out over the 4 week sessions will be displayed at the Fun Day as part of the Meanwood Festival.

Meanwood Institute, Green Road, Meanwood. £3 incl. Refreshments each session. Come to as many (or few) as you like.

4.00 – 4.30pm

Lishi Tai Chi and Kung Fu Taster Session  for Kids, 5-13yrs

Children learn to be more in control of their bodies, they grow physically and mentally stronger and most importantly they have lots and lots of FUN!!  Holy Trinity Community Hall, Memorial Drive. LS6 4LF. £3




Kettlebells Taster Session

Dynamic weight training with functional patterns

FITbusters, Authorpe Road (opposite East of Arcadia) Meanwood.


7pm onwards

Local author June Taylor reads from her book ‘Losing Juliet’

She will also chat about her book and sell copies.

Also Alfred will be launching their book club that night, so if you are interested in joining a book club, head on down that evening for more information!

Alfred Bar, Stonegate Road, LS6 4HY. 

From 7pm onwards

A Traditional Taste of Ireland in Music and Food

Come and join in the craic and enjoy a taste of real Irish cooking to the sounds of Traditional Irish music. A great bowl of Carmel’s Famous  home cooked Irish stew and soda bread only £6.95.Irish Music led by Des Hurley of the Irish Arts Foundation from 8pm.

Bring your instrument or just enjoy the informal acoustic atmosphere

The Bay Horse, 14-16 Parkside Road, Meanwood.



Schwa (Peter Spafford, Richard Ormrod, and Jacqui Wicks) and Friends

Together with friends from the folk tradition, they offer an intimate selection of new songs.

Meanwood Institute, Green Road, Meanwood.

Free, with a collection.


So you think you know Meanwood?

Come and test your knowledge at the Big Meanwood Quiz. Myrtle Tavern, Parkside Road, LS64NE.