Woodhouse Ridge Festival (and more)

artefacts page a.jpgWoodhouse Ridge Festival – Sunday 3rd July, 1pm to 7pm

A family fun day in the woods, focused around the old bandstand on Woodhouse Ridge. Bike powered music, performance arts, community choir, real ale bar, local history walks, kids activities, bike doctor and tasty food! Opened at 1pm by Councillor Christine Towler.

Plus a few other things happening this weekend:

Free Canal Boat Trips in Kirkstall and Armley  – Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July

Every 20 minutes between 10.30am and 4pm, no booking required.

Celebrating Leeds & Liverpool Canal’s 200 birthday, specially decorated boats will be sailing from Armley Mills Industrial Museum on Saturday and Hollybush Farm on Sunday.  One of the boats is fully accessible and has a ramp and a lift

St Gemma’s Summer Fair & Garden Party – Sunday 3rd July 12-4pm

At St Gemma’s Hospice 329 Harrogate Road Moortown, a fantastic day packed full of entertainment, crafts, stalls , games, food and an appearance by Gemma the Giraffe!  Entry is by donation

Talking Statues in Leeds City Centre

Ever wondered what the statues would say if they could talk? Well this weekend 10 of the statues in Leeds City Centre can do just that.  This includes The Black Prince in City Square and one of the Town Hall Lions.  You’ll need a smartphone swipe a plaque near the statue or enter a code and the statue will call you! More details can be found here

A walk on the wild (ish) side

2016-06-21 16.55.52Lisa, Valerie and some of Caring Together’s members went on a Tree ID walk this week organised by Oblong and Leeds Coppice Workers.


It was a really enjoyable end to the afternoon to stroll in the sunshine and to actually take a look at the trees and nature that are on our doorstep and that we often just don’t notice.


Many thanks to Dave from Leeds Coppice Workers for an interesting an informative walk.  The next plan is to maybe have a similar walk looking at edible plants.

We will let you know when we have more information about this

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