Hello everyone, hope you enjoyed the bank holiday weekend and how great was it that the sun was shining! Let’s hope it’s here to stay for a while…. Here’s this weeks events going on in and around our area.
INDOOR TABLE TOP SALE
SATURDAY 12TH MAY 10AM – 12NOON
Rodillian Academy, Longthorpe Lane, WF3 3PU
The Friends of Rodillian are holding this table top sale with free entry to buyers. Tables will be provided for anyone wanting to sell; only £5 payable on the day. Refreshments will also be available on the day.
For more information please click here to email or call/text 07391 152538.
SPRINGHEAD PARK VOLUNTEERS
SATURDAY 12TH MAY 10AM – 2PM
Springhead Park, Park Lane, Rothwell, LS26 0ES
The Springhead Park Volunteers are meeting again this Saturday to carry out maintenance and improvement work to the park. If you would like to volunteer some of your spare time and help them out, please meet at the top entrance to the park on Park Lane, where you will be met by the existing volunteers and the park ranger. All equipment will be provided by council staff and there will also be an opportunity to discuss any ideas you may have for future activities in the park.
For more information please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CHRIST CHURCH SPRING FAIR
SATURDAY 12TH MAY 11AM – 2PM
Christ Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, WF3 3LS
This Saturday sees the Christ Church Spring Fair in the Church Hall. With lots of stalls to look at and tombolas to enjoy, you’re sure to have a great day!
Entrance is just £1 which includes a drink & biscuit!
SATURDAY 12TH MAY 8PM ONWARDS
Rothwell Parish Hall, Church Street, Rothwell, LS26 0QL
Hopefully by now you will all have booked your tickets to see Chris Bannister performing the music of John Denver. If not, don’t worry as you can also pay on the door.
Sure to be a great night of music and entertainment. Doors open at 7.30pm. Bar also available.
EMSLEYS’ CHARITY RACE NIGHT
SATURDAY 12TH MAY 7PM ONWARDS
Colton Cricket Club, School Lane, Colton, LS15 9AL
Ok so not LS26 but for a great Charity – St. Gemma’s Hospice. Tickets available for £3. For more details please click here.
MIDDLETON PARK KITE FESTIVAL
SATURDAY 12TH & SUNDAY 13TH MAY 10AM ONWARDS
The Clearings, Middleton Park, Town Street, Middleton, LS10 3SH
Again yes I know not LS26 but sure to be a great colourful weekend of fun!
See the Northern Kite Group put on a fabulous Kite Festival again this year. They’ll be colourful kites of all shapes and sizes flying, an opportunity to make your own kite, and kite flying displays. Bring along your own kite to fly outside the arena, and why not bring a picnic too.
Hopefully you’ll get the chance to see the biggest teddy bear kite in the world, along with fish swimming in the sky, dragons with long tails and other kites of all shapes and sizes.
The Clearings are signposted from the main car parks – the easiest place to park will probably be at the John Charles Centre for Sport and its only a short walk (10 minutes) into the park from there.
MOVEMENT, MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION WORKSHOP
SUNDAY 13TH MAY 10AM – 1PM
Iveridge Health Club, Wakefield Road, Rothwell, LS26 8EU
Join this 3 hour journey of yoga movement, mindfulness thinking and tai chi movement meditation this Sunday.
The session is open for both members (£15) and non members (£20).
To book your place now please call 0113 288 7666.
SWILLINGTON GIANTS NEED YOU!
SUNDAY 13TH MAY 10AM
Swillington ARLFC, MW Sports Fields, Wakefield Road, Swillington, LS26 8DT
The Giants are on the look out for new players, so if your little ones want to start Rugby League training, make new friends and have a fun Sunday morning, please bring them along.
There’s no cost involved just enjoyment and smiles guaranteed! For more information please call Kyle on the number below.
RESEARCH YOUR FAMILY TREE
WEDNESDAY 16TH MAY 6PM
Rothwell Community Hub, Marsh Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AD
If you’re not sure where to start researching your family tree, why not join the group at the Rothwell Hub and start finding out all about your roots!
For more information please contact Pauline on 07780 601917, email at email@example.com or
click here to visit their website. Alternatively you can find them on Facebook.
TIMEOUT ROTHWELL BEREAVEMENT GROUP
TUESDAY 15TH MAY 10AM – 12NOON
Rothwell Baptist Church, 97 Wood Lane, Rothwell, LS26 0PG
Timeout Rothwell Bereavement Support Group is run by volunteers to help anyone who is trying to come to terms with loosing a loved one. They have all experienced the loss of a loved one at some time and are there to listen. If you’d like, you can always bring a friend with you for support.
For more information please contact Julia on 07877 218327 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.
DANCE FUN MONDAYS!
MONDAY 14TH MAY 9.30AM – 3PM
St Margaret’s Hall, Main Street, Methley, LS26 9JE
Monday’s is Dance Fun at Amie’s Dance Academy, with Mini Moves, Mini Disco and Baby Ballet. Classes suitable for children ages 12 months+, and lots of fun for the kids and parents alike. See below for further details.
TUESDAY 15TH MAY 1PM – 3PM
Royds Court, Marsh Street, Rothwell, LS26 0TQ
Get your dabbers ready for an afternoon of Bingo, plus a raffle. Tea, Coffee and Biscuits available.
Running every Tuesday at Royds Court. Everyone welcome!
*** ADVANCED TICKETS / BOOKING REQUIRED ***
Behind the Scenes at St. Aidan’s – RSPB St Aidan’s Nature Park – 19th May – To book visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/st-aidans-behind-the-scenes-warden-walk-tickets-42783822565
GT Sports Half Term Holiday Camp – Robin Hood Primary School – 29th May to 1st June – For school years 1 to 6. For all the details and to book please visit the website www.gtsportsleeds.co.uk
Rothwell Juniors Summer Football Camps – Rothwell Juniors, Fleet Lane – Camp 1 – 30th May to 1st June & Camp 2 – 29th to 31st August – For ages 5-11 years, £15 per day. Text ‘Roth CC’ to 07717 790502 for more details.
Valentino’s Tribute Night – Valentino’s, Lofthouse – 31st May – Another great tribute night, this time it’s the turn of Micki Consiglio as Whitney Houston. To book a table for this great evening of entertainment call 01924 210310.
A Tribute to the Bee Gees – Blackburn Hall – 1st June – Tickets priced at £12.50 are available from Mrs Bobbins, 48 Commercial Street, Rothwell or online at www.tributetickets.co.uk
G FEST 2018 – Glebelands Playing Field, Garforth – 21st July – Tickets now on sale at St Gemmas Garforth & Crossgates Shops. A unique Family Charity Event this summer, not to be missed.
Charity World Darts Exhibition 2018 – Carlton Social Club – 27th July – Tickets priced at £7.50 are now available from behind the bar! For the chance to play one of the best players in the world on stage it’ll cost you £10! A great Charity Event for the summer, not to be missed. For more information contact Dave on 07725 954948.