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2024

All events are at, or close to, the Visitor Centre unless otherwise stated.

May ...

  • 5th May Sunday - Bluebell Walks
    Meet at the Middleton Railway Park Halt platform at 11:20am , 12:40pm and 14:20pm. Either come on the Train or meet 20 minutes earlier at the Visitor Centre and walk down with a guide.
    Enjoy a guided stroll to the Park Visitor Centre and Cafe, through the splendour that is the carpet of Bluebells in Middleton woods. The walk will take aproximately 40 mins, and is up and down hill and could be on unsurfaced paths.

  • 6th May Monday - Bluebell Walks
    Meet at the Middleton Railway Park Halt platform at 11:20am , 12:40pm and 14:20pm. Either come on the Train or meet 20 minutes earlier at the Visitor Centre and walk down with a guide.
    Enjoy a guided stroll to the Park Visitor Centre and Cafe, through the splendour that is the carpet of Bluebells in Middleton woods. The walk will take aproximately 40 mins, and is up and down hill and could be on unsurfaced paths.

  • 19th May Sunday - Beeston Wood Walk - 1:30 p.m. to aprox. 3:00 p.m.
    There is lots to see in the west of the Park in Beeston Wood - from an 800 year old medieval boundary ditch to the route of the best tram ride in Leeds, with a lost ice house and one of the largest historical mines in the park, and the woodlands are simply magnificent.

  • 28th May Tuesday - FREE School Holiday Children's Activity. - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Register at the Event.
    CANCELLED

  • 29th May Wednesday - Den Building and Dandelion Crafts - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    FREE School Holiday Children's Activity.
    Register at the Event.
    CANCELLED

June ...

  • 2nd June Sunday - Phoenix Brass Band - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    A band for all ages, with members ranging from 10 to 76. Come and enjoy the music!
    Band sponsored by local Councillors.

  • 30th June Sunday - Broom Pit - 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Broom Pit closed in 1968, and the area was infilled and landscaped. This guided walk will explore the area and tell the story of the mine.

July ...

  • 7th July Sunday - King & I Band - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    A Leeds-based jazz band playing all your favourite tunes
    Band sponsored by local Councillors.

  • 14th July Sunday - Hands Across Ceilidh Band - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Hands Across will be playing well-known foot-tapping dance tunes from the bandstand. Come and enjoy the music and have a dance!

  • 16th July Tuesday - Oddsocks Theatre Company - 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Present their unique take on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar!
    Fun for all the family. Wrap up warm and bring a picnic and seats or blankets for sitting on.
    Oddsocks perform whatever the weather!

    FREE EVENT! Refreshments will be available in the Visitor Cantre.

  • 28th July Sunday - Woodland and Nature Walk - 1:30 p.m. to aprox. 3 p.m.
    Part of Love Parks Week.
    A guide walk in the park looking at the various woodland activities and at the wider flora and fauna of the park. With decent weather, we hope to see many butterflies, especially the Purple Hairstreak.

August ...

  • 4th August Sunday - Middleton's Got Talent! - 12 noon to 4 p.m.
    Our very own music festival celebrating South Leeds bands, singers and dancers. With DJ Danny! Plus Face painting, balloon modelling and arts and crafts. Something for all the family.

  • 11th August Sunday - South Leeds Golf Course Walk - 1:30 p.m. to aprox 3:30 p.m.
    A longer walk - over 2 hours - over the old South Leeds Golf Course land.

September ...

  • 1st September Sunday - North Leeds Jazz Orchestra - 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Band sponsored local by local Councillors.

  • 8th September Sunday - The Great Middleton Park Show - 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    Showcasing local people's skills and talents. Our Annual Craft, Flower and Produce Show with live music, stalls and entertainment. Come along and enjoy the fun and enter something, get involved and submit your veg, handiwork or art for a prize certificate or trophy!
    Our Biggest Event of the Year - not to be missed.

    Click here for the show website, which is in the process of being updated for this year,
    and Click Here to download and view the full show leaflet and entry form.

  • 15th September Sunday - Religion in Middleton - 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    A Guided walk. "Illegal" Mass centres and the story of Middleton's St. Mary's Church. Part of the Leeds Heritage Open Days Programme.

  • 29th September Sunday - The Friendly Band - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    As is now a firm tradition, The Friendly Band, founded in 1868, finish off our Summer season of events. We love them and so will you!

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Autumn and Winter events are not yet finalised. Check back here for updates, or Follow us on Facebook where last minute changes and notices will be posted.

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