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Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft, space2 leeds, seacroft musical, west yorkshire playhouse community shows, community arts leeds

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft, space2 leeds, seacroft musical, west yorkshire playhouse community shows, community arts leeds

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside the Seacroft

What happens when one young adventurer with a magic suitcase gets on a bus bound for the seaside and ends up in… Seacroft?  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland have nothing on our hero’s night-time tour of the wild, weird and wonderful folks of East Leeds. Space2 are back with another all-singing, all-dancing, all-falling-about-laughing show, this time set in the ginnels and parks of Seacroft.

‘Oh I Do Like To be Beside the Seacroft’ is an adventure set across one strange night, written by Boff Whalley using stories and histories collected from the folk of Seacroft by Jane Morland. It will be performed and sung by a cast previously hiding their talents around the streets, shops and schools of the area. With live band, dancers, and no doubt a suitably irreverent audience, here’s a musical fairy-tale bringing Leeds to life.

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seacroft will be performed at
West Yorkshire Playhouse for ONE NIGHT ONLY.



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Pop-up Museum at Old Fire Station in Gipton

Meeting every Monday morning from 5 June Between 9 am – 11am at Wykebeck Primary School in the Dame Fanny Waterman centre.
It’s time to don your Indiana Jones hats – helping us to create a Museum at the Fire Station in September 2017 housing your collection of stories and artefacts all about Gipton Fire Station.
We need people who would like to learn how to become community researchers to help fill the museum. Talking with local people to collect stories and artefacts; learning how to look through the archives, and how to look after the objects. Who knows what we could find!
We will work with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Leeds Museum and Galleries Service, Leeds Libraries , West Yorkshire Archive to help us find the gems – untold stories , photographs, memories.
We are also creating to pop up museums in Saint Nicholas Catholic Primary School and Wykebeck Primary School After School .
If you are interested still please email me or call me, if you can not come and join us on a Monday morning maybe we can come and meet you.
Jane Moreland will be leading the community research group.

For more information contact Emma on: 0113 320 0159 ex 1

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One off Events

Space2 hosts a stall at local galas in East North East Leeds, providing advice, information and fun activities, like planting your own seeds or riding on the smoothie bike (then drinking the smoothie!)

Seacroft Summer Gala

Gipton Summer Gala

Seacroft Christmas Gala

Contact Emma Goodway: for more information


Pop Up Health Stalls

Space2 hosts pop up health stalls in East North East Leeds, sharing information on healthy living with local people in places like libraries and supermarkets. Led by Fresh volunteers, the pop up health stalls offer a fun and friendly way to get advice about health and wellbeing issues into the places where communities work, shop and socialise.

Contact Emma Goodway: for more information


Clear Out Your Closet

Clear Out Your Closet is a series of creative activities, poetry writing, social support and signposting led by acclaimed poet Michelle Scally Clarke. Participants explore their own thoughts and feelings to help let go of the past and move forward.

Days, times and venues to be confirmed

Contact Emma Goodway: for more information and to book a place

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