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2019-05-25  Mental Wellbeing

On Tuesday 4th June Garforth Library will be starting a 7-week-long Mental Wellbeing Course with the organisation Humans Being. The course will be every Tuesday, 10.00-12.00, and will be a safe and supportive environment to talk about your problems. This course will tackle many issues, including stress, self-esteem, being true to yourself and setting goals, all with the aim of creating a more confident you. The course is entirely free but there are limited places, so if you'd like to join, phone 0113 224 3291 


2019-05-23  U3A AGM

Garforth, Kippax and District U3A group are holding their first annual general meeting at Garforth Workingmen’s Club on 5th June at 1.30pm. All full members are welcome to attend. 


2019-05-21  G-Fest 2019

G-Fest 2019 takes place on Glebelands playing fields, Garforth on Saturday 20th July from 11am to 9pm. It is a day of outdoor family fun, food, drink and live music in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice. Tickets are £10 for adults, £5 for children and £25 for families (2 adults & 2 children) from St Gemma’s Hospice charity shop in Main Street.  


2019-05-20  Gardeners Wanted

St Benedict’s Allotment needs helpers and is looking for enthusiastic gardeners. Crops produced are donated to those in need and proceeds from the sale of crops go to N.E.T. If you are interested in helping call David on 07553 428 364. 


2019-05-19  Z-Fest 2019

Z-Fest takes place at the Lord Gascoigne, Garforth on Saturday 13th July. The event is in aid of St Martin’s Hospice and features live music, stalls, rides, games, bouncy castles and a reptile show. Musical acts include the Sound of Bowie and Bash the Bishop. Admission is free 


2019-05-16  Driver Caught with False Number Plates

A woman blamed her sister when she was caught driving with false number plates. Terrasa Bolton also had bags of cannabis in her car and was subject to a driving ban when she was stopped by officers in Leeds. The mum-of-two gave her sister's details when officers stopped her on Aberford Road, Garforth, on 19th January this year. She was given a six-month jail term, suspended for two years, and disqualified from driving for 12 months. 


2019-05-15  Clamp Down on Garforth Street Parking

Police were handing out parking fines to cars in the Green Lane area of Garforth yesterday after a number of complaints about parking issues. Officers issued several Fixed Penalty Notices for parking offences and conducted speed checks with a mobile speed camera. 


2019-05-13  Anniversary Ball

St Benedict’s School’s 50th Anniversary Ball takes place on Friday 24th May at Garforth Holiday Inn starting at 7pm. Tickets are £25 per person to include a pre-dinner drink, 3 course meal and entertainment. 


2019-05-12  Plant Sale

Firthfields Gardening Club is holding a plant sale at Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth from 10am to noon on Sunday 19th May. There will be quality plants at low prices. Refreshments will be served 


2019-05-10  Flying Through Garforth

The Flying Scotsman is coming to Yorkshire in July, hauling a special rail tour from York to Carlisle via Leeds on Sunday 7th July. The train departs York Station at 9.30am and takes the Church Fenton line through Micklefield and Garforth to Leeds, arriving at 10.20am. It returns from Carlisle at 4.15pm, arriving at Leeds at 8.30pm and York at 9.20pm. 


Clubs and Societies


1st Garforth Scout Group Michael Hansborough  


3rd Garforth Guides  


Dayspring Church Nick Castle 0113 2320898


Dayspring Listening and Counselling Centre Laurie Lowton 0113 287 5055


Firthfields Community Association Gwyn Beckwith 0113 286 2031


FOCUS Helen Falkingham 0113 287 3754


Garforth Brass Band Janet Lymath 07960 294986


Garforth African Drumming Club Alison Lyon 01423 880628


Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society James Grayson 07842 903018, 0113 2865552 and 07709050110


Garforth and District Lions The Secretary 0845 833 5825


Garforth and District Probus Club The Secretary 0113 2864692


Garforth Camera Club John Bebbington 0113 286 4373


Garforth Community Association David Leroy 0113 286 8576 / 0113 232 0421


Garforth Flood Support Group Jacqueline Simpson 0113 2866709


Garforth Girls Brigade, Methodist Church,  Main Street,  Garforth Liz Gordan 0785 5757760


Garforth golf club Ken Findlater 0113 286 2063


Garforth Historical Society Mrs Vera Willis 0113 286 3524


Garforth in Bloom Carol Woodhead 


Garforth Jets Badminton club Stephen Sumner 


Garforth Jubilee Brass Band Charles Hindmarsh 07979 686675


Garforth Musical Society Mrs J Robinson 0113 206 6865 / 0113 286 6044


Garforth Railway Circle Allan Dawson 01132868054


Garforth Rangers  02 3454 3334545


Garforth Rec Bowling Club Pamela Bacon 07818698778


Garforth RUFC Jonathan Fallas 0113 3935561


garforth touring car club  07775 592747


Garforth Town AFC George Williams and Bryan Haddington 0113 2877145


Garforth Townswomen's Guild Mrs P Wadsworth 0113 286 3343


Garforth Villa jnr football  


Garforth youth football league  0113 2047864


GarforthBridge Club Mrs Jeal 0113 286 2914


GarforthMethodistChurch Mr A F Sedman 0113 286 2618


Kempo Ryu  


Leeds Health Walks Chairman John Scott 0113 2863656


Macmillan Cancer Relief Mrs E J Gisburn 0113 286 6358


Neighbourhood Elders' Team Monica E Walker 0113 287 4784


Rainbow Club Denise Looker 0113 232 0550


Sinatra Music Society -Leeds Branch Glenys Day 0113 286 7341


St BenedictsGarforth Fr Donal Lucey 0113 286 3224


St Mary's (CE) - Garforth Gordon Cooper 0113 286 3737


Take a Pride in Garforth Group Jacqueline Simpson 0113 2866709


Vision is not Essential (VINE) Mrs A D Knott 0113 286 5200




23/4/17 Garforth Fire Station car boot sale from 9.30am to 1pm in aid of the Fire Fighters charity.


25-29/4/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall Garforth Musical Society presents Oliver! Performances start at 7.15pm with a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm.


29/4/17 St Marys Garforth Murder Mystery Evening at 7pm


29/4/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall coffee morning from 10am to noon.


30/4/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society Acting Workshop for all ages from 15 years upwards from 10am till 4pm. Participation fees are £15 per person


6/5/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall St Marys Spring Fair from 10am to 2.30pm


14/5/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society Drama Workshop from 10am to 4pm.


20/5/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall RNLI Coffee Morning and plant Sale


21/5/17 Firthfields Community Centre , East Garforth Firthfields Community Association plant sale


3/6/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning


10/6/2017 Chatsworth House and the Chatsworth Flower Show Firthfields Community Centre summer outing . The cost is £72 and includes the coach, entry to Chatsworth House and gardens, afternoon tea and entry to the Flower Show. To book your place call 0113 2864298


17/6/17 Garforth Academy Garforth Rangers AFC welcome morning from 10am to 11.30 am for under7, 8 and 9 girls and boys. also places for boys 12 and 14 year old teams and other ages. Simply turn up


23/6/17 St Marys Garforth Tadcaster Grammar school Big Band presents an evening of big Band standards and popular music at 7pm. Tickets are £5 for adults and £3 for children


25/6/17 Glebelands garforth Garforth Lions Gala from 10am to 5pm


8/7/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall RNLI Coffee Morning


9/7/17 st Benedict's School St Benedicts School Summer Fair from 11am


15/7/17 Main street Garforth Garforth Community Feastival from 10am till 9pm


15/7/17 Main street Garforth Garforth Community Feastival from 10am to 10.30pm on and around Garforth Main Street Admission is free


25-27/8/2017 Bramham park Leeds Festival at Bramham Park


23/9/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall RNLI Coffee Morning


12/10/17 Firthfields Community Centre , East Garforth Firthfields Community Association is running a theatre trip to see Grease at the Alhambra at 7.30pm. Tickets £45 to include coach travel. call Patrick on 0113 2864298


24/11/17 Main street Garforth 2017 Christmas Lights switch on at 7pm. There will be a parade and entertainment from 5pm


25/11/17 Garforth Miners Welfare Hall RNLI Christmas Coffee Morning


Every Monday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Dorinda School of Theatre Dance 3.30pm - 5.30pm Elaine Grimes A.I.D.T.A. on (0113) 2868301


Every Monday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Monday Funday for parents/carers and children 9:30-11am term time only    Dawn 28974189


Every Monday Welfare Hall, Garforth Line Dancing 1:30-3pm  Doreen Fall 2860944


Every Monday Welfare Hall, Garforth Caroline Atha School of Dance 4pm to 8pm  ring Caroline Atha 2865319


Every Monday Welfare Hall, Garforth Line Dancing 8pm to 10pm Sam Lambert  2863707


Last Monday of month Squash Club Garforth Garforth Residents Association Meeting 7:30pm


Monday to Thurs Welfare Hall, Garforth Pre-School Playgroup 8.50am to 12.00 Wendy Laycock 2320421


2nd Monday of Month Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Committee Meeting 7pm all welcome


Every monday See Published Itinerary Leeds Health Walks - free guided walks on Monday and Thursday mornings website


Every Monday to Saturday Garforth Library Garforth Youth Facility for Teenagers: Monday 2.30pm-8pm, Tuesday 2.30pm-5pm, Wednesday 2.30pm-5pm, Thursday 2.30pm-8pm, Friday 2.30pm-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday closed


every Monday Garforth Library Garforth NPT will be holding surgeries every monday 4pm - 6pm


Last Monday of month (excl Bank Holidays) Miners Welfare Hall, Garforth Garforth Flood Support Group 7pm Contact Jacqueline Simpson on 0113 2866709


1st Tuesday of every month Garforth Library Garforth Readers Group 10:30 to 11:30


Every Tuesday Squash Club Garforth Garforth Jets Badmington Club Night  8-10pm  May to Sept


Every Tuesday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Dorinda School of Theatre Dance 4.30pm - 7.30pm Elaine Grimes A.I.D.T.A. on (0113) 2868301


Every Tuesday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Tiddlers mother and toddler group 9.45am to 11.15am Lesley (0113) 2870282


Every Tuesday Welfare Hall, Garforth Tea Dance 2-4pm Frank Hawkins 286 8341


Every Tuesday Welfare Hall, Garforth Yoga 7:15pm to 9:15pm ring Margaret Thorpe 01845595142


First Tuesday of month Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Gardening Club on the first Tuesday of each month (except August) at 7.30pm ring Patrick 2864298


First Tuesday of month St Marys Church Garforth Mothers Union  1:30pm


every Tuesday Garforth Methodist Church Garforth Musical Society, 8pm-10pm, all welcome, any capacity


first Tuesday of month NET, Main Street, Garforth Singing Group 2-4pm


last Tuesday of the month NET, Main Street, Garforth Connect Friendship Group £1.50 2-4pm


Last Tuesday of every month Methodist Church, Garforth Garforth Railway Circle 7.30pm Slide shows. Digital presentations. Talks, by Guest speakers and members


Every Wednesday Garforth Community College Garforth Community Arts School 4pm to 8:30pm term time only All welcome


Every Wednesday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth East Garforth Childminder's Drop In Group 9:30-11am  Lesley Tel:2870282 or Joan Tel:2861239 for more information


Every Wednesday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Garforth Kenpo Karate  Juniors: .6.30pm - 7.30pm Seniors: 6.30pm - 9.00pm contact Sensei Ian Atkinson, on (0113) 2868531


Every Wednesday Garforth Methodist Church Garforth Girls Brigade 6-7:30pm


Every Wednesday Welfare Hall, Garforth Patchwork People 2pm to 4pm ring Thelma Conquest 2864897


Every Wednesday Welfare Hall, Garforth Caroline Atha School of Dance 4pm to 7:15pm ring Caroline Atha 2865319


Every Wednesday Welfare Hall, Garforth Games Night 7:30pm to 10pm ring Roy George   2861839


Every Wednesday Welfare Hall, Garforth GCA Art Club 7:30pm to 9:30pm Gordon Hall 2860239


Last Wednesday of month Primrose Hill Community Centre, Swillington Swillington in Bloom Group 286 2364


1st and 3rd wednesday of month Barleyhill Working Mens Club, Garforth Garforth and District Probus Club. Retired businessmens club, speakers, outings, bowls. Contact Brian Fox 0113 2864692


Every Wednesday  St Benedicts Parish Centre Irish Dancing 6pm


every Wednesday NET, Main Street, Garforth Whist Group 1.30-4pm


Every Thursday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Dorinda School of Theatre Dance 4.30pm - 6.30pm Elaine Grimes A.I.D.T.A. on (0113) 2868301


Every Thursday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth East Leeds Militaria Society (ELMS) hobby wargaming group 7:30-10:30pm John Daybell (0113 2660427), Duncan Hey (0113 2958575)


Every Thursday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Tiddlers mother and toddler group 1.00pm to.. 2.30pm  Lesley (0113) 2870282


Every Thursday Welfare Hall, Garforth Caroline Atha School of Dance 40pm to 7:30pm ring Caroline Atha 2865319


Every Thursday Welfare Hall, Garforth Yoga 7:45pm to 9:15pm ring Kay Bennet 2861892


2nd Thursday of month Garforth Community College Garforth Townswomens Guild Mrs Joyce Emery  2861635


Every Thursday See Published Itinerary Leeds Health Walks - free guided walks on Monday and Thursday mornings website


Every Thursday St Marys Parish Centre Net sponsored Extend Keep Fit class 10 am


every Thursday St Benedicts Parish Centre Garforth Musical Society, 8pm-10pm all welcome, any capacity


second Thursday of Month Net, Main Street, Garforth Coffee Morning 10am-noon


Every third Thursday 62C Main Street Garforth Coffee afternoon for dementia sufferers and their carers in Garforth 2-4pm


Every Friday Squash Club Garforth Garforth Jets Badmington Club Night  8-10pm


Every Friday Welfare Hall, Garforth Coffee Morning 10am to 12pm Garforth Community Association


Every Friday Welfare Hall, Garforth Bowmen of Leeds  7:30pm to 10pm  ring Andy Wilkinson 2860110


first friday of month Garforth Methodist Church Papercraft Plus 1pm to 3pm


Friday Mornings Welfare Hall, Garforth Diddy Dance 07917757566


Every Saturday Garforth Community College Garforth Community Arts School 8.45am to 12.45pm  All welcome


Every Saturday Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth Dorinda School of Theatre Dance 9.30am - 12.30pm  Elaine Grimes A.I.D.T.A. on (0113) 2868301


Every Saturday Welfare Hall, Garforth Caroline Atha School of Dance   9:30am to 12noon ring Caroline Atha 2865319


Phone for Information Welfare Hall, Garforth Ballroom Dance Lessons Phone for details  Mrs Beaumont  01274 876122


First Saturday of month Garforth Town Football Club Saturday Night Disco 7pm Come dance the night away!


Every Sunday Welfare Hall, Garforth Broad Acres Baptist Church 9:45am to 12:30pm  Rev. Wray   2873598


First Sunday of month Firthfields Community Centre, East Garforth East Leeds Militaria Society (ELMS) hobby wargaming group10-5pm  John Daybell (0113 2660427), Duncan Hey (0113 2958575)


First Sunday of month Garforth Methodist Church Garforth Girls Brigade


every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month Garforth Community College Dayspring Church - every first and third Sunday of the month at 10:30am ring 0113 2320898 for more details


Every Sunday Garforth Methodist Church Garforth Brass Band 6.15-7:45pm Training band 5pm-6pm


Phone for Information Welfare Hall, Garforth Gads (Drama) Pat Toes   2862491


Phone for Information Welfare Hall, Garforth GMS (Musical) Joyce Robinson 2866044


Local Websites


Garforth area community websites

Garforth and Swillington Community Website


Garforth Community Association


Firthfields Community Association


Garforth Resident Association


Garforth NET


Garforth in Bloom


Garforth Flyer Forum


Garforth Historical Society  and new GHS website


Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society


Garforth one stop shop


Photos of Garforth


Garforth Lions


Garforth Fire Station


Garforth Medical Centre


Gibson Lane Practice on-line appointments


National Statistics Garforth


East Garforth primary school


Garforth Community College


Green Lane


West Garforth junior school


Garforth Jubilee Brass


Garforth Musical Society


GADS Garforth Amateur Dramatics Society


Garforth Camera Club


Garforth touring car club

Places of worship

St Benedicts Garforth


St Mary's (CE) - Garforth

Sports Clubs

Garforth Rangers junior FC


Garforth Villa jnr football


Garforth youth football league


Garforth Jets Badminton club


Garforth Town FC


Garforth golf club


Garforth rufc


Kempo Ryu Karate club


3rd Garforth Guides


Garforth Girls Brigade

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