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2017-10-17  Spooky Events at Kippax Library

The Community Hub at Kippax Library is holding a Halloween Crafts event on Monday 23rd October from 2pm to 3pm. Kids are encouraged to turn up in Halloween fancy dress. The event is suitable for under 16s and no booking is required. 


2017-10-09  Kippax Christmas Lights

The 28th annual Christmas Lights switch on in Kippax will take place on 23rd November, The organisers hope to have Danny Milo to compere the show along with Santa, JT from Cas Tigers, Bare Brass and a host of local talent; also the annual fireworks display  


2017-10-06  Big Macmillan Coffee Morning Success at Brigshaw

Pupils and staff at Brigshaw High School raised £367.56 for Macmillan Cancer Support at their Coffee and Cake Morning  


2017-09-29  Kippax and Methley Forum

Kippax and Methley Forum are meeting at Brigshaw High School on Wednesday 11th October at 6pm. It is open to residents from Kippax, Methley, Allerton Bywater, Micklefield, Mickletown, Ledston, Ledston Luck and Ledsham 


2017-09-27  Kippax Strike Blooming Gold

Kippax in Bloom have been awarded Gold in the very competitive Urban Community category of Yorkshire in Bloom 2017. Garforth in Bloom were awarded a Silver Gilt in the Town category of the competition 


2017-09-25  Stargazing Sell-out

The Introduction to Stargazing event at St Aidanís at 7.30pm on 30th September is sold out. The evening of astronomy is organised by RSPB and Wakefield and District Astronomical Society 


2017-09-23  Ex-Clergyman Jailed

Former clergyman John Bishop, 76, from Kippax has been jauiled for 6 years after admitting sexually abusing underage girls. The ex-Church of England Minister pleaded guilty to 25 charges of indecent assault. The offences were committed between 1955 and 1982 


2017-09-14  New Skate Park Opens in Kippax

The Lord Mayor of Leeds will open a new £150,000 skate park in Kippax at 1pm this Saturday. The facility is located on Kippax Common playing fields and can be accessed from Green Lane and Green Avenue.  


2017-09-10  Help for the Growing Zone

Staff from the Leeds Building Society offices on Main Street Garforth have been using their volunteering leave to fix up old furniture at the Growing Zone in Kippax. The Growing Zone is an allotment garden project for adults and children with special needs. 


2017-09-07  Adventures in Digital Photography

Are you interested in digital photography and aged 13-17? If so come along to a new camera club that meets fortnightly at Kippax community Hub from 4pm to 5pm, starting 18th September. All equipment is provided and it is free. This is a 6 session programme funded by Outer East Community Committee. Booking is essential 


Clubs and Societies


1st. St. Mary's Scout Group Group Scout Leader Mr Simon Burgess 0113 2876126


Extend Exercise Pat Goodacre 


First Steps Elizabeth Anne Thomas 0113 287 0326


Great and Little Preston Parish Council Janet Winn 0113 2869288


Kippax Amateur Operatic Society Anne Brookes 0113 286 2468


Kippax and District Local History Society Edgar Pickles 0113 286 4785


Kippax Community Association LorraineHarrison 0113 286 5211


Kippax in Bloom Mrs Pat Sammy  0113-2862283


Kippax Line Dancing Carol Bradley 01132 871099


Kippax Methodist Church Rev Robin Fox 0113 2877669


Kippax Parish Council Colin Child 01977 681350


Leeds Samurai Martial Arts Lisa Powders 0113 2879667


LeedsPhoenix Club Mrs M Watson 0113 286 7813


LorraineSchool of Theatre Dance Mrs LorraineHarrison 0113 286 9321


Osteoporosis Society - Leeds Branch Pat Goodacre 0113 286 8193


Royal British Legion - Kippax Branch Mr Fielding 0113 286 3734


St Mary's (CE) - Kippax Bruce Carlin 0113 286 2710


St Vincent Paul Society J T Guthrie 0113 286 3449


The Fitness League Miss Denise Perry 0113 286 4475


The Growing Zone, Gibson Lane, Kippax , Leeds LS25 7BQ  June Perkin  


Yorkshire Evening Post Brass Diane Carlisle 0113 286 2415


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20/4/17 RSPB Fairburn Ings the first of a series of walks entitled from Coal Face to Wild Place at 10am.


26-28/4/17 St Mary's Church Hall Kippax Kippax Dramatic Society murder mystery evenings at 7.30pm.


25-29/4/17 Castleford Phoenix Theatre Kippax Amateur Operatic Society present the musical comedy Betty Blue Eyes


17/6/17 RSPB Fairburn Ings Nature Photography Workshop by Paul Miguel from 12.30 to 4.30pm. The cost is £40


Every Monday Band Club Kippax Kippax Line Dancing Club 7:30-9.0pm easy, †9-10:30pm Intermediate


2nd Monday of Month St Marys Church Hall Kippax Kippax and District Historical Society 7:30pm


every monday Kippax Methodist Church Pram Club mums and babies 1.30-3pm


Every Monday Band Club Kippax Kippax Line Dancing Club 7:30-8.30pm easy, †8.30-10:00pm Intermediate


every tuesday Kippax Methodist Church Coffee morning 9.30-11.30am


Every Wednesday Band Club Kippax Kippax Line Dancing Club 7:30-9.0pm easy, †9-10:30pm Intermediate


last Wednesday of the month Brigshaw High School Friends of Billy Wood Monthly Meeting 7:30 Harry Bratley 2868073


every wednesday Kippax Methodist Church Weekly Coffee Evening 7:15 pm to 8:45 pm


last Wednesday of the month Elders Community Centre Great and Little Preston Parish Council Meetings 6.30pm


Every Wednesday Band Club Kippax Kippax Line Dancing Club 7:30-8.30pm easy, †8.30-10:00pm Intermediate


Every Wednesday Kippax Leisure Centre Jujitsu with Leeds Samurai Martial Arts Wednesday 6-8:00pm Contact Lisa Powders on 0113 2879667


3rd Thursday of month Methodist Chapel Kippax Kippax Parish Council† 7pm Parish Clerk: Colin Child,† 0113 2860033


first Thursday of month Mount Pleasant Kippax Connect friendship group 10am-noon


every Thursday Brigshaw High School Zumba Fitness classes starting 15th Sept 2011 from 6.30pm-7.30pm. Please call 07917692340 to book.


every third saturday Kippax Methodist Church Dance 7.15pm


Photos of Kippax


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Cheeney Basin, Kippax by Carol

Local Websites



Kippax Village - Excellent community website.


Kippax Environment Forum - Forum for local issues


Kippax & Methley community site


Kippax Parish Council


Great and Little Preston Parish Council


Barwick & Kippax statistics


The Kippax Band


Kippax Amateur operatic Society (KAOS)

Places of Worship

St Mary's (CE) - Kippax


Brigshaw school


Greenfield school Kippax

Clubs and Societies

Follow this link to the list of clubs and societies in Kippax


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