What's on at the centre


Current Groups

All of these activities are FREE unless otherwise stated.


10.00-4.00 IT Suite open 
10-12 The Present - 6 week programme for woman, starting 10th June. Contact lucy@oblong.org.uk to register. 
19.30 Tango Class: Beginners. £10 per class. Learn more here 
20.30 Tango Class: Improvers. £10 per class. Learn more here. 
10.00-3.00 Baskeball Camp (12-16 yrs) email milly@oblong.org.uk to register


10.00 - 12.00 Breakfast Club - self-service continental breakfast 
12.00 - 2.00 SEVA Lunch Club; Pay What You Feel lunch club
10.00 - 4.00 IT Suite open


9.15-10.45 Kinds Stay & Play

10.00-12.00 Breakfast Club - self-service continental breakfast 

11.00 - 1.00 Home Schooling Adventures 

12.00 - 2.00 SEVA Lunch Club: Pay What You Feel lunch club 
10.00-12.00 Basketball Clinics  Email: milly@oblong.org.uk to register
10.00 - 4.00 IT Suite Open 
18.00-19.00 Tai Chi class with International Daoist Society: Sign up here 


10.30 - 11.30 ESOL - English for Speakers of Other Languages 
12.00-01.00 Herbal Retreat - From 25th July
1.00 - 3.00 Craft2Gether
10.00 - 4.00 IT Suite open 

Coming Soon

Saturday August 3rd 12-4 
Family Fun Day + Summer Fundraiser! 

Face painting, cake stall, food van, Eritrean coffee, plant stall, vegan food, children's crafts and multi-cultural fashion show! 

Come and join us for a fun day out in the sun this summer & help us raise funds for the centre at the same time. 

FREE, but stalls will charge. 

Coming Soon 

Summer Holiday Basketball Camp & Clinics

22nd July 10.00-3.00 Basketball Camp, for ages 12-16 
31st July, 7th August, 14th & 21st August 10.00-12.00 - Basketball Clinic, for ages 12-16 

Volunteer & Residents Community Forum 

29th July, 12.30-2.30. Your support can make a difference! 

To connect, build and empower the local community. Contact Milly or just drop in. milly@oblongleeds.org.uk

ESOL English for speakers of other Languages

Thursdays 10.30-11.30. 
There will be no ESOL on 4th or 11th of July due to volunteer holidays & Polling Day. It will start again on the 18th July. 

All levels welcome to our ESOL conversation cafe!  Come along and practice your English, have a cup of tea and make new friends. 

More info: info@oblong.org.uk

Herbal Retreat

A seven week course. Learn new ways to relax and balance the chakras with related Affirmations, Herbal Teas and Essential Oils. 

12-1pm Thursdays, starting on July 25th. 

Including Summer Retreat Event - September 5th 11am-2pm. 

Contact Milly for more information. Milly@oblongleeds.org.uk

Give yourself - The Present 

Starting Monday June 10th

A FREE 6- week programme for women using simple bodywork from yoga and kung fu to help you feel safe and at ease in your own body. 

Safe space - women together - self defence techniques - discussions - confidential group work - gentle movement and breath work. 

To register, contact lucy@oblongleeds.org.uk or phone 0113 2459610. 





Thriving Together Volunteering

Thriving Together is a project supporting local people to start their own groups and projects for other local people in Little London, Woodhouse & Hyde Park.
More info available here.

If you are living within Woodhouse, Hyde Park or Little London and want to volunteer - we would love to hear from you.



Email thrivingtogether@oblongleeds.org.uk

or Call 0113 2459610 and ask to speak to Milly or Nick



Seva Lunch Club 

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 12 noon - 2pm

A 'Pay What You Can' restaurant run by local people, for local people to come together & eat together.

Anybody can come, no need to book. 

Self-service continental breakfast served from 10-12 on Tuesdays & Wednesdays 



IT Suite 

Open Monday - Thursday 10am - 4pm

Excluding bank holidays

Free to use

We have PCs, printer, phones & scanner / photocopier.



Leeds Community Clothing Exchange

Refresh your wardrobe and recycle your clothes! Bring up to 20 items of
unwanted clothes to swap. £3.50 Entry, all gender items accepted. Bring up to 20 items of adult clothing, shoes and accessories. 1 item = 1 credit, no kids clothes, swimwear, underwear, or jewellery. 

Drop in, no need to book. Community Clothing Exchange is now taking a summer break and will return on Saturday 28th September. 




Leeds Zen Group

Zazen is silent, seated, objectless meditation. Contact John on 07946 476471 to find out more.
First session is free, then £5 / £3 per session.

Monday 19.00 - 20.30, Thursday 18.30 - 20.00 & Saturday 9.00 - 10.30