What's on at the centre

Community Champions Leeds is a new 6 month project working with local migrant communities, to lead on positive health and wellbeing messaging by running groups and activities that will promote:

  • Improved health and wellbeing
  • Better self-manage long term conditions
  • Support the long covid pathway
  • Increased access to health and care
  • Reducing health inequalities

For more information please email: Milly@oblongleeds.org.uk and look out for this logo and groups you can be a part of.

SEVA the morning cafe  

Wednesdays 10 am - 12 pm 

‘Pay what you can’ Wellbeing Cafe.  Come in for a drink, keep warm & recharge.  December  21st.  January 11th, 18th, 25th





Kosy Krafts

Tuesdays 10 am - 12 pm (Free group)

Get Kosy, creative & make great conversation.  December 13th. January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st.


Reception Volunteering

We're looking for people to join our reception team, giving 4hrs per week to help out on reception.  Greeting visitors, handling calls, helping with simple queries.

We can provide training, bus ticket vouchers and a reference relevant to the work you're doing - if you're looking to gain experience in admin work, reception volunteering could be very useful to you.

You'll need good communication skills and an understanding of the importance of treating all our visitors with care and dignity.

If you're interested, sign up using this form.

International Language Exchange

Thursdays 11:45 am - 1 pm (Free group)

A friendly & practical place to speak & improve your language skills. December 15th. January 12th, 19th, 26th. Feb 2nd & 9th.


Thriving Together Volunteering

Thriving Together is a new project supporting local people to start their own groups and projects for other local people in Little London, Woodhouse & Hydepark.
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 Cam.

ESOL English for speakers of other Languages - Conversation Cafe

Thursdays  1030-1130.
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: lily@oblong.org.uk


7 week Peer-Support Mental Health & Wellbeing Course Online and Face-to-Face 

Starting Thursday 19th January 2023 , 10.30am-12.30pm Face-to-Face at Woodhouse Community Centre 

Or on Zoom dates to be confirmed

The 7 weeks include... 

Stress and Relaxation 

Connection and Isolation 



Self-Care and wellbeing 

Spaces are limited. 

Please contact Lucy@oblongleeds.org.uk 0113 2459610



Wednesdays 12 noon - 2pm

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



IT Suite 

Open Monday - Thursday 10am - 4pm

Excluding bank holidays

We have PCs, printer, scanner and photocopier.



Headspace is a 7 week, peer-support, mental health and wellbeing group. Each week we focus on a different theme related to our mental health (see below). Available online and in-person.

    Peer Support
    Stress & Relaxation
    Resilience and Mental Health
    Connection & Isolation
    Looking After Yourself
    Keeping it Going

Email wellbeing@oblong.org.uk if you are interested

Leeds Community Clothing Exchange

Refresh your wardrobe and recycle your clothes! Bring up to 20 items of
unwanted clothes to swap.

Next events: Saturday October 28th January 2023 and every 4th Saturday after that.


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


After School club (On hold for now)

W Childcare Learning Centre - 'Working holistically, to make a difference today for generations to come.'
After school club for 5 -15 year olds. Tuition, trips, games, free play, crafts, meals and more.
OFSTED registered. Contact Amendeep on 07790684852 for more information, or to book.

For more info email reception@oblongleeds.org.uk