What's on at the centre


The I.T. Suite wil be closed to the public from December 20th 2018 - January 2nd 2019. If you have enquiries about room bookings and when classes and groups are starting back up please email info@oblongleeds.org.uk. Reduced staff so replies might take a small while longer than usual. Thanks for your patience and see you in the New Year! 

Oblong's I.T. Suite 

Our new public access opening times are:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 10am to 1pm

Tuesday and Thursdays: 1pm to 4pm

No booking required !


Community Conversation Dinner - December 13th 7-8:30pm

Come get to know your neighbours and the community over tasty home cooked food at Woodhouse Community Centre. Everyone welcome, family friendly. If you are bringing kids let us know so we can set up the play area. If anyone has special food requirements let us know.

Free, donations accepted go towards the community centre. Please RSVP to confirm a space!

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Self Defence & Fitness Class for Young People 9 + years Thursdays 4:30-6pm

Free self defence and fitness class for young people aged 9+ years. No experience necessary. Qualified personal trainer and group fitness class instructor with martial arts experience. Wear comfy clothes! Every Thursday from 4:30-6pm in Woodhouse Community Centre. Please contact us for morw information.







Community Gardening Day 

Please come and help out for 2 hours, or whatever you can manage at Woodhouse Community Centre's communal garden. To find out the next session please get in touch - 0113 2459610

No experience necessary! Just come along, family friendly!




In Touch Therapies

We’re In Touch, a massage and holistic therapy CIC based in the heart of Woodhouse, a stone's throw away from Leeds city centre. We are a cooperative of therapists dedicated to providing affordable remedial &rejuvenating therapies to make you feel good whilst doing good!

With years of experience behind us, and a real passion for everything involved in holistic health and healing, we hope to be your first port of call when it comes to caring for yourself and others.

As a social enterprise our profits go towards helping run community projects.'



Table-Top Sale Saturdays December 15th 11am-2pm

Have you got loads of bits and bobs sitting at home that others might want? Do you love a car-boot, jumble or table-top sale? Get in touch to rent a table or come along and see what prizes you can find. Grab a tea or coffee and have a look at all the treasure. For all the family!

Tables are being organised by Monica, to get in touch with her please call 07561359570.




Free Coffee and Conversation Cafe - Every Thursday 9:30am - 11am.


Want to improve your English? Come along to a relaxed coffee morning to practice and learn English.
Parent with children welcome.





NCT Antenatal course


Antenatal courses and workshops to prepare for birth and your new life as a parent; exploring both the practical and emotional aspects most relevant to you.

Multiple groups on various days, contact 0300 330 0700 for more info.


Monday FREE Cafe  - Arts, Crafts and Origami - Mondays 1-2:30pm 


Cafe serving tea, coffee and cake, plus toasties and homemade soup for £1.

Board games, arts, crafts, origami, or just come and chat

This group is FREE, refreshments and materials are provided 



Leeds Community Clothing Exchange

Refresh your wardrobe and recycle your clothes! Bring up to 20 items of
unwanted clothes to swap. Café with curries and cakes. £3 entry.

 2019 dates to be confirmed...

ESOL classes (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Want to improve your English? Our ESOL classes are FREE and open to all, just drop in!

Thursday 11am-1:30pm Beginners (RESTARTS JANUARY 10TH 2019)

Thursday 18:00-19:30 Intermediate (RESTARTS JANUARY 10TH 2019)



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


Yoga with Krissy

Course of Yoga classes run by WEA and free for those on means-tested benefits. For more information or to book please contact krissybonner@gmail.com or call 07825305005


Beginners Yoga: Fridays 13.00 - 15.00

Continuing Yoga: Thursdays 9.30 - 11.30

After School club

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.

Monday to Friday; term time 15.00 - 19.00, holidays 11.00 - 15.00

Homeopathy Classes

Workshops run by WEA, free to people receiving benefits.

Continuing class Monday 9.45 - 11.45
Introductory class Wednesday 9.45 - 11.45


Leeds Violin School

Suitable for all ages and abilities, teachers are fully trained and we have 100% exam pass rate.
Further details at www.leedsviolinschool.co.uk

Monday to Friday 15.00 - 21.00


Caring Together

Activities and services for local older people; socials, exercise, craft
groups and more.
Contact 0113 243 0298 / info@caringtogether.org.uk for more info