Welcome

We are a charity made up of local people, bringing people together for good.

We love to CELEBRATE what is good, CREATE new initiatives and CARE for one another in our community of Crossgates & East Leeds. Who we are …

Read all about us in the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Warm Spaces – Places where you will receive a warm welcome & refreshments.

What’s on – our weekly groups/activities

For more information on our projects, groups, activities and events, follow the links at the bottom of the page below:

TUESDAY @ the Community Hub, Crossgates Shopping Centre

  • Mind Matters 1-3pm
    Enjoy a cuppa in a relaxed environment and listen to or take part in a led discussion on topics around wellbeing.


WEDNESDAY @ The Methodist Church Hall Austhorpe Road

  • Craft & Chat 1-3pm (1st & 3rd WED of the month)
    Do you enjoy making things? Bring along your own project or join the guided session with other makers.
  • Music Hour 1.30-2.30pm (2nd WED of the month)Listen, join in or even perform!
    Led by local musicians.

FRIDAY @ The Methodist Church Hall Austhorpe Road

  • Morethan 11am-1pm
    More than a tots group, more than a coffee morning – it’s an intergenerational community cafe open to all. 
    Drop in for cake, company and friendly support.
  • Three Thirds 1.30-3.00 (1st Friday of the month)What does the Bible say? A chance to share stories, read the bestselling book of all time and talk about how to put it into practice.  
    An informal time divided into 3 parts – open to all.

SATURDAY @ The Methodist Church Hall Austhorpe Road

  • Repair Café 11am-3pm (3rd Saturday of the month)
    Bring along your broken items and the team of volunteers will help you to fix it.  


 Suggested donation £2 per session

NEW!  THURSDAY 2-4pm & FRIDAY @ 8.30-10.30am
@ St
James, Manston Parish Hall, LS15 8JH

Community Fridge – Sign up as a member and pay £3.50 per visit. Choose 12 items of food from our fridge and baskets once a week. Contact andy@connectingcrossgates.com or call 07840 033637 to find out more or get involved.

Please press here to get in touch if you would like to find out more, volunteer, or have an idea to discuss.

Volunteer Documents


Connecting Crossgates is part of Leeds Christian Community Trust Charity No. 109686
We gather people together for good in our community of Crossgates and East Leeds.
We love to CELEBRATE what is good, CREATE new initiatives and CARE for one another and our community.
We offer accessible volunteer opportunities, groups/ activities, events and other support/services.