heart - headingley enterprise and arts centre

What’s On

At the heart of Headingley we offer a varied programme of music, films, performance, literature and talks.

Scroll down to see our monthly listing and click on the ‘Next Month’ tab to see the following months programme.

Buy tickets  Box office 0113 2754548

Looking for classes and activities to keep you fit, be creative, discover new skills and much more? Check out our classes and activities here  HEART and HDT are proud of supporting two independent community groups in developing their interests and passions, these are Films at Heart and Jazz at Heart who have been with us from the very start and helped us flourish. Intrigued? Keep on reading here and here 

Events in May 2016

  • Tuesday 3rd May
    8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    The "Pls Txt" Collective presents: Try the Pie (USA), Two White Cranes, and Gerrard Bell-Fife

    Try the Pie is the solo project of Californian songwriter Bean Tupou, Two White Cranes is the solo project of Roxy Brennan and Gerrard Bell-Fife is a solo musician from Nottingham via Bradford, who plays small "f" folk music on the guitar

  • Friday 6th May
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Jam Session

    First Friday of every month regular jam session run by jazz-at-heart and an excellent house band of young musicians often from the jazz course at Leeds College of Music.

    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Prince Tribute Night

    Super Fan Gurj will be presenting his heartfelt and probably emotional tribute to Prince, with talk, film and music.

  • Tuesday 10th May
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Films at Heart - Two Days, One Night

    Sandra has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. The only way she can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Over the course of one weekend she much confront each co-worker inorder to win a majority of their votes before time runs out.

    Belgium//2014//95 mins//subtitled

    Dir Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne

  • Wednesday 11th May
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    THINK (NEW!)

    We are a community group based on the Philosophy in Pubs movement. We are a brand new group and we will be meeting on the second Wednesday of every month in the Heart Cafe.

    If you’re interested, drop us an email at thinkheadingley@gmail.com or see our website for more details:


  • Friday 13th May
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Peter Spafford - Poetry Collection Launch

    Local writer Peter Spafford launches his new poetry collection, QUICK. 'Spafford is telling us beguiling, moving, often funny stories, and we should listen'. (Andrew McMillan).

    With Calder Valley poet Anne Caldwell.

  • Saturday 14th May
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    YMAV presents a Mind, Body and Soul Fundraiser

    Reiki, Incense, Jewellery, Tarot Card Reading, Food, Face Painting, Indian Head Massage and much more

    8:15 pm - 10:30 pm

    David Broad Trio

    The David Broad Trio play all kinds of traditional American music: swing, blues, gospel, ragtime, sometimes even a bit of country. They can be counted on to get lindy hoppers hopping and jivers jiving.

  • Tuesday 17th May
    7:45 pm - 10:00 pm

    Matthew Bellwood Storyteller - The Headingley Manuscript

    It is a dark and stormy night in Headingley. Around a fire in the Shire Oak pub, a group of travellers huddle - a group of people out of time and sheltering from the storm. Each of them has a local connection and each of them has a tale to tell. The Headingley Miser, the Blind Botanist, an exiled prince and many others.

  • Wednesday 18th May
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Oxfam Quiz Night

    Join Heart’s monthly Oxfam quiz night for fun quiz with questions on film, music, books and other trivia and picture rounds. Maximum 5 in a team, £1 per person. Held in the café with licensed bar/drink available

  • Friday 20th May
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Forks over Knives Film and Talk

    A film that explores the possibility that by changing from an animal-based to a plant-based diet, people can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes.

    8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Acoustic Night

    If folk music floats your boat, come along and bring your mates! Join us for our regular Acoustic Night at the cafe` – all players and singers are very welcome.

  • Thursday 26th May
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Headingley Mums Knitting and Crochet Group

    Stitch Up presents a brand new group for Mums and Mums-to-be in Headingley who are interested in learning how to knit and crochet items for their babies and children.

  • Friday 27th May
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    "Taqsim Delight, Dance and Music Night" with Hassan Erraji and friends

    An evening of music fromNorth Africa, the Middle East and beyond , songs and solos, dance and stories featuring the internationally-acclaimed master musician Hassan Erraji with some surprise guest dancers and fellow musicians.

  • Saturday 28th May
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    Jazz@HEART presents Ingrid Jensen Quartet ft. Jamil Sheriff

    Jazz at Heart are pleased to be involved in The Orpheus Project, an Arts Council England supported project that brings international jazz artists to tour in the North. This is a rare opportunity to see a world-renowned musician in an intimate venue and this will be the full band's only date in Leeds. For one night only, Ingrid's quartet will become a quintet with the addition of pianist Jamil Sheriff.

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